Head Of Fund Development & Communications

SOS children`s village - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • The main aim of the Head of fund development and communications is to pursue opportunities to cover the Member Association’s running costs and investments from private, corporate and public sector donations in order to increase
  • Establish the financial self-sufficiency of the Member Association, to define, implement and fulfil the long-term
  • FDC strategy reflected in the mid-term strategy and business plans of the Member Association and to publicly communicate the mission and the achievements of SOS Children’s Villages.
Job Requirements
  • University degree ideally in marketing and sales, business administration or social science
  • Proven track record of at least 3-5 years in fund raising or similar profession in a leading position in sales or marketing
  • Proven track record in direct marketing and at least one other fund raising channel (online, SMS, telemarketing, face to face, digital etc)
  • Experience in developing and managing funds from institutional donors
  • Good understanding and practical experience of Customer Relationship
  • Management (CRM) systems incl. database solutions being able to manage the full donor/customer lifecycle
  • Service culture approach: able to understand the language, needs and able to fulfill the needs and expectations of diverse donors (private, corporate, public, institutional)
  • Capable of setting and achieving ambitious and realistic targets
  • Self‐motivated, determined, innovative and with a “can do” mentality, i.e. ability to identify and take advantage of fund raising opportunities with an entrepreneurial spirit and not rely on brand awareness. Must pro actively “sell” the SOS national association.
  • A strong result focused orientation combined with a proven competence in strategic planning, budgeting, analysis and evaluation
  • Proven market analyzing skills
  • Efficient in time and resource management
  • Experience with high‐level negotiations and management of partners and service providers
  • Able to deal with challenges and stressful situations
  • Excellent spoken and written English
About this Company

SOS Children’s Villages helps 550,000 children to grow up in a loving family.Currently, SOS Children´s Villages is active in 136 countries and territories to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home.
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