Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordinators at SOS Children's Villages Nigeria

SOS Children's Villages Nigeria - In 1970, after three years of civil war, Hermann Gmeiner visited Nigeria on the invitation of the "National Council of Women Society" (NCWS) and gained an insight on the needs of the population, particularly those of the children. After several meetings with concerned individuals of the country, the SOS Children's Village Committee under the leadership of Mrs. Awoliyi was founded; this made it possible to raise the necessary funds for the construction of an SOS Children's Village in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordinator

 Lagos, Ogun, Abuja & Plateau
Fixed Term - Five Years (Renewable)

  • A Degree or equivalent qualification in Social Sciences, Communication and Marketing.
  • At least 3 years' cognate experience in any of following fields - Human Rights Communication; Community Development; Project Design, Management &  Evaluation; Partnership Development; Funds Raising; and Donor Relationship Management.
  • Strong Communication, Facilitation and Negotiation skills.
  • Project Proposal and Report Writing Skills.
  • Planning and organization skills.
  • Strong networking, tact and diplomacy as well as practical social manners.
  • Discretion, honesty, sincerity and dynamism.
  • Flexibility & ability to work with teams.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Knowledge of other languages, including French as well as experience in photography, especially of children, will be added advantage.
The following will be added advantage:
  • Ability to speak the local languages
  • Previous work experience in a Non-Governmental Organization [NGO]/ International Non-Governmental Organization [INGO]
  • Membership of the relevant Professional Associations.
We offer a Competitive Salary and Benefit Package. In accordance with the Organisation's Child Protection Policy,all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online