24th, August 2023
31st, August 2023
You shall play a pivotal role in facilitating and managing sponsorships for the education of less fortunate individuals, ensuring that they have access to quality education and opportunities.
Our client is a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of underprivileged individuals through education. Their mission is to provide access to quality education, resources, and support to empower the less fortunate in Kenya. They believe in the transformative power of education and its ability to break the cycle of poverty.
You shall play a pivotal role in facilitating and managing sponsorships for the education of less fortunate individuals, ensuring that they have access to quality education and opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for education, exceptional communication skills, and a proven track record in donor management and relationship building.
Sponsorship Program Management:
• Develop, implement, and oversee the sponsorship program, ensuring it aligns with the foundation's mission and objectives.
• Identify potential beneficiaries who require educational support and conduct needs assessments to determine eligibility.
• Maintain accurate records of sponsored students, their progress, and any additional support they require.
• Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with existing sponsors, communicating regularly to provide updates on sponsored students' progress, achievements, and challenges.
• Develop strategies to attract new sponsors and funding sources through networking, outreach, and promotional events.
• Provide exceptional customer service to sponsors, addressing inquiries, concerns, and requests promptly and professionally.
Student Support and Monitoring:
• Work closely with schools, educators, and guardians to ensure sponsored students have access to quality education, resources, and mentorship.
• Regularly monitor sponsored students' academic performance, attendance, and overall well-being to identify areas where additional support is needed.
• Collaborate with the academic team to design and implement initiatives that enhance students' learning experiences and personal development.
Data Management and Reporting:
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of sponsorships, donations, and student progress using relevant software systems.
• Prepare regular reports and updates for foundation leadership and sponsors, highlighting the impact of their contributions and detailing the achievements of sponsored students.
• Represent the foundation at relevant community events, workshops, and meetings to raise awareness and promote the foundation's mission.
• Collaborate with local stakeholders, NGOs, and educational institutions to strengthen the foundation's presence and impact within the community.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Work, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in donor management, sponsorship programs, or nonprofit organizations, with a focus on education initiatives.
• Strong understanding of educational challenges faced by less fortunate individuals in Kenya.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with donors, sponsors, and stakeholders.
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and data management tools.
• Fluent in English and Swahili; additional local languages are a plus.
• Passionate about making a positive impact on education and improving the lives of less fortunate individuals.