Fundraising Officer

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time

Job Title: Fundraising Officer
Programme: Archie Hinchcliffe Disability Intervention
Base: Lusaka
Reports: Programme Manager
Responsible for: Fundraising Programmes
Key contacts:
Internal: AHDI
Purpose of the job: The Fundraising Officer is charged with the responsibility of managing activities related to analysis, planning, execution, control, and evaluation of fundraising (and public relations) programmes.

Map and maintain database of international and local donor/ funding.
Regularly monitor donor website and identify donor opportunities matching the work #of the organisation.
Review and maintain a website and regularly update it regularly.
Develop AHDI funding strategy.
Maintain / strengthen relationships with existing donors.
Improve and develop communication materials for AHDI such as brochures, website, DVD, posters, etc.
Organise fundraising events for the organisation.
Develop and submit periodic status reports on fundraising.


Degree in business communication and public relation, development studies and social sciences.
Minimum of three years of strategic development and fundraising experience including donor management, identification and liaison, proposal writing.
Proven track record of successful fundraising.
Demonstrated success in preparing proposals and grant application that have been approved for funding.
Sound knowledge of the current funding situation for development projects both local and international.
Proven experience of working with sources of funding for projects to community work, education health, disability and child policy development.
Knowledge of fundraising cycles, proposal formats and application procedures for key donors.
Good communication and proposal writing.
Good communication in word processing, documentation and presentation information.
Good skills in the internet for business purposes.
Fluent in English and any local language is an added advantage
Team worker who is able to impart, share knowledge and skills with others
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
Flexible and adaptable in their approach, able to work indivisible.

How to apply
Applications (Cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents) should be sent by email to [email protected] cc [email protected] or you can also hand in your hard copies addressed to:
The Executive Director
Archie Hinchcliffe Disability Intervention
Disacare Wheelchair Centre
Plot 11305 Libala
P.O Box 33038
Lusaka Zambia

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