Fundraising and Advocacy Officer at ESAFF August, 2019

The Origin of ESAFF
The Eastern and Southern Africa small-scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF) is a network of grassroots small scale farmers’ organizations working in 15 countries of Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region. The movement which started in 2002 during the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg – South Africa is a small scale farmer initiated, farmer led and farmer owned.
ESAFF, a fully operational since April 2009, is registered in Tanzania under Non-Governmental Organizations Act 2002 of the United Republic of Tanzania since 27 August 2007 with registration number 00NGO/1097. The secretariat of ESAFF is in Morogoro – Tanzania and is led by the Coordinator who reports to the Regional Board.
Title: Fundraising and Advocacy Officer
Duty station: Morogoro, Tanzania
Main Attributes
  • Passionate about public social accountability and smallholder farmers right
  • Knowledgeable about African agriculture development agenda (CAADP) and NAIPs in eastern and southern Africa
  • Possessing skills and 3 years’ experience in fundraising activities
  • More than 3 years of experience in project management
  • Enough experience in advocacy, networking and campaigning
  • Excellent writing skills and ICT
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and French
  • Able to work with non-governmental organization in Morogoro
Main Responsibilities
  • Agriculture policy analysis at regional (EAC, SADC) and national level.
  • Operationalize and constantly update the ESAFF Regional Secretariat advocacy strategy.
  • Provide technical support to the ESAFF network in the area of advocacy campaign and lobby including relevant curriculum design
  • Mobilizing resources and fundraising for the farmers right course.
  • Utilization of media (press releases and programs, social media and other means) to advance the interests of small scale farmers in the region
  • Sift, package and distribute relevant advocacy information to the various channels and
  • stakeholders.
  • Build strategic alliances and ensure ESAFF’s visibility and presence as a champion of relevant regional and global advocacy causes.
  • Provide training and representation of ESAFF to various forums.
Remuneration: Negotiable

Mode of application

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