Fundraising & Communication Officer jobs at SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria 2013

SOS Children Villages Nigeria – Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages is a dynamic social development organisation working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at risk of losing parental care. SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation that provides support and guidance to SOS member associations in over 133 countries worldwide. Working through out the country,
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria is in the process of recruiting the for the vacant position of:

Job Title: Fundraising & Communication Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • As a non-profit Organization, SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria largely depends on private individuals, organizations, companies and other external bodies to provide the resources it needs to sustain its operations.
  • The Fundraising & Communication Officer is, therefore, responsible for largely contributing to raising funds and donations-in-kind for the sustenance of the operations of SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria Association.

Job Responsibilities

  • Secure financial support and donations in kind from individuals, companies and other external bodies
  • Maintain good relations with donors and sponsors and manage the Village Public Relations activities
  • Maintain a Positive External Image of the Organisation
  • Adhere to the Association’s General Administrative/Management Policies and Guidelines
  • Understand the SOS Children’s Village Organization
  • Develop Programme Proposal for Grants


  • A degree in social sciences or arts/humanities with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Ability to recognise and develop new fund raising opportunities,
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines, Strong analytical/problem solving skills, Negotiation skills, Proposal writing skills
  • Strong planning and prioritization skills, creativity and good initiatives as well as demonstrable IT skills
  • A person of integrity, creativity and takes initiatives

Application Closing Date
2nd January, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should please send a motivation letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable references to:

The National Director
SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
18 Church Street,
Off Salvation Street, Opebi, Ikeja
P.O Box 660 Shomolu Lagos, Nigeria

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