Sponsor Relations Officer NGO Job in Kenya – Emali Dedicated Children Agency

Job Title: Sponsor Relations Officer
Vacancy Announcement: VN 005
Job Location: Emali Programme Office – Emali
Reports to: Sponsor Relations Coordinator

Emali Dedicated Children Agency (EDCA) is a Community Organization working with ChildFund towards helping the Deprived; Excluded and Vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parent and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities. 


The organization is looking for self-driven individuals who want to exercise their abilities and knowledge out of heart to serve children and the community, for the following Internship Opportunity to be based in the Emali Office.
Position: Sponsor Relations Officer – Sponsor Relation Department
Overall Objectives of the position: To establish long-lasting and mutually rewarding child-sponsor relationships through high quality, timely and accountable child-sponsor communication in compliance with Sponsor Services Indicator and Measurement System (SSIMS).
General Description of the Role: Sponsor Relations Officer will be responsible in sharing and implementing the vision, mission, values and policies of the sponsor relations department.
Key Duties:
  • Establish and maintain high sponsor retention rate.
  • Establish and maintain effective child inventory management.
  • Establish and maintain high quality child-sponsor communication through informative and educative child mail, donor reports and children’s photographs while ensuring zero rejects.
  • Establish and maintain timely child-donor communication.
  • Promote child protection policy compliance at all levels.
  • Design, implement and evaluate capacity building modules for key stakeholders and partners.
  • Monitor and evaluate sponsorship program on monthly, quarterly and annual basis including performance management of SR Volunteers.
  • Document and share sponsorship best practices and lessons learned.
  • Design and implement innovative sponsor retention strategies to suit unique socio-cultural practices.
  • Facilitate continuous Child Verification.
  • Ensure timely delivery  and acknowledgement of designated Fund gifts.
  • Implement child protection policy.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • A Degree in Social Sciences, Community development or any other related field.
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Committed team player who is result oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills gained from working in community-based organizations for at least 2 years.
  • Willing and ability to work in rural areas under minimal supervision and have passion working with Children & Community.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Valid riding licence and knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage.
The opportunity is open to all Kenyan Citizens.

Reporting to: Sponsor Relations Coordinator 

Interested and qualified candidates may submit their letters of application, updated Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages) with daytime contacts, a list of three (3) referees including their phone contacts and email quoting vacancy number on the subject, current and expected salary to:

The Chairman
Emali Dedicated Programme
P.O. Box 249

Deadline for applications is 30th June 2016. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Due to the urgency to fill this position candidates will be selected on a rolling basis.

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