Regional Trust and Fundraising Manager – Africa at Amnesty International


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  • Company: Amnesty International
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Amnesty Kenya was founded in 2002 and operates with specific goals and objectives for improving lives and upholding human rights for the citizens of Kenya and the surrounding areas. These initiatives include, but are not limited to: Right to Adequate Housing and Safety in Impoverished Neighborhoods Sexual and Gender Based Violence Education on Improving Relations Between Law Enforcement and Residents Growth and Human Rights Education Active Involvement of Youth for a Better Tomorrow Amnesty Kenya operates independently of any government, political ideology or religion and we are funded mainly by our membership and public donations. It is our hope that people-from every walk of life-enjoy all the rights outlined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Our efforts have affected positive change, but there is still work to be done.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As part of the Regional Philanthropy & Partnerships team at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat (IS), this role will lead and grow the income from Trust, Foundations, and institutional sources for the Africa Region. The role will work with IS Regional Offices to identify opportunities, pursue those opportunities and manage successful grants. Also, this role will be working with Amnesty offices based across Africa to support fundraising within and beyond their markets.

Managing Trust, Foundations and Institutional specialist fundraising and development initiatives in Southern, East, West and Central Africa, the role will be advising on and coordinating of financial investment and other capacity building resources which will drive direct fundraising activities and financial growth in Amnesty International markets in the region resulting in successful fundraising programmes in line with strategic fundraising goals.

ABOUT YOU

You will be:

  • an experienced Fundraiser, with a strong understanding of the trust, foundation and institutional funding landscape across Africa.
  • able to work independently to drive fundraising growth and influence and lead others to support this work.
  • experienced in identifying funding information sources and carrying out in-depth research on funding opportunities.
  • excellent at written communication skills with a proven ability to explain complex issues clearly for external audiences
  • experienced in monitoring and overseeing large budgets and taking strategic decisions on most cost-effective solutions, taking into considerations funders’ requirements.
  • able to provide mentoring and training on fundraising issues and specifically grants fundraising.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 30 August. 2021
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