Senior Development Officer

Location: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Date Posted: 23-11-2018
The role is to raise and administer funds for the  institutional  advancement. Th Foundation has its Head Office in Durban.
The Senior Development Officer will ideally  be  a confident self-motivated individual  with extensive    experience  in   fundraising,   prospect   identification,  donor   solicitation    and campaign project implementation. He or she should demonstrate evidence of ability to raise funds, have  high-level  verbal  and written communication skills, and  the attributes necessary to manage  the portfolio. A major  responsibility  of  this position  is to conduct face-to-face visits with  donors  and  donor  prospects.   Knowledge of  and  prior  fundraising  experience within  the higher education sector would  be a distinct  advantage.
Minimum Requirements:
•    A Bachelor's Degree  plus a postgraduate qualification equivalent to NQF Level 8.
•    A valid  driver's  licence plus reliable vehicle.
•     Computer Proficiency.
•    Five (5) years  appropriate experience in a fundraising  or sales environment.
•    Evidence  of success in raising funds exceeding R5 million per annum.
•    Evidence  of proficiency in proposal  writing.
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