MARKETING AND FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR AT A COMMUNITY PROJECT IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by Nourish

Published

05/31/2018

Start Date

08/31/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Nourish Eco Village
Hoedspruit
Limpopo,
South Africa

Description

OPEN POSITION: marketing and fundraising Coordinator at NOURISH

Starting: August/September (depending on visum) 2018, for a duration of

9-12 months (extension is possible)


About Nourish:

Nourish is a community development project, located on the border with the Kruger Park in

Mpumalanga, South Africa. We work with the local, rural communities to uplift and create a better

world for everyone. We work around 5 pillars: education, conservation, sustainable farming,

tourism and economic empowerment.

We often work with oversees volunteers and interns, who come to help out for a few weeks or for a

few months, depending on their program and background, this is who you will be working with.

www.nourishnpo.com

www.facebook.com/nourish.org.za


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

- Excellent computer skills (microsoft office)

- Own laptop

- Own camera is advantage

- Background/experience in marketing and/or fundraising

- Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail oriented

- Open minded and curious to working with local communities

- Patient and respectful in communication

- Being able to interact with people from different backgrounds

- Excellent problem solving skills

- Excellent organizational skills, being able to make and maintain own schedule

- Excellent english, both written and spoken

- Passion for people, development and conservation

- Background in (basic) business highly advantageous

- Knowledge or background in community development or sustainability is a plus

- Driver’s license is a plus

- Happy to work mainly in an office setting, behind a desk

RESPONSIBILITIES marketing and fundraising manager at nourish

You will be responsible for the marketing and fundraising at Nourish


Marketing:

- Manage the Nourish facebook page

- Manage Nourish instagram

- Manage Shick Shak, Trash2Treasure and Nourishing Moringa facebook pages and start up instagram

- Communicate with staff and volunteers about documenting their projects

- Take pictures and videos of all projects going on

- Interview staff, volunteers and guests, make vlogs and blogposts

- Create flyer, brochures, project/product adverts and campaigns to showcase products (both

hardcopy and digital)

- Weekly newsletter/blog articles

- Write articles to submit to local newspapers and magazines


Fundraising:

- Use Global Giving, put up new projects and manage existing ones

- Search and find grant programs and apply for the project

- Search and find funds for recognition for Nourish

- Write fundraising proposals for new and/or existing projects

- Do mini-fundraising on facebook

- Organise fundraising events in Hoedspruit and the area

General Office Duties

- Assist in any general office duties (e.g. daily staff timesheets, sick notes, photocopying

lesson plans, printing forms, etc.)


Package:

- This is a FREE program

- Accommodation is included, you will be living in rondavels at the Nourish Eco Village, own

room if possible

- Food (3 meals per day at Nourish) included (no alcohol or restaurant meals)

- Transport to all off-site projects

- Car, if available, to use on the weekend for trips with volunteers (always confirm with

management)

- Wifi

- Laundry (except for socks and underwear)


Interested:

Send us an email on nourish.org.za@gmail.com with your CV and cover letter with the subject

‘community outreach coordinator’

Benefits

  • Housing Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

nourish.org.za@gmail.com
http://Limpopo,

If you are interested, please send us an email at nourish.org.za@gmail.com with your CV (please include date of birth and country of origin) and cover letter, with the subject 'marketing and fundraising coordinator'


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