Bidii Children's Charity
1 year or more
Community & Care
Skills you would develop
Young professionals, university students or fresh graduates looking to build their skills and knowledge in grant writing and fundraising sector.
About the position
We are seeking an experienced and organized self-starter volunteer to join our team as a Fundraising and Donor Engagement Lead. If you are passionate about making an impact in child education in the developing world, we will be happy to hear from you.
The lead will help develop compelling and persuasive communication products for several fundraising channels such as direct mail, telemarketing, donor programs and events. Working closely with the Board of Directors, they will oversee and lead the planning and execution of strategic fundraising initiatives.
Work closely with the Board of Directors to create and execute a strategic fundraising plan which includes supporting signature events such as our Bidii Run/ Bike Ride
Support the development and distribution of fundraising communications
Work with the Executive Director to research, coordinate and write grants
Manage development and implementation of fundraising activities, events, and campaigns
Work with the Board to develop and maintain donor and partner relationships
Maintains and updates fundraising and donor management platforms and databases
Attends meetings and events on behalf of the organization to raise the profile of the charity
Other duties as required
Be a passionate change maker
Knowledge of donor management databases and platforms including CanadaHelps, Benevity, Keela and SimplyK
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Exceptional interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
2+ years’ experience in fundraising and communications within a non-profit or fundraising organization
Skilled storyteller with editing skills and experience speaking to different types of donor audiences
Proven track record of developing and executing successful fundraising communications strategies and campaigns
You are an ideal candidate if you have a proven record of exceptional performance and possess an aptitude for communication and online marketing.
About the organization
Bidii Children’s Charity is small registered Charitable Organization committed to empowering kids by providing opportunities for education in Kenya. We take a holistic approach in education to support the wellbeing of kids living in poverty.
While volunteering, you will learn about the beauty of Kenya, her people and their resilience. You will gain first hand insights about how small acts of kindness goes a long way in making big impacts.