JOB: Resource Mobilization Officer

Published: 14 July 2017
Resource Mobilization Officer: Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa (ICAPA)
Deadline: 12 noon 31 July 2017

The Resource Mobilization Officer is responsible for building an increasingly, diversified network of supporters, including institutional, banking, corporate, academia, policy-makers, donors/partners as well as other institutions/individuals who believe in the work of Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa (ICAPA) and provide funds, technical support and other forms of collaboration to meet the current and future needs of ICAPA.

The post holder will also be responsible for raising awareness about the organization's work at various forums.

Key responsibilities
Fundraising; Developing, implementing and monitoring fundraising strategies, that includes yearly targets to meet the costs of the current and future programmes; Approaching and raising funds from partners/donors, companies, trusts, Banks and foundations within Zimbabwe and abroad; Facilitating co-financing opportunities for partner organizations; Developing annual work plans based on the approved strategy and if needed, preparing income and expenditure budgets for each fundraising initiatives; Assisting in the preparation of project proposals for corporate and other funding agencies; Ensuring all partners receive appropriate and timely reports and updates; Sensitizing and training team members on fund raising and communications skills and strategy.

Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration, and Business Administration OR
Post Graduate Degree in any field from a reputable institution, with substantial experience in fund raising, will be an added advantage.

Applicants with prior experience of working with NGOs, shall be at an advantage; Minimum five years of demonstrated experience in developing fundraising strategy and institutional fundraising;
Experience in grants management, monitoring, assessments, and reviews, is desirable

To apply
Female candidates are encouraged to apply and international candidates are also welcome. Interested applicants should apply directly to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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