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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2023
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    Rolan Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established with a mandate to create a realistic and effective difference in the lives of vulnerable and less privileged persons living in urban, remote, and desolate communities in Nigeria.
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    Fundraising Officer

    Role Summary

    • We seek a seasoned Fundraiser to join its tight-knit team. In this role, the fundraiser will use expert communication skills and a 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, the Fundraiser will hone his or her speaking, writing, and leadership abilities while moving the organization closer to its financial goals.
    • The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, organized, and have a knack for research. We’re looking for someone who believes in the mission of the foundation and has exceptional drive for furthering our fundraising efforts as well as strategizing and delivering on new ones.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Promote awareness of the organization’s mission and work
    • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers
    • Spot new fundraising opportunities
    • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals
    • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders
    • Ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop
    • Research individuals, corporations, and foundations that are interested in gift giving
    • Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors
    • Write grant applications and fundraising proposals
    • Strategize and successfully execute fundraising campaigns
    • Organize fundraising events while overseeing teams of volunteers
    • Manage a budget and track whether goals are being met

    Person Specification

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree with at least three years of experience in fundraising, sales, or marketing
    • Intermediate level for(Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, databases)
    • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills
    • Ability to lead and motivate colleagues and volunteers
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Passion for research
    • Ability to successfully balance priorities while managing multiple tasks and planning big events

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: and Cc: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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