Young Africa International is hiring a Fundraiser (flexible remote location)

Young Africa is looking for an experienced Fundraiser

[stationed in Harare, Zimbabwe or in Amsterdam, The Netherlands].

Do you want to be part of a successful international non-profit organisation? Are you a specialist in raising funds and mobilising institutional resources? Are you passionate about our vision? Young Africa is looking for you!

Young Africa trains young people in Africa to find paid employment or start their own businesses. Through integral vocational training, young people learn a trade, and are empowered with life skills and entrepreneurship training. We have 10 training centres across 5 countries and numerous implementation partners. We have skilled 60,000 youths and empowered 300,000 youths with our programmes. We are headquartered in Zimbabwe with a support office in Amsterdam.

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What you will be doing?

  • Draw up a resourcing strategy for the YA Confederation’s short-term, medium term and long-term strategy and Ensure implementation of the resourcing strategy (i.e. meeting resourcing targets as set out and agreed upon)
  • Tracking and reporting on resourcing targets as set out and agreed upon), tracking and reporting on progress,
  • Performing donor intelligence for the YA Federation’s funding requirements,
  • Contribute to expanding the organisation’s institutional donor network and explore relevant consortia
  • Contribute to expanding the organisation’s private donor network and explore relevant consortia
  • Identifying potential funding opportunities from existing and new potential funders
  • Track opportunities, including coordinating Go, No Go meetings
  • Engaging with partners, and maintaining partner relationships,
  • Tracking proposal process and updating pipeline
  • Planning the workflow of the grant writing proposal process and proposal writing
  • Coordinate Project Design processes
  • Create project budgets in collaboration with Finance and Operations Team
  • Participate in handover of successful proposals to implementing teams
  • Liaise with Communications department to ensure appropriate content is produced for fundraising requirements
  • Where aligned, take responsibility for institutional donor relationship management,
  • Capacity building the YA affiliates (implementing partners) in resource mobilisation and proposal writing,What we offer
  • Work that matters. You contribute to our ambition to train half a million young people across Africa for sustainable livelihoods
  • Collaboration with a passionate, international, and professional team
  • An Africa-centred organisation with social entrepreneurial elements, including annual travel
  • A salary up to €4,500 gross per month, depending on experience.Who we are looking for?
  • An experienced fundraiser with a strong and traceable track record in fundraising
  • A team player who can also work independently and multi-task
  • A natural networker who can engage potential donors with conviction and zeal
  • A go-getter; a proactive and independent professional
  • Excellent command of the English language.Have we piqued your interest?To apply, please send us your motivation letter (1 page) and CV before 10 May 2024 on [email protected]

How to apply

Have we piqued your interest?

To apply, please send us your motivation letter (1 page) and CV before 10 May 2024 on [email protected]

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