No Experience Grants & Partnerships Officer Job Opportunities -Educate!

Job Title:            Grants & Partnerships
Organisation:  Educate!
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About us:
Educate! tackles youth
unemployment by partnering with schools and governments to reform what schools
teach and how they teach it, so that students in Africa have the skills to
start businesses, get jobs and drive development in their communities. Our
model is delivered through practically-trained teachers and youth mentors.
Educate!’s goal is to make this practical, skills-based model part of national
education systems.

Job Summary: The Grants and
Partnerships Officer will help us meet and exceed our fundraising goals by
organizing engaging site visits for donors and partners, producing high-quality
grant reports and proposals, and supporting our fundraising and East Africa
teams to help us reach greater heights.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Grant Reports
·       You’ll work with our fundraising team to ensure that
Educate! meets and exceeds our obligations to donors by producing high-quality
grant reports that keep our stakeholders informed and connected to Educate!’s
progress and mission.
·       Write and project manage high-quality grant reports,
collaborating with other team members as needed.
·       Work closely with in-country teams to gather
information needed for reporting and donor materials.
·       Support the team in streamlining systems and processes
to make grant reporting and information sourcing more efficient.
Grant Proposals
·       We are always working to expand our donor base, and
grant proposals are a critical step in the funding life-cycle. In this role,
you will work with the fundraising team to develop comprehensive, engaging and
tailor-made proposals to submit to prospective and current funders.
·       Write and project manage high-quality grant proposals
that are customized to address the key focus areas and requirements of
prospective and current donors.
·       Help field follow-up and diligence requests from
donors related to pending or submitted grant proposals.
Donor & Partner
·       Visits We’re building the reputation and support base
to position Educate! as the leader in skills-based education in Africa, and
that includes being able to effectively show our partners what our work looks
like on the ground. In this role, you will work with the External Relations
Manager to:
·       Design, coordinate, and prepare for donor and partner
visits in Uganda and Rwanda ensure that programmed activities run smoothly.
·       Represent Educate! in person and over email to
international donors and partners.
·       Lead engaging and informative site and field visits
for international donors and partners visiting the program.
Team Support
·       Educate! is growing, but we still embrace our start-up
culture! As part of the Team, you’ll support colleagues in the U.S. and in Africa
on fundraising and other external relations projects as needed. Example
projects include:
·       Conduct research to support Educate!’s strategy for
engaging with bilateral and multilateral donors
·       Source information from in-country team members and
craft responses to answer donor or partner questions
·       Lead in-person or virtual informational meetings to
share more about Educate!’s work with peers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree
(related area not necessary)
·       A strong writer
·       An exceptional communicator and relationship-builder
in diverse settings, from a classroom to a conference room
·       Highly organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable
managing complex projects with many moving pieces
·       A self-starter, able to prioritize and manage multiple
assignments, take initiative, and work independently
·       A collaborative and flexible team player, excited to
learn and pitch in where needed
·       Experienced with traveling or living abroad,
especially in East Africa (helpful but not required)
·       And we’re also requiring for this position:
·       Native-level proficiency in spoken and written English
·       Minimum commitment of one (1) year, with a preference
for those willing to stay longer.
How to apply:
All interested Candidates
possessing the above attributes please apply online at the link below
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