Sonke Gender Justice: Internship - Resource Mobilisation

Sonke Gender Justice
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 30 August, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

With a full-time staff of 90 people working from offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Agincourt, Sonke works globally, and especially across Africa, to strengthen government, civil society and citizen capacity to take action to promote gender equality, prevent domestic and sexual violence and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS. In this way the organisation contributes to the development of societies in which men, women, youth and children can enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contribute to the development of just and democratic societies.

Sonke Gender Justice seeks to recruit a committed and innovative individual as Intern in its Resource Mobilisation Department, based at its Gauteng office.
 
The Intern will provide the Resource Mobilisation Department with administrative, research and project support to gain exposure and experience in a supervised environment.
 
During the internship, the person will be deployed at Sonke’s Gauteng office and will work with all aspects of Resource Mobilisation.  The Intern will work closely with the Resource Mobilisation Coordinator, who will be your line manager and mentor during this internship. The Intern will also report to the Programme Director: Community Action and Knowledge Management.
 
Responsibilities:

The intern will report to the Resource Mobilisation Specialist and the Programme Director Community Action and Knowledge Management. Key duties include the following: 

  • Assist in the development of a donor database and identification of call for proposals;
  • Assist with research and the development of grant proposals, follow-up of potential funding opportunities;
  • Perform general administrative tasks related to fundraising, income generation and donor related activities;
  • Provide support to staff in programmes, including desk-top research, organising events & media relations;
  • Perform administrative tasks related to programme work.

Requirements:

  • Administrative skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Excellent written English skills; previous research and writing skills an advantage;
  • Ability to do basic budgeting;
  • Pays attention to detail and displays a high level of integrity;
  • Ability to prepare training/ workshops;
  • Networking and diplomacy skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

To apply, submit a CV to Sonke’s Human Resource Department at hiring@genderjustice.org.za.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  The organisation reserves the right not to make an appointment. 

For more about the Sonke Gender Justice Network, refer to www.genderjustice.org.za.

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

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