Resource Mobilization Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Resource Mobilization Officer

Job Code: RMO/KH/160315
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Director
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a Catholic Charitable Organization established with the objective of rehabilitating street children and empowering their parents or guardians in order to ensure that the children grow to be dignified members of the society.  

The home relies for its sustenance on the goodwill of donors and its own business initiatives that are aimed at generating income for the home. These business activities are also aligned to contribute to the rehabilitation of children by offering practical training to the children. 

Such business includes farming, carpentry workshops, restaurant, dispensary, primary school among other possibilities.

Job Summary: To strengthen the home’s capacity to achieve its primary objective of rehabilitating the needy children, the home relies on the deployment of a Resource Mobilization Officer as a professional who must have the skills, passion and will to manage effectively and efficiently, the home’s existing business activities and possessing the entrepreneurial spirit to create new viable ventures. 

The desired end of this arm of the home is for it to be a self-sustaining, profitable and a substantial contributor to the financial needs of the home. 

The vision is through the homes income generating projects, to be a completely self-reliant home with ability to fulfill all its objectives from within itself.

Currently, the home is largely dependent for its existence on the goodwill of benevolent donors. Such donors come in many forms and from diverse backgrounds, their donations also come and in order to strengthen the coordination of key donor activities, the home relies on the skills of a Resource Mobilization Officer

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the existing donors
  • Develop new relationship to attract new donors.
  • Motivate donors through excellent client relationships by providing regular reports, updates about the Home by use of modern media, newsletters.
  • Develop fundraising initiatives such as social, theatre, sports, golf tournaments etc.
  • Outreach to companies, churches, colleges, universities, individuals etc. seeking support through CSR programs, charity contributions, educational support/student sponsorships, motivational talks etc.
  • Fundraising awareness through writing to organization both locally and overseas.
  • Meeting set targets both financial and material.
  • Develop and consolidate financial and material needs of the Home in order to facilitate support seeking initiatives.
  • Maintain an up to date bank of all donors and sponsors and contributions associated with them.
  • Prepare regular comprehensive reports to the Director.
  • Maintain proper records and reports of all activities.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, social science or related qualification.
  • At least 3 years proven experience in the above described activities.
  • Membership of a relevant professional organization.
  • Possess excellent communication organization.
  • High computer literacy.
  • Proficient in English language both spoken and written.
  • Sympathetic to children’s needs
  • Self –driven mature person needing no supervision.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on:Resource Mobilization Officer

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only