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Corporate Relations Specialist

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AFRICA UNIVERSITIES FUND INC

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The Corporate Relations Specialist (CRS) is responsible for outreach to help our organization develop relationships and establish partnerships with corporations for events sponsorship, in-kind or material/equipment donations or corporate speakers for our events The CRS needs access to computer, internet, phone and availability to attend committee collaboration meetings.

The CRS helps with obtaining and increasing awareness of AUF’s objective by targeting multiple potential sources of sponsorship within these various corporations (STEM, technology, educational and research institutions, corporations operating in Africa, airlines, international foundations, employee giving, community support, etc.). Responsibilities include: accurate tracking and research and identify potential corporate sponsorship and other non-profit organizations for AUF to partner with.

Must be well-organized, detail oriented and able to work well with people across various socioeconomic backgrounds. Must be able to take initiative, create and execute strategies, demonstrate leadership, Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely for a broad audience. Ability to analyze and exercise sound judgment.

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About AFRICA UNIVERSITIES FUND INC

Location:

1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Avenue, 5th floor, New York, NY 10036, US

Mission Statement

Africa Universities Fund, Inc. (AUF) is a 501(c)(3) public charity. It is an intervention to stop and reverse the perceived climate of decline in the quality of teaching and learning infrastructure in higher institutions in Africa.

Description

Some of our Goals: to promote the advancement of African universities through strategic activities around the world; raise financial and in-kind support for capital development projects and endowment; reverse brain drain; enhance or inject high-skills-based critical teaching and learning infrastructure in Africa's universities; run an accountable non-profit organization with measurable impact.
Our current program is to confront the financial crisis that is crippling public institutions in Africa. We are currently promoting the endowment culture; engaging policy makers and legislator to promote tax-incentives to encourage endowment; and creating endowment funds for our partner universities in the US. The University of Ghana and the Gambia Technical Training Institute are our pilot partners.
Our Digital Workplace Institute will be launched soon. The institute will allow young people to obtain a "minor certificate" in a vocational, STEM or digital technology skills, all online.
We are also engaging millions of African young people in higher institutions across Africa through the All-Africa Student Union. To raise awareness and spark tax-deductible and other donor resources for the enhancement and sustainability of a high-skills-based teaching and learning in Africa’s public universities through targeted events and projects.



Community
Education & Literacy
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 20 hours a week.

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