Donor Relations Officer – School of St Jude

Job Summary:
Want to work for one of the largest charities of its kind in Africa? Are you passionate about communicating with international donors and sponsors? Do you love writing quality communications pieces? Can you build positive and impactful relationships with an international audience? Does it sound like we’re talking about you?

About Us
The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. We are giving 1,800 students a 100% free, quality education, 100’s of graduates’ access to higher education and 30,000+ Tanzanians quality teaching each year. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who make our mission of giving bright, poor Tanzanian students a free, quality education possible.

Who are you
Skilled writer and communicator with exemplary written English skills
Critical and creative thinker
Collaborative and love working with a broad range of stakeholders, students, parents and community members
High level of attention to details and multitasking
Working in a dynamic environment

What you’ll do
Communicate with our international supporters about the progress of the school, it’s students and the wider community
Work with all stakeholders of the school (students, staff, families and communities) to find interesting new stories to tell our international supporters
Help to develop fresh and creative communications strategies to keep our supporters engaged
Develop and undertake proposal and grant writing
Assist in the production of videos and photos
One day you might be interacting with our visitors, putting a face to the name you have been communicating with.

What we’re looking for
Bachelor Degree in Arts, Mass Communications, Marketing or any related field
3 to 4 years of experience in an NGO, International customer service or related field
Strong ability to use Microsoft Suite and experience in InDesign is favourable
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Why us
The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in Tanzania
A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees
Ample opportunities for career progression and development
Mid-morning tea and lunch (during working days)

Method of Application
Send your cover letter and an up to date Curriculum Vitae to (subject line must include the reference number: (TSOSJ/HR/ADMN/DRSR/01/20).

Applications close on 30th October 2020, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.