Garden Route SPCA Fundraising Manager

We are seeking a passionate and committed Fundraising Manager to join our team at the Garden Route SPCA to contribute to the success of our mission.

The successful candidate will do marketing and fundraising for both of our branches and will report to the respective managers as well as the committee.

Location: George and Mossel Bay, Garden Route.

Job Type: Full-time

About Us:

Garden Route SPCA is a dedicated animal welfare organization committed to the well-being and protection of animals in the Garden Route area.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute fundraising strategies to support both branches (Mossel Bay and George) of the Garden Route SPCA.
  • Collaborate with branch managers and the committee to align fundraising goals with organizational objectives.
  • Implement marketing initiatives to increase awareness and support for the SPCA.
  • Report regularly to branch managers and the committee on fundraising progress and results.
  • Utilize existing contacts and establish new connections within the local business community to enhance fundraising opportunities.
  • Make informed decisions and creatively problem-solve to overcome challenges in the fundraising landscape.
  • Work independently and collaboratively within a team to achieve fundraising targets.
  • Act as a spokesperson for the organization, comfortably engaging with the media on relevant matters.
  • Interact intelligently and pleasantly with potential donors, demonstrating a thorough understanding of the organization’s mission and impact.
  • Display tact and diplomacy when dealing with staff, sponsors, and other stakeholders.
  • Possess creative skills and vision to develop engaging fundraising campaigns.
  • Demonstrate tenacity and drive to achieve fundraising goals and contribute to the organization’s growth.

Qualifications:

  • A qualification in marketing and communication would be advantageous.
  • Proven work experience in fundraising or a related field is essential
  • Established contacts in the local business community would be a great asset.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable dealing with the media and representing the organization publicly.
  • Ability to engage intelligently and pleasantly with potential donors.
  • Display tact and diplomacy in various professional interactions (Staff and Sponsors).
  • Possess creative skills and vision for fundraising campaigns.
  • Tenacity and drive to achieve fundraising goals.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and contactable references to chairperson@grspca.co.za

Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience.

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