Fundraising Manager 

Our client, Busara Promotions, is a registered Non-Governmental Organization in Zanzibar that promotes and develops skills and opportunities in the music sector, strengthens regional and international networking and partnerships, thereby contributing to East Africa’s social, cultural, and economic development. It envisions creating a vibrant East African music industry prominent on the world stage. Its main activity has been introducing and establishing the annual Sauti za Busara music festival, which after twelve successful editions is enjoying admiration and acclaim locally, regionally and internationally. Sauti za Busara festival is an event designed to develop, in both locals and visitors, an appreciation of the uniqueness, wealth and diversity of music from the region. Busara Promotions is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional for the position of Fundraising Manager, for a two (2) year contract period with a possibility of renewal.

The role


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position will ensure financial sustainability for the organisation by securing funding and technical resources for Sauti za Busara festivals, building long-term partnerships with local and international donors and sponsors, and advising on growing self-generated revenues. In addition, the position will be responsible for annual budget planning, execution and reporting.


The person The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Arts or a Business related field. The candidate should also possess a minimum of three (3) years’ relevant international working experience and a developed interest in African arts and culture.


The offer


If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position title on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 4th December 2015. A detailed job profile can be accessed by clicking the link below:



Applications including your curriculum vitae, a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees should be emailed to Applicants will also be required to provide at least three references, one of which should be an immediate past employer and a character reference from an individual who has known the applicant for at least three (3) years.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted For more information about Busara Promotions, please visit