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Chief Executive Officer

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The Tomorrow Trust
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Sunday, 4 July 2021
Open

About the Organisation

The Tomorrow Trust is a non-profit organisation founded in 2005, which supports orphaned and vulnerable children throughout their educational journey. Providing education and holistic support, they focus on academics and life skills, thereby empowering each individual to reach their full potential as self-sustaining and proactive members of society.

About the Job

The CEO of Tomorrow Trust will be responsible for translating their passion for making a difference in the lives of others into leading and inspiring the team in the provision of education opportunities for orphaned and vulnerable children up to tertiary level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing strategic direction and vision

  • Fundraising, building and maintaining relationships with donors

  • Financial oversight and guidance of the organisation

  • Leading and motivating the team of 14 professional staff who provide psychosocial support and perform the administrative responsibilities of the organisation

  • Creating and identifying a platform from which the Tomorrow Trust can continue to leverage innovation and unique opportunities

  • Communicating, upholding and promoting the vision and mission of the Tomorrow Trust to all stakeholders including donors, volunteers, staff and beneficiaries

Requirements

A minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in the same or similar role

A suitable degree is a minimum requirement, with Honours or Masters would be an advantage

Extensive experience in successfully leading a credible organisation

Creative complex problem-solving skills

The ability to oversee and prudently manage the financial responsibilities of an organisation

Proven experience and a successful record in fundraising

Proven ability to network at the highest level and build lasting relationships with donors

Ability to deliver high quality to tight deadlines and hold a team to the same standard

Ability to manage and prioritise a complex set of responsibilities

Excellent facilitation and personal development skills

Entrepreneurial spirit and the vision to spot innovative opportunities and solutions

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage authentically with all stakeholders

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Monday 05th July 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

The Tomorrow Trust is a non-profit organisation founded in 2005, which supports orphaned and vulnerable children throughout their educational journey. Providing education and holistic support, they focus on academics and life skills, thereby empowering each individual to reach their full potential as self-sustaining and proactive members of society.

About the Job

The CEO of Tomorrow Trust will be responsible for translating their passion for making a difference in the lives of others into leading and inspiring the team in the provision of education opportunities for orphaned and vulnerable children up to tertiary level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing strategic direction and vision

  • Fundraising, building and maintaining relationships with donors

  • Financial oversight and guidance of the organisation

  • Leading and motivating the team of 14 professional staff who provide psychosocial support and perform the administrative responsibilities of the organisation

  • Creating and identifying a platform from which the Tomorrow Trust can continue to leverage innovation and unique opportunities

  • Communicating, upholding and promoting the vision and mission of the Tomorrow Trust to all stakeholders including donors, volunteers, staff and beneficiaries

Requirements

A minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in the same or similar role

A suitable degree is a minimum requirement, with Honours or Masters would be an advantage

Extensive experience in successfully leading a credible organisation

Creative complex problem-solving skills

The ability to oversee and prudently manage the financial responsibilities of an organisation

Proven experience and a successful record in fundraising

Proven ability to network at the highest level and build lasting relationships with donors

Ability to deliver high quality to tight deadlines and hold a team to the same standard

Ability to manage and prioritise a complex set of responsibilities

Excellent facilitation and personal development skills

Entrepreneurial spirit and the vision to spot innovative opportunities and solutions

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage authentically with all stakeholders

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Monday 05th July 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za