Grants and Donor Relations Manager
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund
lagos, NG
4d ago
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Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Grants and Donor Relations Manager jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : September 02, 2022

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  • Summary

    The Grants and Donor Relations manager is responsible for coming up with strategies and campaigns through which NSSF can garner support, donations, funds etc.

    for her core objectives.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Lead donor relationship management across all segments.
  • Responsible for influencer engagement and coordinating content requirements.
  • Ability to execute NSSF's grant and donor strategy.
  • Utilize best practices cultivating donor relationships; steward donors from multiple sectors (corporations, foundations, HNIs, individuals, etc.).
  • Maintain consistent communication with donors to ensure timely acknowledgements and updates through email, newsletters, blog posts, and annual / quarterly reports;
  • work closely with the communications unit to create such content.

  • Support the development of a compelling story that resonates with different audiences and donors; strong persuasive writing and strategic planning skills to utilize a discrete number of solicitations that maximize giving opportunities.
  • Lead several donor engagements events through the life of the fund; identify effective ways to respond to social distancing guidelines;
  • drive donor engagement events by coordinating sponsorships, logistics, catering, RSVPs, attendance, etc.

  • Develop, plan, and manage donor cultivation, volunteer opportunities, reward programs, direct mailings, etc.
  • Grant Writing - The ability to persuade, to weave a clear and compelling grant to get the NSSF grants from international grant making organization.
  • Partnerships - Strategic Partnership Development with corporate organizations that can help advance the core objectives of NSSF
  • Manage team of supporting officers to achieve NSSF's set targets.
  • Any other task assigned.
  • Qualification, Skills and Experience Required :

  • Bachelor's degree in degree in a public relation, journalism, marketing or a related field;
  • 7+ years of similar experience with at least 4 in an NGO
  • Good report writing skills and ability to develop effective work plans, manage time and priorities to meet set objectives.
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant applications including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant applications.
  • Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively in a style that inspires confidence and builds credibility with staff.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment
  • Desired :
  • Track record of high resilience under pressure and ability to support and motivate teams in these situations.
  • Good political acumen and excellent team building and interpersonal skills
  • Masters degree.
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