FACT is delighted to add 2 volunteers to its growing team to fill in the vacancies of Communications and Fundraising Officer volunteers to help create and implement communications and fundraising strategies that further our goals respectively. As our organization expands, we are in need of 2 young people who can promote our brand, interact with the public and establish productive relationships with beneficiaries, key stakeholders and policymakers. Applicants should be excited about developing and implementing fundraising and communication plans to engage target audiences and spread the right and timely messages about Sexual Reproductive and Health and Rights services. The ideal candidates should have a proven track record of skills in fundraising and communications, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preference will be given to upcoming young people in the fundraising, communications and public relations sector aged between 18 to 25.

Job Title: Communications Officer Volunteer (Part-time)

Location: Blantyre

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop, support and promote organization goals, including message development, social media content creation and media outreach
  • Develop and disseminate public relations materials that increase organization’s visibility among our beneficiaries, stakeholders and donors
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, bloggers and partners that will help advance our work
  • Identify target audiences and create right strategies to effectively engage them
  • Ensure digital marketing content aligns with our brand’s identity and message, and assist with marketing campaigns as needed
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time

Desirable attributes, qualifications and skills

  • At least hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field
  • Strong interest and passion in promoting Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights among the youth.
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in communications strategy development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Chichewa and English
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics and email marketing
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
  • Skills and knowledge in graphic designing

 

 

 

Job Title: Fundraising Officer Volunteer (Part-time)

Location: Blantyre

Reports to: Executive Director

Responsibilities and Duties

Job Responsibilities

  • Raise funds for our cause and regularly meet or surpass fundraising targets
  • Research potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits to understand how to position our organization to them
  • Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for our organization
  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities
  • Assist in planning and coordinating events meant to raise funds and coordinate activities of volunteers and interns related to event planning and execution
  • Create marketing materials, like flyers and brochures, to be used for the promotion of events and other fundraising activities
  • Analyze the performance of events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness and to identify areas where money can be saved
  • Maintain complete and orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications
  • Build upon existing donor relationships and form new donor relationships on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time

Desirable attributes, qualifications and skills

  • Hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, journalism or related field
  • Strong interest and passion in promoting Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights among the youth.
  • Have at least 1-year of fundraising experience
  • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Quick thinker and ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Experience working in customer relations preferred