- Company: Charles Dukwe Foundation
- Experience: 5 - 10 yers
- Studies: Bachelor
- Category: Charities - Not for Profit
- Contract: Permanent
- Salary: Negotiable
Charles Dukwe is Africa's leading social entrepreneur and
founder of its largest independent development machinery, UCA. Charles Dukwe
Foundation (CDF) is the heart beat of this revolutionary business mogul
dedicated to the further empowerment of those that cannot participate in his
compassionate capitalism philosophy. Charles Dukwe Foundation (CDF) is involved
in women financial support, children upkeep, scholarships, and over 100 other
initiatives through the sponsorship of charities.
We are looking for exceptional individual who will provide
leadership, planning and training to diverse team members and service providers
to help in coordinating and inviting charities in your country to submit
proposals for consideration.
Coordinates fundraising of institutional and
special donor events which involves decision making input on external
resources, managing event processes, coordinating meetings, preparing,
monitoring and distributing event budgets.
Liaises with College leadership, event
Committees and the Community Relations department on the development of media,
marketing materials, announcements, photo opportunities and speech writing. Assists
in developing new events, and maintains, organizes and manages existing RDC
fundraisers and special events from concept to completion, ensuring they
operate smoothly, efficiently, and generate maximum revenue and exposure.
Working alongside Committee Chairs,
co-facilitates various event related committees as required.
Provides input on stewardship strategies to
ensure seamless transition between fundraising events and stewardship
activities, working closely with the Development Coordinator, the external
Special Events Coordinator, and other Community Relations staff
Responsible for all communications and
networking in support of special events, and assists with development of new
opportunities to build community awareness.
Responds to enquiries from the public about
events, including assisting with media requests.
• Post-secondary diploma required, preference for
post-secondary degree, in a related field (preferably Marketing, Public or
Community Relations, Event Planning), and two years of experience in special
events planning, preferably in the not-for-profit sector.
• The ability to work well independently on several projects
concurrently, and possess excellent communication, organizational and creative
• Experience in planning and implementing events including
expertise in attracting sponsorships; proven track record in developing and
implementing promotion plans; print production expertise associated with
• Software proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power
Point, is required; knowledge and experience in the Raisers Edge database
program is preferred
• Extensive experience working with executive, donors and
volunteers and managing, supervising and orientating people for events.
• Excellent written and oral interpersonal communication
with marketing and communications skills; media relations experience is an
• Strong initiative
and customer service orientation; volunteer management skills an asset •
Project Management, organizational and prioritizing skills; problem solving and
organizational skills; attention to detail is imperative
• Demonstrated high energy level and flexibility, pleasant
persona coupled with sound judgment; flexible, discreet and able to maintain
confidential information, knowledge of correct protocol for specific
• Experience and comfort with facilitation of committee
• Office administration experience.