Fundraising Independent Contractor Job Vacancy at The Rotary Foundation – Kenya Job Vacancy

Description:  Fundraising Independent Contractor Job Vacancy at The Rotary Foundation


  • Build relationships with existing Rotary volunteers in order to work collaboratively on the objectives for the region
  • Get to know the potential and existing donors with the capacity to make gifts of $10,000 or more
  • Host and attend events to create awareness of the Rotary foundation, its projects and means of supporting its mission
  • Respond to queries and requests from various stakeholders such donors and volunteers
  • Assist in defining and implementing a fund development plan for the assigned region. This plan will need to enhance the annual fund as well as the major and planned giving efforts
  • Play a crucial role in shaping the future fundraising direction in the region by providing input on what is and isn’t working
  • Train volunteer committees on fund development related matters at Rotary Institutes, district events and other Rotary meetings as assigned
  • Ensure that all legal and administration tasks for the region are completed accurately and timely

Qualifications for the Fundraising Independent Contractor Job Vacancy at The Rotary Foundation

  • 2 – 4 years’ similar work experience
  • Currently residing in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Experience in fund development, training or sales with a large or international organisation
  • Experience living, working or studying in a multinational environment
  • High emotional intelligence, challenges boundaries and delivery focused
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, communication, interpersonal and programme management skills
  • Willing to travel, including weekends, within the assigned region
  • Meet the visa qualification criteria for countries such as USA, South Africa and Zurich. This is because occasional travel to Rotary International Europe Africa Office in Zurich, Switzerland and Rotary International World Headquarters in Evanston, IL, USA will be required
  • Proficiency in the use of computer analytical tools such as Microsoft Office Suite, databases and “Raiser’s Edge” software (preferred). Training will be provided on “Raiser’s Edge” as necessary
  • Familiarity with nonprofit association and charitable tax regulations in Africa (preferred)


Company Details


The Rotary Foundation, Rotary International’s charitable arm, provides grants to Rotary club members. These grants help the club members advance Rotary’s mission to provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace by connecting business, professional and community leaders.

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