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To manage and inspire the MES JHB RD&PR team to build strong relationships with partners and to raise sufficient funds, to manage staff targets, provide guidance and advice, develop and implement related strategy and procedures and approve related activities and transactions where appropriate, regarding the following process areas:

To fundraise, market and build positive stakeholder relationships to the benefit of MES Johannesburg to enable the raising of sufficient, optimal funds and partner support to enable the branch's programmes to be well enough resourced to achieve their respective goals. This is done through creating an ongoing awareness & understanding of the MES brand, vision & services through building relationships, partnerships & fundraising with the broader public, corporates, government, media & internal MES staff to ensure buy-in from all stakeholders.


  • Compile, in collaboration with the Branch Manager, National RD manager and Branch Finance Manager an annual income forecast with set targets per RD and income sector for Johannesburg Branch.
  • Implement the above-mentioned plan, monitor progress, enable the team to achieve the milestones and give feedback to programmes, Branch Manager, M&E and National Marketing Manager.
  • Identify news fundraising and donor engaging opportunities, assess their viability and compare with current opportunities.
  • Collaborate and share information with MES JHB programme managers, enhancing communication flow between PM's, Marketing team & Finance Dept. related to strategic developments, forecast progress, new opportunities, feedback schedule, proposal schedule and special events.
  • Ensure a steady flow of relevant, appropriate, high quality proposals are produced and timeously sent to relevant potential donors/partners.
  • Manage, develop, coach and evaluate staff according to company HR policies and procedures.
  • Compile monitoring and evaluation reports as required by the M&E officer, donors, the Branch Manager and the National Marketing Manager, monitor impact and progress made in terms of indicators set.
  • Regularly meet with prospective donors and existing donors and ensure that the Branch Marketing team do likewise to ensure the development of growing relationships.
  • Update all company library document requirements as per the schedule compiled by the National Manager for the Johannesburg Branch.
  • Ensure the branch newsletter is compiled, produced and sent out in collaboration with the relevant Branch and Marketing staff members.
  • Ensure that the required funds are raised as agreed to in the annual budget for the branch.
  • Produce monthly updated income forecasts in conjunction with the Finance Manager.


  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Online Publishing Suite
  • Presentation Skills
  • M&E knowledge
  • Understanding of Salesforce
  • Bilingual in Afrikaans & Afrikaans
  • Driver's License


  • Preferably a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Related qualifications: fundraising, sales, administration, events management, PR, journalism, etc
  • At least 3 years as a fundraiser in the NGO sector in South Africa
  • At least 2 years as a manager of a team


  • Salary: R17 000 - R21 000 depending on experience and qualifications
  • Friday, 16 February 2018


  • To apply, please forward your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Enquiries: Please contact Portia at 011 725 6531



To ensure the effective administration functioning of MES management support functions through assisting with day to day administrative functions and providing appropriate support to the National Finance Manager.


  • Phone and liaise with donors about donations made.
  • Do 18A Certificates for donors on a monthly basis and at each end of financial year.
  • Assist with Debit Order Administration on a monthly basis.
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain quotations and ensure procurement is done according to policy.
  • Receive and prepare for visitors when required.
  • Assist with the bookkeeping system at MES.
  • Take messages if necessary and forward these as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all queries are dealt with and followed through.
  • Assist with the compiling and distribution of monthly reports.
  • Assist with organising special events, workshops and campaigns.
  • Act as secretary at monthly staff meetings and Audit and Risk meetings.
  • To be helpful when any other general assistance is required with any office tasks.
  • To ensure the correct bookkeeping procedures and policies are kept and updated.
  • To work within the given budget and to assist to draw up new budgets of financial statements.
  • Sort out municipal accounts with the City of Johannesburg.
  • Maintain a leave schedule on a monthly basis of the financial team.


  • Schedule and prepare for necessary meetings - (Monthly Finance Team Meetings).
  • Maintain and manage the Finance Managers diary.
  • Ensure that all documents are kept in a safe and secure environment.
  • Ensure that all relevant correspondence is send off.
  • Ensure that all filing is done and up to date.
  • Maintain all relevant information on database.
  • Develop and maintain a contacts database of the various cities.
  • Assist with preparing documents for audit purposes.
  • Once Audit is done and signed, Scan each audit documents and save it in the cloud.
  • Send soft copy of signed Audit Statements to Fundraising and Marketing department as well as to the relevant branches concerning their audits.


Technical professional knowledge

  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Data analysis
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Minutes taking

Essential qualification - NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate / Diploma

Preferred qualification

  • Business related Diploma


  • Salary: R11 000 - R13 000 depending on the experience and qualification
  • Friday, 16 February 2018


  • Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa will be considered for this position.
  • Click here to download your application form.
  • To apply, please forward your CV and completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Enquiries: Please contact Portia at 011 725 6531