Job Details

  • Reference number: EC000209
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: June 1st
  • Remuneration package: R 650 960

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the Fort Hare Foundation fundraising initiatives
  • Support the development and implementation of fundraising strategies for the Foundation.
  • Contribute to the Foundation’s strategic and annual planning
  • Participate in planning, writing funding proposals to comply with donors/ funders guidelines and standards, paying particular attention to accountability requirements and ensuring that applications meet donor.
  • Liaise with faculties and service departments to get information that will assist in proposal development and accountability
  • Accountability to the funders/ or donors Contribute in improving the effectiveness of the Foundations’ oversight, monitoring and coordination of fundraising and reporting.
  • Coordinate cross-programme funding and reporting arrangements, acting as the lead person setting plans and organising meetings.
  • Keep the organisation up-to-date on changing donor priorities and ensure that new funding opportunities are identified and shared with teams in a timely manner.
  • Event organisation and management Ensure that the events are successful.

Inherent Criteria

Minimum requirements:

  • Three year (3) qualification in Marketing and / or Communication
  • Five (5) years’ experience, two (2) of which must be at management level.
  • Experience in stakeholder management Proposal development experience

Application Requirement

To Apply: Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

 Applications must clearly indicate the name of the post applied for.

Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and proof of remuneration and three work-related referees, on the application website.

Note that for all re-advertised positions this advert supersedes the one advertised previously owing to modifications made.

Candidates who have previously applied are requested to re-apply. No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted

Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.

Late applications will not be considered. Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note: Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only

Queries can be directed to Ms. Maxine Joseph on 043 704 7190

For more information please contact: Maxine Joseph

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.