IkamvaYouth: Business Development Manager

IkamvaYouth
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 25 October, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

IkamvaYouth is a leading and award-winning non-profit organisation that provides support to high school learners to ensure that they pass matric (Grade 12) and access post-school opportunities. 

IkamvaYouth seeks to appoint a Business Development Manager to be based in Cape Town / Pretoria. 

The purpose of this position is to lead a dynamic business development team to ensure that the organisation has the income it needs to maintain its operations and build long-term sustainability to do its important work. The Business Development Manager is also part of the Executive Management Team. 

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Remuneration: R448, 400 CTC per annum  

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the department meets its fundraising, non-grant income, and reserve targets
  • Development and implementation of a fundraising and non-grant income strategy to achieve greater financial sustainability
  • Pioneer and develop new and innovative sources of funding
  • Implementation of research and development projects regarding donor recruitment
  • Develop and initiate strategies to ensure donor retention
  • Preparation and management of the departmental budget
  • Development, implementation, and management of the communication strategy
  • Manage a Business Development team
  • Active implementation and promotion of work culture in line with IY values

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or a business-related degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales, fundraising, or business development
  • Minimum of 2 years’ management experience
  • Experience in grant management is required
  • Proven fundraising/sales track record
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise multiple activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of computer and financial literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact in a professional manner
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce would be advantageous
  • Commitment to IkamvaYouth’s five values and redressing inequalities through education

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to careers@ikamvayouth.org with the subject heading “Business Development Manager”.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about IkamvaYouth, refer to http://ikamvayouth.org/

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Cape Town

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