Marketing and fundraising coordinator

Dar es Salaam Full Time NGO
TSh Confidential
4 days ago

Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator.

  • Qualification Level: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Marketing (45%)

o Planning and posting regular social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Tanzania and Malawi

o Lead on and develop communication and marketing plan for help2kids, including the development of materials and campaigns including the quarterly report, email campaigns and regular blog posting

o Update and improve website content (English and German)

o Advertise and update content about our programs on various volunteer platforms

o Photo and video content

o Responsible for digital and print marketing/promotional material (banners, postcards, flyers, etc.)  

o Coordinating marketing efforts between Tanzania and Malawi

o Working together with Field Managers in Tanzania and Malawi and Head Office in Switzerland on specific cross border and international marketing projects


Fundraising (50%) 

o Identify and cultivate relationships with potential new donors

o Work closely with the international fundraising team to contribute to fundraising and partnership efforts

o Researching and writing fundraising proposals for all Projects, as well as managing donor database

o Coordinating fundraising team in Tanzania and providing support

o Actively seeking out CSR partnerships both in Tanzania and internationally. 

o Develop and monitor implementation of fundraising strategies and plans 

o Work with management team in Tanzania to collect relevant information for donor reports


Administration and Coordination (5%)

o Produce weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual fundraising and marketing updates for review by the management team / HO in Switzerland

o Participate in and contribute to management Team meetings 

o Support management team with their responsibilities, including acting as cover whilst members are on leave

o Other marketing and fundraising tasks, as requested


Person Specification: 

Things we are looking for in the ideal candidate:

• Fluency in English (Additional languages - Swahili and German considered great advantage in this position)

• Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English 

• Ability to work with limited resources in a sometimes challenging environment

• Experience with Photography and using a DSLR camera

• Proficiency working with basic web programs/ CMS Wordpress, and must be able to use Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and InDesign

• Strong networking skills

• Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated

• Excellent organizational skills and time management skills 

• Proven ability to work under pressure, in a fast paced working environment 

• A passion for working with children and youth

• Willingness to participate in the children's lives in a positive way and set a good example by your behavior at all times

• Work well with team of local staff, international staff and volunteers

• Be willing to live in a dormitory at our guest house (www.friendlygecko.com) shared with volunteers (6 bed room)

• Commitment of at least one year

• Previous development experience preferred

• Must have the required documentation to allow you to legally work in the United Republic of Tanzania. 


Benefits:

• Food and housing in the Friendly Gecko Guest House, Mbezi Beach 

• Laptop and phone provided on the ground

• Modest monthly stipend

• 6 Week vacation


LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Fluency in English (Additional languages - Swahili and German considered great advantage in this position)

Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English 

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

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