Charity Fundraiser

Charity Fundraiser

Location Tanzania Start date July 2018 Full Time Internship

Compensation Different conditions are applicable depending on the length of your stay


Role Description:

C-re-aid is looking for a motivated and adventurous fundraiser to complete our team in Tanzania. You design and oversee all the fundraising of the organization. Further you manage the fundraising by organizing income-generating activities, applying for funds or grants and establishing (corporate) sponsorship. This role will require a motivated, independent, adventurous and forward-thinking individual to work on several projects to guarantee the organization┬┤s growth. This position is perfect for those wanting to strengthen their experience and expertise when looking for a career in development cooperation. The position gives insight into all of the many facets of the running and expanding of a development organisation.


You will be able to work side by side with the founder of the organization, the Organizational Manager, the NGO partner organisations and all the interesting people that cross our path. You will not only help the organization, but also be able to learn and experience to be part of the interesting and exciting processes that a growing organization is going through.


Personal Specification:

  • Strong interest in Social Sciences and Architecture
  • Confident/fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent written, and oral communication skills, and able to communicate to a variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge of working with Internet Social networks.
  • Experienced internet skills and online research.
  • Good research skills via alternate forms.
  • Ability to form partnerships with universities, NGO┬┤s, local and foreign partners.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • High motivation, with the ability to be pro-active.
  • Work well with others and independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage own workload and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to work with limited resources.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Willingness to learn on the job.
  • Flexible.


Job description:

  • Motivating and facilitating supporters to maximise the funds they raise;
  • Inspiring new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters;
  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities
  • Raising awareness of the charity and its work at local and national levels, e.g. by giving talks to groups or seeking photo opportunities with the media;
  • Developing and coordinating web-based fundraising, online auctions and merchandise sales;
  • Increasing funds by researching and targeting charitable trusts whose criteria match the charity's aims and activities;
  • Developing and implementing a strategy for individual and corporate supporter recruitment and development;
  • Overseeing corporate fundraising, including employee giving and matched giving from employers;
  • Managing and updating databases to record donor contact and preference information;
  • Writing applications and mail-shots, using direct mailing to reach a wide range of potential and current donors;
  • Making risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort on the most appropriate fundraising activities with the highest chance of success.
  • Apply for grants, government funding or development prices.





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Please send your resume with a cover letter to with a subject line of "Financial Manager"