Fundraising Officer
Ike Foundation for Autism
Abuja, NG
2d ago
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Ike Foundation for Autism's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Fundraising Officer jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : October 31, 2022

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  • Type of Contract : Hybrid

    Languages Required : English

    Job brief

    Ike Foundation for Autism (IFA) is seeking to hire a seasoned fundraiser to join our tight-knit team. In this role, you will use your expert communication skills and keen sense of initiative to spot fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage fundraising campaigns.

    By coordinating events, writing proposals, and recruiting and leading volunteers; you will hone your speaking, writing, and leadership abilities while moving IFA closer to its financial goals.

    The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and organized, with a knack for research. We are looking for someone who believes in IFA's mission to serve all persons living with Autism and will demonstrate an exceptional drive to further our existing fundraising efforts.

    The Fundraiser will have several duties depending on the needs of the organization, but they typically will recruit sponsors and oversee volunteers, lead promotional activities build fundraising programs and lead / maintain communication with donors.


    Under the direct supervision and liaison with the programs manager contribute to the planning and implementation of private sector partnership and fundraising strategy to promote the rights of children living with Autism and support IFA's mission in the country by the establishment of effective communication / networking through partnership, collaboration and leveraging resources for the Autism community :

  • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals
  • Writing funding proposals and sending these to potential sponsors
  • Maintain records of sponsors for annual outreach efforts
  • Organize campaigns that will lead to donations
  • Train volunteers to support outreach efforts
  • Creating promotional activities to create awareness of the organization's mission and work
  • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers
  • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders
  • Ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop
  • Requirements and skills

  • University degree in Marketing, Communications / Public Relations, Economics,
  • Promotion and Commercial management; or equivalent.

  • Two years of progressively responsible or two years of practical professional work experience in a related area.
  • Knowledge / experience in the private sector, social marketing and partnership development is an asset.
  • Proven work experience as a Fundraiser or similar role
  • Creativity and persuasion skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Relevant training and / or certifications in Fundraising are a plus
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