Identify, prioritize, cultivate relationships with, and solicit funds from potential donors – including individuals, international businesses and organizations, Kenyan-based businesses, NGOs, foundations, and government entities.
Attend and promote BtGA at community events, business conferences, forums, and other events.
Create and execute fundraising events and campaigns, such as online fundraising, crowdfunding, and charity events and auctions.
Summarize face-to-face visits, outreach and communication, and proposal details via contact reports and regular tracking reports.
Develop and manage an opportunity pipeline of donors and a fundraising database to ensure accurate and up-to-date records of all donations and donor/partner interactions.
Manage relationships with donors/partners and outreach regularly through communications and status updates that link BtGA’s impact and contributions.
Lead donor proposals including the proposal process and writing.
Analyze data to track progress toward revenue goals and identify areas for improvement;
Collaborate with other staff members to ensure the delivery of tasks.
In accordance with BtGA’s philosophy, carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to those listed in the job description.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, communications, development, or a related field.
Minimum of three years of experience in fundraising or business development in the development sector, preferably in Kenya or East Africa including the donor landscape, requirements, and trends.
Experience developing business strategy, opportunity pipelines, and proposals;
Experience with donor engagement and management.
Excellent networking, communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills and the ability to represent BtGA publicly.
Ability to travel and willingness to attend events at night or on weekends when needed;
Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
Command of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Fluency in English, and Kiswahili is a plus.
Skills and Attributes
Collaborative, transparent, hard-working, and communicative work ethic.
Team player, ability to work in a team and independently.
Ability to take initiative and organize your work and schedule.
Passion for the mission of BtGA and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable populations.
Job Email id: info(at)bridgingthegapafrica.org