Earn 550 Dollars monthly as Partnership Development, Fundraising and Communications Officer at Set Her Free

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Set
Her Free
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: Monthly
Stipend of 550 dollars per month
Eligible Citizenship:
American
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs
intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking
and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to
remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability
to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently
place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
Zambia.
About US:
Set Her Free (SHF) is a
non-profit organization working to restore the lives of young girls that were
victims of sexual exploitation. We currently run 2 homes in the Kawempe and
Nakawa Divisions of Kampala, Uganda. At these homes, we provide food, shelter,
formal education, vocational skills training, counselling, and medical care to
young women. SHF provides temporary accommodation and resettlement assistance
for girls who do not have safe places to go at night, and provides services for
the girls at the centre during the day. SHF provides an open and non-judgmental
community that supports girls in reaching their full potential.
Job Summary: The
Fundraising and Communications Officer’s primary role will be to steer Set Her
Free’s resource mobilization efforts by identifying potential donors and
partners, crafting proposals and letters of interest, and helping to develop
strategic organizational growth plans. The Fundraising and Communication
Officer’s secondary role will be to create a coherent and attractive
communications strategy and represent the organization in external and partner
meetings.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support
    the Executive Director and the leadership team make strategic growth
    decisions
  • Carry
    out background research on proposal opportunities to determine SHF’s
    competitiveness to receive funding
  • Steer
    the proposal development processes, taking primary responsibility for
    proposal design, writing, budgeting, and ensuring timely and efficient
    submission of competitive proposals
  • Support
    in developing a diverse mix of funding sources
  • Maintain
    donor and proposal tracking spreadsheet, ensuring that it is up-to-date
  • Support
    board members, donors, sponsors and other guests on field visits and
    information needs
  • Write
    and edit a variety of internal and external communications
  • Design
    and oversee the implementation of a communications strategy that
    articulates a coherent identity and raises SHF’s profile
  • Consistently
    update SHF’s social media strategy and presence
  • Strengthen
    communication touch-points with SHF stakeholders to keep them informed
    about SHF projects and activities; develop and share impact stories
  • Work
    closely with management to build local and international strategic
    partnerships for SHF
  • Actively
    support the implementation of a partnership strategy
  • Stay
    informed of news and updates in philanthropy and resource mobilization
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should be proficient and experienced working with women or
    for women’s rights
  • Significant
    experience raising funds from institutional funders and individual donors
  • Prior
    exposure and experience writing funding proposals for institutional
    funders and individual donors
  • Comfort
    executing fundraising and development ideas with independence and confidence
  • Excellent
    writing and communication skills in English
  • Past
    exposure and experience with NGO communications strategies and knowledge
    of communications trends in international development and global health
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows
will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included,
including $600 in professional development funds. Fellows will live in Set Her
Free guest housing near the Set Her Free offices.
Note: The living
stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as
determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be
placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should
express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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