Fund Development Manager (Food & Beverage Industry) – Southern Suburbs, Cape Town 29 views

Job Overview



  • Relevant Degree or Diploma
  • A minimum of 5 years’ proven, relevant experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing a small team
  • Experience conducting media interviews / Public speaking
  • Writing and speaking skills
  • Project management and organisational skills
  • Creative problem-solving / analytical skills
  • Inter-personal communication and relationship-building skills
  • Leadership and skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle
  • Willingness to travel


The main purpose of this position:


Develop and execute fundraising strategies, and manage a team responsible for fundraising, donor stewardship, events, campaigns, marketing, and PR


Duties & Responsibilities:


Fund Development:

  • Develop a fund development strategy that is in line with the company strategy and ensure the proper execution of the strategy
  • Prepare and update the fund development plan annually
  • Fundraising / Proposals writing / Donor Prospecting – Local and International
  • Donor relationship management, reporting, and stewardship
  • Grow the individual giving programme
  • Conceptualise, develop, and initiate new initiatives, campaigns, events etc.
  • Manage and implement all projects, events, and campaigns for the year
  • Maintenance of the donor data base
  • Board management
  • Donor base analysis
  • Media interviews / relations and related
  • Reporting
  • Meet targets set


Marketing and PR:

  • Ensure that we have a monthly marketing / PR / Comms plan, planned in advance, as well as a tentative generic year planner that aligns with FFSA’s overall strategy
  • Ensure that our all our social media platforms grow steadily, according to set targets, that platforms are updated / posted daily, and that the engagement is suitable for our brand
  • Ensure that FFSA’s CI manual is updated and properly implemented – internally and externally
  • Ensure that all our marketing and communication tools are regularly updated – website; social media platforms; YouTube channel, pamphlets etc.
  • Compile the monthly newsletter, and ensure that is well written and circulated timeously
  • Compile the Annual Report
  • Marketing and PR – create national awareness and exposure of the work we do
  • Prepare media releases; promotions; marketing material; briefs etc.
  • Host visitors and potential donors to showcase the work we do
  • Conduct research as and when needed


General Duties:

  • Resource mobilisation
  • Manage our brand ambassadors
  • Manage the Volunteer Programme
  • Monthly reporting
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Unit 3 Sunningdale Suites
12 Wild Wood Close
Cape Town
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+27 21 554 5309 / +27 21 200 6629