SOLS Foundation is a leading in-person and online education provider for underserved communities and those in the B40 group. Our mission is to help them move out of poverty and achieve stable middle-class outcomes through education and social empowerment programs.
We are a tax-exempt, non-profit organization that started with teaching English as a second language and have expanded to provide employable English skills, job preparation and digital readiness education.
With over 100 full-time team members from more than 20 countries, we are looking for fellow change makers who see the importance of education, and have the drive and compassion to help others to achieve their true potential.
As the Fundraising Manager at SOLS Foundation, reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will assume a leadership role focused on expanding and refining our fundraising efforts. Your responsibilities include identifying and securing funding opportunities aligned with our goals, building strong relationships with partners, crafting funding proposals, and providing guidance to your team.
Collaboration with cross-functional teams is key, ensuring the successful execution of fundraising campaigns. If you are ready to advance your career, lead transformative fundraising strategies, and contribute to lasting impact, we invite you to join us on this mission at SOLS Foundation. Together, we will drive positive change for the communities we serve.
What’s great about this opportunity?
A competitive remuneration package including an attractive commission scheme.
Career progression in a fast growing impact organisation.
Work in an agile-driven environment alongside a diverse team who will support your job growth.
Contribute directly to improving the lives of B40 communities, as a part of a #madetoimpact organisation.
In this role you will:
-Execute a diverse fundraising strategy aligned with organizational goals for program sustainability.
-Identify funding opportunities, grants, and partnerships aligning with the nonprofit's mission, staying updated on industry trends.
-Lead the creation of impactful funding proposals, articulating the organization's impact and alignment with donor priorities.
-Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with existing and new supporters to expand the organization's network.
-Implement effective donor stewardship for ongoing engagement and recognition, developing personalized plans for key donors.
-Lead and manage a fundraising team, providing guidance, assigning tasks, and ensuring alignment with objectives.
-Collaborate with other departments for integrated fundraising initiatives with organizational campaigns.
-Manage and monitor fundraising budgets, ensuring efficient resource allocation and expense tracking.
-Establish KPIs to evaluate fundraising success, regularly assessing and reporting results, and adjusting strategies as needed.
To be shortlisted for this position, you will need to have:
-Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations or related field
5-6 years’ experience leading major fundraising campaigns.
-Previous sales or fundraising experience preferred.
-Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality, and age sensitivity and adaptability.
-Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
-Efficient multitasking, prioritizing tasks, considering special assignments, interruptions, and deadlines.
-Establishes, builds, and maintains effective working relationships with staff for support.
-Knowledgeable in community work, impact organizations, fundraising, and education preferred.
-Ability to lead new system implementations, work collaboratively, and autonomously in-person and remotely.
-Approaches work with a positive, constructive attitude, attention to detail, and a continuous improvement mindset.
-Open to feedback, adaptable to change, and capable of managing complexities.
-Work experience in impact organizations or non-profits is an advantage.
-Genuine empathy for the needs of the less privileged, with a strong understanding of poverty issues in Malaysia a plus.
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