Community Keepers: Media Marketing and Fundraising Executive


Community Keepers is a nonprofit company aiming to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children and youth by providing support services within schools. The Community Keepers multidisciplinary team operates from school-based offices and delivers a variety of services to learners including, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

Community Keepers seeks to appoint a Media marketing and Fundraising Executive to be based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.


  • Research and develop innovative marketing- and leading-edge best practices
  • Actively fundraise and mobilise resources (both national and international), against agreed targets, to support the activities of the organisation
  • Compile persuasive concept notes, project ideas and project proposals, based on the priorities of the organisation and ensure their timely submission
  • Regularly monitor donor websites and identify donor opportunities matching the work of the organisation
  • Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor organisations
  • Present monthly reports to management
  • Maintain and foster donor relationships with regular communications and reports
  • Assist with identification of cause-related marketing opportunities
  • Coordinate special events and campaigns
  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term organisational sustainability
  • Attend all Community Keepers functions to network
  • Manage and expand the on-line and printed media presence of the organisation


  • Marketing and or Communications qualifications
  • Writing skills
  • Applicants should have a minimum of five years’ fundraising experience in the NGO sector
  • Strong technical management of philanthropic fundraising techniques: direct mail, face-to-face fundraising, major donor recruitment, legacy programmes and special events campaigns
  • An understanding of psychosocial interventions in the child and youth development sector
  • Digital literacy and ability to work with Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Valid driver’s licence

To apply, submit a CV (maximum of two pages) with three contactable referees and a motivational letter (maximum of one page) to [email protected] with “Media marketing and fundraising executive” in the subject line. In the motivational letter, state why you want to work for Community Keepers and explain why you are a suitable candidate

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

Community Keepers reserves the right not to fill the position.

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