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The Craig Bellamy Foundation

The Craig Bellamy Foundation

The Craig Bellamy Foundation

The Craig Bellamy Foundation - nurturing sporting talent through professional youth football academy & development league in Sierra Leone.


Tombo, Sierra Leone

14 Oct 2013

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Fundraising & Partnerships Officer

Talented, Motivated and Dynamic Individual sought...

Tombo, Sierra Leone

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Job Type:
Mid Level
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The Craig Bellamy Foundation is seeking to recruit a Fundraising & Partnerships Officer as part of our Professional Volunteer Programme, to begin in August 2014.

In this role, you would be helping to manage our existing partnerships and develop new ones, whilst leading new initiatives aimed at building support, brand knowledge and global awareness of the Foundation.

Reporting to the Academy Manager, this is an opportunity to play a meaningful role in the exciting next stage of our development. You will be working within our small and dynamic Development team in Sierra Leone, but you will be in regular contact with our partners and supporters in the UK.  

This position will suit an experienced fundraiser with an ability to engage a variety of donors and an understanding of the processes
required to ensure this function is successful.

You will be responsible for: 

  • Developing and delivering a sustainable fundraising strategy for CBF using all appropriate fundraising streams including institutional and major donors and corporations 
  • Initiating, managing and coordinating all fundraising campaigns 
  • Researching and accessing appropriate grant funding in the UK and overseas 
  • Helping to manage our existing partnerships and develop new ones 
  • Providing creative input to the 'brand' image and organise the sourcing of branded materials   
  • Contributing to the Foundation's strategic planning activities  

Required experience & skills 

  • A degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant subject or field 
  • Experience in a fundraising position, preferable for a charity
  • Experience of dealing with external agencies and audiences
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail 
  • Some experience of working or volunteering in a developing country environment 

Placement Details 

  • Placement duration of one Academic Year, running from August 2014 - July 2015.
  • Role would report to the Craig Bellamy Foundation Academy Manager
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