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Fundraising/Partnership Fellow

Fellowship - South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

The CTC Ten Foundation was founded in 2007 to honor the memory of Christopher T. Campbell. The CTC Ten Safe Hub consists of a soccer pitch and adjoining clubhouse that is dedicated to providing soccer-based health and educational programming to the local community of Khayelitsha, South Africa. The CTC Ten Safe-Hub programs are managed and facilitated by our implementing partner and local South African non-profit, AMANDLA EduFootball. Through the EduFootball curriculum, participants develop life-skills through soccer like team building, conflict resolution, and goal setting. As our partner, AMANDLA EduFootball has helped us fulfill our mission to promote the education of disadvantaged youth in a culturally sensitive and effective way. 

Each year, the CTC Ten Foundation selects two individuals as CTC Ten Fellows to support the ongoing development of the CTC Ten Safe Hub. CTC Ten Fellows work closely with our implementing partner AMANDLA EduFootball and are instrumental to the success of delivery of community and life skills enhancement programs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising:
    • Research & identify funding and partnership opportunities
    • Assist with creating a comprehensive development plan that includes strategies, timelines, benchmarks and goals
    • Compile funding and partnership proposals, concept notes, grant applications and other funding applications.
    • Assist in preparing fundraising strategy workshops
  • Partnership Management
    • Compile a database of potential/relevant funders for corporate, public and civil sector, including all relevant information.
    • Administer existing partnerships, including reporting, follow-ups as well as recording, updating and maintaining of partnership database.
    • Create and compile written and custom-made reports for all partners
    • Assist with driving fundraising related projects and events.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Graduate Degree. Preferred field(s) of study: Business, economics, marketing, media, public relations;
  • High levels of knowledge and interest in the field(s) of international development, child-care work and/or conflict-resolution;
  • Experience in fundraising and partnership building;
  • Professional, energetic self-starter. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills; including public presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and membership database software