SOS Children`s Villages is hiring a
Founded in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages International, is a non-governmental social development organization supporting vulnerable children through services in care, education, health and emergency relief all in alliance with a great diversity of partners and donors. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over three million children, young people and families every year. The organisation has been active in Guinea Bissau since 1994, reaching thousands of children and populations in need.
SOS Children’s Villages Guinea Bissau seeks to hire a qualified and dedicated Bissau Guinean national for the role of National Sponsorship Coordinator. S/he will join an established and experienced team in the Country Office. This stimulating position incorporates a range of skills and development in multiple areas, allowing for an exciting opportunity for career growth in a dynamic, global organization.
Position title: NATIONAL SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR
Location: Bissau, Guinea Bissau.
Type of contract: Local contract. (Fixed Term)
Purpose of the position:
Sponsorships as our flagship product provide most of our programmes with a strong and reliable source of income. Through sponsorships, supporters from different parts of the world are given the opportunity to build unique, long-term relations with our organisation; gaining insight into the daily lives of children, families and communities. The National Sponsorship Coordinator provides leadership in the management of sponsorship systems and operations; s/he implements sponsorship strategic initiatives and projects, liaising with regional and global counterparts to ensure quality in donor servicing at all levels including sponsorship field services, sponsorship programming and sponsorship systems within SOS Children’s Villages Guinea Bissau.
Possession of a university degree in Communication, International Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Business Administration, Languages or any other related field;
2-3 years’ work experience in fund development and communication preferably with an international organisation;
Experience with video contents’ production and editing (Adobe Première Clip, Avid, Any Video Converter, VSDC Video Editor…);
Excellent written and spoken English and Portuguese skills (language skills will be tested)
Ability to manage a CRM database and fluent with the use of Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint…)
Good writing skills.
Facilitation and training skills.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with a multi-location organization.
- An attractive salary and benefits package
- A supportive team environment
- The opportunity to work for a respected and recognized international NGO
What we stand for :
SOS Children's Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a protective environment that promotes its core values and prevents the abuse and exploitation of children. We strongly condemn all forms of violence and exploitation of children, both within and outside our organization, and respond appropriately to any proven or suspected abuse and attempted abuse. We develop mechanisms to raise awareness, prevent, encourage reporting and facilitate response. Our actions can range from staff development measures such as training and counselling to measures such as suspension, dismissal or prosecution.
Send in English only, a Curriculum Vitae by email: with a cover letter addressed to the National Director of SOS Children's Villages Guinea Bissau, a digital copy of diplomas and certificates and three (3) professional references (with at least one supervisor). The criminal record will be checked for the selected candidate.
Deadline for submission: 01 February 2023.
The title of the position must be mentioned in the subject.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.