Vacancies for Teachers in Government Schools – Foundation

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Development Officer is responsible for funding- and donor-related issues in the Three2Six Project and Sacred Heart College. The Development Officer cultivates professional relationships with individuals, foundations, and other agencies; and provides continuous support to the Project’s efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning and directing special events for fundraising, such as silent auctions, dances, golf events, or walks.
  • Strengthening and managing partnerships with development actors to influence policy dialogue, and support relationship building with development agencies.
  • Implementing fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns or direct mail programmes.
  • Writing funding proposals, grant applications and in-kind donation appeals for charitable trusts and foundations, donor agencies and corporates.
  • Identifying and building relationships with potential donors.
  • Developing fundraising activity plans that maximise participation or contributions and minimise costs.
  • Monitoring budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for fundraising.
  • Establishing relationships with new funding partners through research and referrals, taking the initiative to make contact.
  • Assisting and working with the Finance Officer to compile financial reports.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships by attending events, assisting in hosting events, and promoting the project.
  • Soliciting cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, businesses, or government donors.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work with precision and accuracy.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience working in a global context. Experience in programme management in developing countries, preferably in the field of refugees.
  • Graduate degree preferred in Social Sciences, Public Health, Population studies, Demography, or any other related field.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and computer-based accounting packages.
  • Strong organisational skills and a high degree of self-motivation, and ability to meet deadlines.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Observatory, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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