Fundraising Manager

Full Time
Posted 5 months ago

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About Amnesty Kenya: A Commitment to Human Rights

Founded in 2002, Amnesty Kenya operates with a clear mission to improve lives and champion human rights for the citizens of Kenya and its neighboring regions. Focused initiatives include the Right to Adequate Housing and Safety in Impoverished Neighborhoods, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, and Education on Improving…

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Job Opportunity: Fundraising Manager

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 3 – 8 years
Location: Nairobi
Job Field: Project Management

Key Relationships

  • Managers, all staff, Board Members
  • Specific Staff with the Amnesty International Secretariat
  • Funding Partners with related responsibilities and areas of work

Main Responsibilities

  1. Write and manage fundraising strategy that leverages organization-wide resources and relationships (20%)
  2. Cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of high-net-worth individual donors (50%)
  3. Building a robust donor base by developing and maintaining long-term relationships with funders through community outreach, accurate and regular reporting, and marketing activities (20%)
  4. Building capacity for clear reporting and accountability by improving fundraising platforms, improving systems and processes to support the fundraising growth of the organization (10%)

A Change-Maker with Passion for Human Rights

As a change-maker with a passion and understanding of human rights, you will ensure all Amnesty fundraising initiatives and actions align with our theory of change by:

  • Designing and managing participatory dialogues, public events, and social media engagement to design and retain the relevance of Amnesty’s fundraising model for existing and potential supporters.
  • Proactively growing fundraising across diversified income streams from like-minded funding institutions, philanthropists, and individuals who give.
  • Establishing approaches, policies, and systems that attract, engage, and retain loyal donors and giving supporters.
  • Establishing accountability reporting systems and products that communicate value for money powerfully and transparently to institutional and individual donors.
  • Engaging and supporting other Amnesty initiatives nationally, regionally, and globally to build comparative understanding and synergies across the Amnesty movement.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of an undergraduate university degree.
  • At least eight years’ experience in fundraising, particularly in public sector partnerships, major donors, trusts/foundations, or corporate fundraising.
  • At least three years’ fundraising experience in an international setting, ideally with an international organization and with experience in Africa.
  • Experience creating and implementing a fundraising strategy that has secured at least USD 1 million.
  • Experience and expertise in developing relationships with institutional donors, high net worth individuals, or corporations.
  • Strong diplomatic skills with sensitivity to political and cultural issues.
  • High ethical standards of ethical behavior, good judgment, respect for others, confidentiality, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable analytical, numerical, and budgetary skills, including preparing fundraising budgets and proficient use of Excel and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in influencing and contributing to strategic decision making and providing advice to senior management, the board, and other stakeholders.
  • Adheres to Amnesty International Kenya’s values, including integrity, courageous solidarity, inclusivity, and innovative creativity.

Desirable Experience and Skills

  • Experience working in the human rights and social justice environment.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience working with the Kenyan diaspora.
  • Proven track record of generating significant grants and gifts in the region of USD 3 Million.
  • Fundraising experience in markets other than Kenya.

All applications must be received on or before Wednesday 20th December 2023, 2359 hours (EAT).

Method of Application: Interested and qualified? Go to Amnesty International on to apply

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