Fundraising and Donor Relations Officer in an Educational Institution

Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited – Our client, an Educational Institution is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fundraising and Donor Relations Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time


  • Our Client, in the Education Industry is looking for a Fundraising and Donor Relations Officer that will support all fundraising activities and will report to the Chief Commercial Officer of the Institution.


  • Support all fundraising initiatives and manage strategic partnerships and donor relations, including assisting with all phases of planning and execution of fundraising strategies.
  • Develop and drive fundraising and donor engagement activities including campaigns, seminars, and other awareness programs.
  • Liaise and maintain strong follow through with prospective donors to crystallize pledges to the initiative.
  • Provide administrative support as required including preparing grant proposals, concept notes, donor response letters, quarterly newsletters, and maintaining accurate records.
  • Manage relationships with existing donors, and assist in establishing new links with like-minded organizations and individuals willing to lend support to the initiative.
  • Monitor donor funds and submit accurate periodic reports against key donor metrics.
  • Assist in developing quarterly milestones to meet fundraising targets.
  • Manage the production and deployment of all fundraising collateral for various channels to ensure smooth and efficient communication with key stakeholders
  • Work with fund administration teams to manage donor requests.
  • Monitor all donor budgets and effectively manage variances.
  • Support with any other tasks as may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in fundraising, donor relations or similar role
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex administrative processes
  • Experience with managing diverse stakeholders including C-suite executives
  • Strong oral, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic, problem-solving, drive, energy with a result-oriented mindset
  • Able to work in a start-up environment
  • Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Compensation: Competitive salary package

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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