The Bible Society of Nigeria exists to meet the scriptural needs of every Nigerian in general, Christian Churches and Confessions in particular and to help people interact with the Word of God.
We seek interested and suitable individuals with prerequisite qualifications who have passion and conviction for fundraising to apply for the vacant position of a Fund-raising Officer due to existing vacancy for the position.
- Job TypeFull Time
- Experience3 years
- Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit NGO/Non-Profit
The position reports to the Manager, Church/Public Relation Division under Operation & Programmes Department. The job holder enrols Christians as Special. life and Bible-A-Month Club members, raises funds, interfaces and services registered members, donors and volunteers. He or She shall through good initiative; innovativeness and creativity seek to develop ideas that can help to attract the public interest and support through sustainable funding of the organization’s various projects and programmes.
RESPONSIBLE TO AND DIRECT REPORTS:
Shall be directly responsible to the Manager, Church/Public Relation Division under Operation & Programmes Department of the Society.
Shall relate from time to time with the Donors! Friends and members of BSN in their various categories; as well as the public and churches for a sustainable, deeper and resourceful relationship.
High public and human relations skills, Sound knowledge of the organization, Good communication skill. Presentation skill, Computer literacy – fundraising software and MS Office. Must have a minimum of HND or 1st degree in Arts/ humanities with at least 3 years working experience in public relations or customer relations; Marketing experience will be an added advantage; Must be a team player who can work along with other young and dynamic group of employees without compromising standards to achieve result; The person must be mature; ability to network and convince people to buy intangible products is very crucial.
The successful candidate will among others do the following:
- Raise sustainable fund to enable the Society achieve her objectives
- Generate a broad membership base across the Society’s membership categories
- Create and sustain good image for the Society among Nigerians most especially, Christians
- Organize Special Members Forum in relationship with the SMF Chairman
- Service members, donors and National Bible Societies
Method of Application
If you are qualified, please apply to the General Secretary in writing on or before Tuesday 18 August, 2015 attaching typed curriculum vitae and photocopies of your credentials. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.
18, Wharf Road,
PO Box 68,