Development and Fundraising Coordinator; £28,000 circa (pro rata) 21 hrs a week, (Plus up to 15% performance related pay)
One Year Contract
Overall Purpose of the Post
The objective of the post, in a competitive environment, is to help build our fundraising capacity and increase our success in fundraising. You will be actively researching funding prospects, developing and submitting project proposals to statutory authorities, trusts and foundations requesting for funds in support of our work, both here in the UK and in Uganda. You will also be managing our relationships with and securing income from a portfolio of statutory, charitable trusts and foundation in-line with agreed targets. It is envisaged that the post holder will be making proposals to help us realise annual income target of, as an indication, at least £100,000 initially which should increase year on year as our planning systems develop and as opportunities arise. In return, we are happy to reward the staff with up to 15% of their salary, as a performance related payment on successfully achieving or working towards the target.
The post holder will also be working with other staff and volunteers, creatively engaging them to ensure that they also help in augmenting the organisation’s income and identifying new opportunities for project development, in line with the organisation’s abilities. In addition, you will be helping our organisation to reach the next level of its development through coordinating the improvement of core policies and procedures and helping us to achieve recognised quality assurance systems and training accreditation.