SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania is a local
non-government organization affiliated to Sos Children’s Villages
International, a worldwide child care organization that provides
orphaned and destitute children with a permanent home and educational
opportunities. Established 60 years ago, SOS Children’s Villages
International the umbrella organization, currently has Children’s
Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. Globally,
it runs the SOS Children’s Village Programme which has two main arms,
i.e. Family Based Care based at SOS Children’s Villages and Family
Strengthening Programmes supporting families in local communities.
has been working in the United Republic of Tanzania since 1991, and
implements its programs in the following locations Zanzibar, Arusha, Dar
es Salaam, Mwanza and Iringa.
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacant positions below….
Post: Fund Development and Communication Manager
mission of this position is to provide leadership in all areas of fund
development and communications, which includes i) individual giving ii)
corporate partnerships iii) trusts and foundations iv) digital
fundraising and v) government subsidies vi.) online communications and
print material. This includes responsibility for developing sustainable
fundraising strategies and effective communication channels to engage
stakeholders and potential donors. This includes supporting the
organization in setting clear operating frameworks, identifying new
funding opportunities and ensuring fund development is prioritized in
terms of both resources and planning.
· Provide close, ‘hands-on’ support to the organization in developing fundraising strategies and sustainable funding streams.
Provide advice to the National Director on opportunities for increasing
the public profile of SOS CV Tanzania potential funding and sponsorship
opportunities from philanthropic foundations, trusts, the community,
business, corporate, government sectors as well as individuals.
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Coordinate and manage fundraising activities of SOS-Tanzania.
Develop and implement an annual fundraising plan and budget with
comprehensive monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets and financial
projections, highlighting the needs and amounts required.
in the preparation and submission of proposals and pitches for
acquisition of grants/funds in line with donor guidelines.
the initiation of exchanges and cultivation of partnerships with new
individual/corporate donors through representing the organization’s
mission/regional objectives. This also includes supporting the
organization in maintaining effective donor relations at a country/local
· Explore new fundraising markets and opportunities for
innovation through research and the development of ‘pilot’ campaigns in
strategic funding areas, including online/digital.
· Build contacts
and relationships with other NGOs and local CSOs to learn from, share
and apply best practice in acquisition and management.
· Support of
local and international sponsorship; including coordination and ensure
the smooth flow of local sponsors correspondence
· Develop and
produce publications including reports, articles, pamphlets,videos and
brochures to promote SOS CV Tanzania and its activities. Ensure that
adequate stocks of public relations and marketing support materials are
available for inclusion in fundraising proposals and distribution.
Provide public relations and media support for special public events and
handling all complaints or queries from the public as directed by the
· Develop and implement public relations plans
for SOS CV TZ, ensuring that all communication is consistent, based on
the same global brand framework stressing our roots, vision, mission
· Ensure that the villages regularly submit articles to
the National Office for inclusion in newsletters and pamphlets. Ensure
that all messages to the media or any other body reflects the image /
standards required by the organization.
- MBA preferred in business, marketing, public relations or related field.
- Five (5) years fund raising experience.
- Advanced Computer skills and expert proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Donor database experience desirable).
- Knowledge of fund raising code of ethics
- An understanding of budgets and financial reporting.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision – self-motivated & confident
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to work well with people from all backgrounds with varying degrees of experience.
- Ability to inspire, train, motivate, challenge, and good manage teams skills
- Confident public speaking and able to express ideas verbally and in writing
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apply for this position, send your application letter by email
describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies make you
the right candidate for this position. Enclose ONLY detailed and
updated CV with telephone contacts, email address and details of at
least 3 referees. Only contacted candidates for the interview will
submit copies of academic, professional certificates and passport size
photo. Closing date is 28st May, 2021. To apply please send to;
The National Director SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania holds strict child safeguarding
principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual
harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places
where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical
competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due
emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough
background checks, police clearance reference check processes.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.