Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Program Officer - Resource Mobilization


The Union of Tanzania Press Clubs (UTPC) is an umbrella body of press clubs, which are journalists associations available all over the country.

Currently it is operating under its Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020, funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida). UTPC is an equal opportunity employer.

UTPC invites applications from qualified persons to fill the vacancies as here under defined.

Job Position: Program Officer - Resource Mobilization

Appointing Authority : Board of Directors
Reporting to : Executive Director
Work station : Mwanza
Contract duration : Three years renewable contract.

Duties and Responsibilities
i) In consultation with the Executive Director, produce the Union Fundraising Strategy.
ii) Conduct a research on potential donors/partners local and international
which can support UTPC and its member press clubs
iii) Approach and raise funds from various donors/partners locally and internationally
iv) Develop, manage and update a donors/partners database.
v) Assist in the preparation of Strategic Plans, project proposals for UTPC and press clubs.
vi) Organize events for partnership building between UTPC and potential partners/ donors.
vii) Conduct web based fundraising.
viii) Ensure all partners receive up to date reports.
ix) Participate in all donors/partners annual review meetings
x) Organize training on project management, fundraising and grants
management for staffs and press clubs leaders.
xi) Assist in the preparation and production of I.E.C material in marketing
UTPC and press clubs.
xii) Assist in capturing and recording datas that amplify achievement of our results.

 Bachelor degree in any recognized university on Marketing and Public
Relations, Business Development, Development Studies, Economics or Project
 Additional degree in journalism or Mass Communication will be an added
 Age: between 25 – 40 years.

 Strong skills in inter personal communication and networking
 Strong report writing, proposal writing and presentation skills.
 Strong team player, with the ability to work in a collaborative and
consultative manner.
 Ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple priorities.
 Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.
 Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas as well as
programming policies and procedures in international development

Interested applicants meeting the above job requirements, should send their
applications with detailed CVs, photocopies of their academic qualifications
and provide three (3) names of referees with their contact addresses.
Their application should be sent to;

The Executive Director,
Union of Tanzania Press Clubs.
Isamilo Area
P.O. Box 314


All applications should be hand written and sent by courier mail service, or email
not later than 31st January, 2017. Women are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be informed.

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who will make
a telephone call to any UTPC official, in respect of his/her application, will
automatically be disqualified.

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