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Job Opportunity at Learn to Earn, Donor & Resource Administrator

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Website Learn to Earn

Learn to Earn is a skills training and job creation not for profit based in Khayelitsha and Hermanus, working with unemployed people from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Job Opportunity at Learn to Earn, Donor & Resource Administrator. Learn to Earn invites applicants to apply for Resource Administrator Job Vacancy.

Learn to Earn is a skills training and job creation not for profit based in Khayelitsha and Hermanus, working with unemployed people from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds. With our motto of ‘a hand up – not a hand out’ we seek to develop people especially unemployed people, socially, economically, emotionally and spiritually. Through providing a programme that recognises human dignity and the right to live a meaningful life, we aim to assist individuals to regain their self- respect. Since established in 1989 we have trained over 16 000 unemployed South African in market related skills. Our various initiatives include: the Ground UP Barista Academy, Fashion for Change (a social enterprise focused on the retail sector), 14 market related courses and Zakhele Manufacturing & Design.

The purpose of the job is to get Through providing sound administration support to assist with the development and growth of the income stream for the organisation, primarily through financial donations, in addition to pro bono services and material/goods donations. To work on researching funding opportunities, dealing with reporting administration requirements and managing funding cycles.

  1. Responsibilities attached to the position

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the administration regarding maintaining the existing donor base and existing reporting structures.
  • Researching new funding opportunities with local, regional and international corporations/trusts.
  • Administer funding proposals.
  • Be involved in special events for fundraising, including but not limited to, Quiz Nights and Dinners.
  • Researching cause-related marketing opportunities and B-BBEE opportunities.
  • Submit the annual NPO report and contribute to the development of LtE’s annual report.
  • To work closely with the LtE Director in establishing additional revenue streams.
  • Sending of thank you letters/receipts/Tax Certificates and BEE documentation to donors and partners.
    • Pipeline management using Salesforce: tracking proposals sent, reviewed, accepted or declined.

Requirements: (In addition to Personal Qualities listed below)

  • Minimum of three years experience working in the non-profit sector;
  • Ability to work to deadlines, and achieve agreed income targets;
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills;
  • Sales experience will be an advantage.
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Scheduling and conducting site visits and tours for present and potential supporters
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly MS Office, and CRM tools preferably Salesforce.
  • Must possess a current driving licence and own vehicle, and be prepared to travel locally.
  • To endorse and promote the philosophy of ministry of LtE, likewise to promote and endorse the code of conduct of LtE.

Personal Qualities:

  • Is a committed Christian with a sound understanding of holistic human development from a Christian perspective
  • Member/regular attendance of a local evangelical church
  • Ability to make things happen (self-motivated)
  • Detail oriented
  • Good networking skills
  • Well-organised and structured
  • Good communicator written and verbally and comfortable with public speaking
  • Knows how to communicate inter-culturally
  • Calm under pressure
  • Personal characteristics of determination and perseverance, perceptive and creative

Remuneration: To Be Discussed

POlease ensure you m,eet the requirement before applying for this position, please email a full CV, references (including a letter from your Pastor) and covering letter to [email protected].

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