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International Sponsor Liaison Officer - Tanzania

Employer: The School of St Jude
Work Type/s: Contract
Classification/s: Administration, Communications & Marketing, International Aid & Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: International

Job posted on: 16 October, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Do you love writing and have a passion for community development and a strong interest in NGOs? Then apply now.

Based in Arusha, Tanzania.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and annual review of the BSJ communications plan, calendar and annual workflow program.
  • Update sponsors on the progress of their sponsored CSY intern/s and/or Tertiary scholar/s.
  • Record all Sponsor Beyond communications correctly in CiviCRM.
  • Participate in visits to interns and scholars to collect information for communications.
  • Draft email templates and content for communication with existing and new sponsors of interns and scholars.
  • Provide information and templates to the Supporter Relations team for communications to VIP’s of interns and scholars.
  • Develop new and innovative ideas to engage sponsors and improve sponsorship retention and renewal cycle.
  • Review and update BSJ communications procedures.
  • Identify solutions to sponsor issues in consultation with HOD, Beyond St Jude’s, and Head of Sponsor Relations for VIPS’s.
  • Effectively record and maintain sponsor, intern and scholar records in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support BSJ’s intern and scholar sponsor allocation strategy; advise on correct allocation of packages and maintain accurate records.
  • Effectively work with and communicate across all business and academic teams.


  • Periodically suggest improvements to the departments’ procedures and submit to supervisor for approval.
  • Participate in House Checks as requested by Community Relations team.
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager and Founding Director.

Skills and Required Experience

  • Degree or Masters in relating to the job.
  • Able to work independently under general supervision.
  • At least one year of work experience in a relevant field.
  • Ability to set and meet objectives.
  • Ability to set personal schedules to meet team timelines.
  • Ability to lead small projects over short-term and longer time frames.
  • Ability to support and mentor other team members in communication.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, databases, and Indesign).
How to apply for this job

Complete the following:

  • A Cover letter (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/BSJ/04/19)
  • Up to date Curriculum Vitae.
  • A completed Application Form.
  • Email the document to, using the subject line: International Sponsor Liaison Officer (TSOSJ/HR/BSJ/04/19) application via EthicalJobs
Supporting materials  International Employee Application Form 2017.docx