Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator


Roedean School seeks to employ a highly skilled, enthusiastic, and innovative person to the post of

Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator

The successful applicant will be responsible for Roedean School (SA) fundraising, and event co-ordination. As a fundraising and events co-ordinator, you will develop an extensive network of people that can help to provide services for fundraising events.

Key requirements of the role:

  • Identify potential donors;
  • Maintain contact with donor records to ensure that all donations are recorded accurately;
  • Manage Roedean’s database of donors, including contact information and gift histories;
  • Assist in driving marketing strategies to align with fundraising goals;
  • Co-ordinate with SAORA, PTA, Roedean Academy, Executive Head, Junior School Head and COO to ensure that fundraising goals are met;
  • Manage events within the school for fundraising, and marketing;
  • Manage Roedean’s donor database to track contributions and ensure prompt payment of pledges;
  • Prepare the S18A certificates; and
  • Prepare reports on donor activity for stakeholder, COO and Board reporting.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Knowledge of and experience within a school environment will be an advantage;
  • Understanding of applicable laws including POPIA;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the fundraising; and
  • Computer literacy skills with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Required Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks;
  • Good organisational and time management skills;
  • A motivated individual able to work within team to support a common goal;
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality;
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English; and
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours with possible evening and weekend meetings/activities.

Interested parties should e-mail a detailed CV, and a letter of application, together with the names of two referees, to:
CLOSING DATE: 26 September 2022
The school reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if we do not contact you by 14 October 2022

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