RESOURCE MOBILIZATION & MARKETING OFFICER

Job Summary

Lead the fundraising/resource mobilization function, establish strategic relationships and develop WCK’s brand and external presences.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

In collaboration with the Programmes Manager and National Coordinator, the Resource Mobilization and Marketing Officer will In collaboration with the Programmes Manager and National Coordinator, the Resource Mobilization and Marketing Officer will lead the fundraising and resource mobilization function, establish strategic relationships and develop WCK’s brand and external presences.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Work closely with the National coordinator and the Programmes manager to develop, implement and monitor WCK’s resource mobilization and marketing strategies, policies and work plans.
  2. Proactively seek out Donor funding opportunities for the organization
  3. Responsible for building and continuously engaging strong relationships with WCK’s donors/partners
  4. Develop projects and grant proposals for donors, corporate and other funding agencies
  5. Develop and manage the WCK Partners database i.e. contacts and crucial contact information;
  6. Raise awareness of WCK and its work
  7. Ensure WCK has a coherent and engaging brand identity
  8. Develop work plans , prepare income and expenditure budgets for each fundraising Initiatives
  9. Organize and participate in events with partners, potential partners, organization, policymakers, media etc., to ensure that WCK is adequately represented at relevant external fundraising forums
  10. Provide input into donor reports, compliance and support monitoring and evaluation processes
  11. Assist in the development- production of marketing information and materials.
  12. Produce communication materials in support of fundraising such as brochures, appeals, news and concept letters and other relevant reports
  13. Raise WCK’s profile by generating media visibility
  14. Work closely with various departmental heads to identify priority themes and develop advocacy messages, and other communication and marketing materials for dissemination
  15. Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An undergraduate degree in Business Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or Social Sciences from a recognized university OR a Higher/Advanced Diploma in either relevant field with a combination of more than 3 years relevant working experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in building partnership between NGOs, corporate and or private foundations.
  • At least 3 years proven track record of successful fundraising from major donors, corporate and private foundations and developing strategic partnerships.
  • Demonstrated experience in proposal development, grant writing and reporting for NGO, local or international private funding development organizations.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate complex issues with clarity and structure, and to deliver documents to the highest levels of professionalism.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suites- Word, power point presentation and Excel
  • Very strong networking skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team as well as with a range of stakeholders, from industry, civil society, governments and international organizations
  • A strong understanding and passion for issues and dynamics affecting the environment, conservation and sustainability issues in Kenya

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your detailed CV indicating your salary expectations to:

 

The National Coordinator

Wildlife Clubs of Kenya

P.O. Box 20184-00200,

Nairobi, Kenya

Email: hr@wildlifeclubsofkenya.org

 

On the subject line please indicate REF: RM-MO/WCK/01-2019 .Applications must be received on or before 1st March 2019.

 

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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