Olufemi Olajiga

Corporate Fundraising Intern

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Skills Offered

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Personal Introduction

Interested in creating win-win partnerships between NGOs and companies, implementing relevant social CRM, marketing, sustainability and PR principles.


  • Sep 2008 – Jun 2010                 MSc Marketing

  • Heriot-Watt University

  • UK

  • Sep 2000 – Jun 2004                 BSc Economics

  • University of Ado-Ekiti

  • Nigeria

  • Aug 2010 – Apr 2011                 Relevant trainings with DSC (Corporate Fundraising-Pitching to Win

  • Effective Fundraising Practice and Strategy

  • Proposal Writing)

  • May 2008                                  Prince 2 Practitioner certification

  • Apr 2006                                   Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) / Oracle 10g


Mar 2011 –        Corporate Fundraising Intern, British Lung Foundation, London  Present            www.lunguk.org Assisting with account management of current partnerships Assisting with the coordination of corporate events Detailed research into new business opportunities (including COTY, Cause Related Marketing, Corporate Foundations, payroll giving and employee volunteering) Making cold calls to prospects with a focus on selling sponsorship events and fundraising appeals Administration of corporate accounts including monitoring online fundraising, data entry, sending out corporate packs Updating, editing and general database management Drafting and delivering high quality and commercially relevant proposals Researching and developing opportunities for In-kind donations   Nov 2010 –       Corporate Partnerships Intern, VSO, London  Mar 2011          www.vso.org.uk Research and identify multinational corporate businesses with a focus on selling  sponsorships and fundraising appeals Mapping out board members of some of the companies. How companies are linked by individuals, especially around Non-Executive Directors who may sit on multiple boards Researching affiliations, giving, financial capacity, and events that impact giving Profiling prospects for cultivation and development. How, Why, What, and where in terms of corporate community investments potentials Updating of Raiser’s Edge database records Provide full administrative support to the Corporate Partnerships Team   Jun 2010 –        Corporate Partnerships Intern, Age UK, London Oct 2010           http://www.ageuk.org.uk/                                   Researching the development and management of a robust pipeline/calendar of potential Charity of the Year partners Lexis-Nexis research and analysis of identified prospects, establishing key  contacts, CSR policy and current charity giving Data management of research findings Assisting in Charity of the Year proposal preparation Organising corporate fundraising events for corporate employees Managing and updating partnership information on the Raiser’s Edge database Provide full administrative support to the Corporate Partnerships Team in all areas relating to the Sponsorship, Cause Related Marketing and Corporate Philanthropy requests   Aug 2004 –       IT Sales / Marketing Officer, Cophild Consult, Nigeria Dec 2007          http://www.cophild.com/ Generating leads from sources and making calls to new and existing clients to generate sales and interest Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires and blogs, for opportunities for potential new clients Researching, drafting and pitching proposals for new business Processing orders from inception to completion, including customer service Managing a number of accounts, preparing regular client reports and attending meetings with clients    

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