Fundraising Manager Job Placement – Radio Maria

Job Title:      Fundraising Manager
Organization: Radio Maria
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Coordinator
About US:
The World Family of Radio Maria was legally established in 1998, and
its founding member is the Radio Maria Association in Italy. All the Radio
Maria Associations throughout the five continents are members of the World
Family which guarantees brand authenticity, offers legal, technical,
administrative assistance and the missionary development of the project.
Job Summary: The Fundraising
Manager is responsible for building an increasingly, diversified network of
supporters, including institutional, banking, corporate, academia,
policy-makers, donors/ partners as well as other philanthropic
institutions/individuals who believe in the work of Radio Maria and provide
funds, technical support and other forms of collaboration to meet the current
and be responsible for establishing and promoting the brand of Radio Maria in
Uganda, raising awareness about the association’s work at various forums and
ensuring transparent information sharing with the public. He/she will be a
strategic thinker with strong understanding of various media sources, the
Catholic Church and the development sector.
The post holder reports to the National Coordinator and is’ responsible
for donor relations and managing donor database.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct and analyse market research to
    identify potential new donors
  • Develop relationships with the highest
    possible number of groups of people
  • Create and/or develop an appropriate
    database for the association
  • Define the annual fundraising plan (to be
    presented to the Board of Directors)
  • Develop an operational plan with clear indications
    on revenue, timing and methods that respond to the expected annual budget
  • Keenly monitor the progress and impact of
  • Establish a system of thanking and
    monitoring the operational results

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should have qualifications
    in the field of fundraising and/or business studies, possibly with work
    experience in international associations.
  • Broad knowledge of the main criteria for
    marketing and communications in the non-profit sector, and knowledge of
    data processing systems.
  • Ability to build and work in a team and
    supervisory experience necessary to manage the activities of promoters,
    collaborators and volunteers.
  • Deep knowledge of the Radio Maria project,
    mission and values and code of ethics so that his/her daily work, and that
    of his/her collaborators is coherent with these principles.
  • Ability to interpret the reality in which
    Radio Maria operates, evaluating the potential and obstacles to drawing up
    strategies for fundraising and promotion in the country that aim at
    increasing the number of listeners and donors.
  • Knowledge on how to evaluate the work of
    collaborators and volunteers, optimizing the available resources and
    foreseeing an increase of the same in order to support the entire association.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged either email or hand deliver their
applications, curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional
qualifications, contact details for three (3) professional referees and a
telephone number to the address below:
National Coordinator,
Radio Maria Uganda,
Plot 839 Mutungo Biina Hill, Luzira.
P.O. Box 7488, Kampala – Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 1st January 2018
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