Fundraising & Marketing Manager- MES HILLBROW

Fundraising & Marketing Manager- MES HILLBROW


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Fundraising & Marketing Manager- MES HILLBROW

  • Location

    Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

  • Date Posted

    2 months ago

  • Apply Before

    13 Oct, 2023

Fundraising & Marketing Manager- MES HILLBROW 


To manage and inspire the MES JHB Fundraising team to build strong relationships with partners and to raise sufficient funds, to manage staff targets, provide guidance and advice, develop and implement related strategy and procedures and approve related activities and transactions where appropriate, regarding the following process areas:


To fundraise, market and build positive stakeholder relationships to the benefit of MES Johannesburg to enable the raising of sufficient, optimal funds and partner support to enable the branch's programmes to be well enough resourced to achieve their respective goals. This is done through creating an ongoing awareness & understanding of the MES brand, vision & services through building relationships, partnerships & fundraising with the broader public, corporates, government, media & internal MES staff to ensure buy-in from all stakeholders.  






  1. Compile, in collaboration with the Branch Manager and Finance Team an annual income forecast with set targets per Fundraising and income sector for Johannesburg Branch.
  2. Implement the above-mentioned plan, monitor progress, enable the Fundraising team to achieve the milestones and give feedback to programmes, branch manager, M&E.
  3. Identify new fundraising and donor engaging opportunities, assess their viability and compare with current opportunities.
  4. Collaborate and share information with MES JHB Focus Group Managers, enhancing communication flow between Focus Group Managers, Fundraising team & Finance Team related to strategic developments, forecast progress, new opportunities, feedback schedule, proposal schedule and special events.
  5. Ensure a steady flow of relevant, appropriate, high quality proposals are produced and timeously sent to relevant potential donors/partners
  6. Manage, develop, coach and evaluate staff according to company HR policies and procedures.
  7. Compile monitoring and evaluation reports as required by the M&E officer, donors and the Branch Manager. 
  8. Monitor impact and progress made in terms of indicators set.
  9. Regularly meet with prospective donors and existing donors and ensure that the Branch Fundraising team do likewise to ensure the development of growing relationships. 
  10. Update all company library document requirements as per the schedule compiled by the National Manager for the Johannesburg Branch.
  11. Ensure the branch newsletter is compiled, produced and sent out in collaboration with the relevant Branch and Fundraising Team. 
  12. Ensure that the required funds are raised as agreed to in the annual budget for the branch.
  13. Produce monthly updated income forecasts in conjunction with the Finance Manager. 



  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Online Publishing Suite
  • Presentation Skills
  • M&E knowledge
  • Understanding of Salesforce
  • Bilingual in Afrikaans & Afrikaans
  • Driver’s License





  • Preferably a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Related qualifications: fundraising, sales, administration, events management, PR, journalism, etc.
  • At least 3 years as fundraiser in the NGO sector in South Africa and at least 2 years as Manager of a team. 


Closing date: 13th  October 2023. 

CV’s to be forwarded to:


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