Resource and Mobilisation Manager

World Vision, Swaziland

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th March, 2020

Job Description


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  • List education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.
  • Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
  • List academic requirements (if applicable), technical skills, or other knowledge required as a minimum qualification for this position.

Minimum Education:

  • Degree in Marketing, Business Development and or Communications disciplines
  • Technical Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of internal and external partners.
  • Strong networking and presentation skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to analyse issues, identify priorities, manage projects and make decisions expeditiously.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a close-knit team – locally and internationally.
  • Understanding of effective fundraising pipeline development and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Plan, manage and reconcile marketing and communications related project/campaigns
  • Must have a strong working knowledge on how to post and engage on various social media platforms and other online sales/marketing channels
  • Strong leadership with ability to positively influence others to support strategic initiatives.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field of development.
  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts and recommendations to non- technical staff at all levels, in a clear and concise style.
  • Self-Manager, analytical and critical thinker, able to work with tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Track record of building long-term, productive relationships with donors
  • Demonstrated ability for handling multiple, complex fundraising initiatives simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills, knowledge of fundraising databases
  • Passion for the mission and goal of World Vision Eswatini
  • High energy, positive, "can-do" attitude, innovative thinking, flexibility, team-oriented, high degree of initiative, ability to take calculated risks, measure performance and demonstrate an overall drive to build lasting fundraising success for the organisation.
  • List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

Experience & Training:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience with corporate-giving programmes particularly small and large corporates.
  • Experience in the Corporate Social Investment space is essential as is working knowledge of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment score card elements.
  • A proven track record of successful relationship building and income generation through applying a broad business acumen to easily identify and appreciate business development opportunities is essential.
  • Experience with nonprofit CRM fundraising software is essential.
  • Experience with corporate prospecting, acquisition, cultivation and retention.
  • Experience initiating and managing successful corporate projects, events and or campaigns.
  • Cultivating, growing and closing business deals and developing corporate-giving strategies in Eswatini.
  • Experience with research tools and developing corporate research profiles (Macro and Micro).
  • License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:
  • If applicable, include language requirement(s) as a minimum qualification for this position.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:List academic requirements, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

Education:Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing and or Communications disciplines will be an added advantage


  • Any training in the development and execution of marketing campaigns in a development context would be an advantage
  • Digital marketing training would be an advantage

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be a committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges;
  • An affinity for World Vision’s work is an advantage, as is the ability to quickly connect with and influence decision makers inclined towards WV core business - Able to present the work of WV Eswatini with an emphasis on the impact of our work
  • Ability to identify strategic change opportunities and make workable recommendations accordingly
  • Technical understanding of marketing and communications functions a definite advantage
  • Boosting advertising spend on digital platforms
  • List additional work experience preferred for this position.

Work Experience:

  • Impact investing exposure would be an advantage.
  • Facilitating shared value between NGO’s and corporate’s an advantage.
  • Experience of also developing funding from international corporates outside Eswatini would be an advantage.
  • Experience demonstrating the Return on Investment on income generation projects campaigns would be an advantage
  • Been involved with the design and management of digital channel marketing plans
  • Work Environment
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  • Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

Work environment:

  • Office-based with travel to visit clients on a regular basis
  • Own car is required

Travel: 10% Domestic/international travel is required.


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