Fundraising and Communications Director – The Lunchbox Fund

Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop and oversee the implementation of a multi-region fundraising strategy in partnership with the Managing Director.
Coordinate baseline annual fundraising targets with organisational strategic objectives and budget.
Develop, strengthen and maintain relationship with individuals, corporations, government agencies, foundations, assisting LBF to meet funding goals.
Identify and cultivate new funding opportunities across donor types, assisting LBF to meet funding goals.
Nurture and develop current institutional and individual donor relationships, assisting LBF to meet funding goals.
Marketing and Communications:
Develop and maintain LBF’s marketing and branding strategy and materials, including content, website, social media, marketing materials and newsletter.
Prepare written and verbal proposals, concept and informational materials, agreements, and other materials needed to secure major donations.
Create donor-related materials: print and electronic appeals, stewardship communication, and meeting documents.
Maintain activity and prospect reporting.
Assist with maintenance of e-tapestry supporter database and photo library.
Represent organisation publicly when required, to grow LBF’s profile and impact.
Conduct regular appraisals of fundraising approach and performance. Evaluate areas needing focus and growth.
Write and provide direct input to funder reports and track performance against the development plan.
Communicate regularly with donors.
Assist LBF team with overall implementation of Nutrition Program as needed.
Research and remain updated on current/ongoing best practices within school nutrition interventions.
Make recommendations for current nutrition programme accordingly.
Assist in retaining national footprint, targeting beneficiaries most in need, and identifying growth priorities through up to date heat mapping, research, and stakeholder liaison.
Assist in developing nutrition education materials for LBF schools and beneficiaries.

Role Requirements:
Education and Experience
5 years+ experience in a Fundraising or Marketing role within a charity
Communications experience preferable
Bachelor’s degree, or other relevant tertiary qualification, in marketing, public relations or a relevant field.
Skills and Other Attributes
Proven track record of lead generation and raising sizeable amounts of funding
Track record of writing effective proposals
Confident communicator and presenter
Excellent interpersonal and team working skills, with the ability to work independently and seize opportunities
Strong writing and editing skills
Excellent organisational skills with experience of managing multiple tasks and prioritizing effectively.

To Apply:
Send a copy of your current, up to date CV/Resume along with a letter of introduction to: Sue Wildish, Lunchbox Fund Managing Director: