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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 21, 2020
  • VP serves as a community and launchpad for technology innovators solving some of the most challenging problems on the African continent. It is a carefully curated hub where tech-enthusiasts, freelancers, start-up entrepreneurs, and professionals on the go, who share common attitudes, interests, and goals, can meet, network and create. We work closely with ...
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    Partnership Manager

    Job Summary:

    In this role, you will work with the Executive Director in managing the full range of activities required to research, prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals for the foundation. You will also be actively involved in stakeholder communication and management of all VPF Partners and Donors.

    Jobs to be done

    Grant research & writing

    • Identify new donors & corporations to solicit for funding
    • Work with the Executive Director to develop concepts for grant proposals
    • writes proposals and secure funding from corporates and donors
    • Lead the implementation of strategies that will grow annual revenue,

    Donor Communication Responsibilities

    • Manage a portfolio of donors and prospects. Builds and sustains relationships with current, new and potential grant-giving organizations and individuals
    • Develop and write content for major donor communication pieces; coordinate the in-house production of pieces
    • Write direct mail pieces for major and mid-level donors, as well as other special appeals; work with the Partnership Manager to coordinate production of pieces
    • Develop print and online content for annual luncheon, gala and other special events for stakeholders.
    • Annually update/write templates for “thank you” letters for annual donors, new donors, associates, and special letters; revise as needed
    • Gather information and write content for annual and mid-year reports

    Skills & Requirements


    • In-Depth Research & Grant writing skills
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Good verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Strategic thinker
    • Networking aptitude
    • Great multitasking skills
    • Attention to details

    Other Requirements

    Candidate must have at least 3 years of experience working in a Partnership or business development role.
    Candidate must understand the VPF objectives and be passionate about what we do..

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ventures Platform on to apply
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