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Offres d’emploi : Partnerships Coordinator (Bilingual Dutch / French)

SOS Children’s Villages is a Non-Profit Organisation building since 70 years families for children in need, helping them shape their own futures, and actively working on the development of their communities. We do this in 135 countries worldwide – also in Belgium.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Partnerships Coordinator, a position directly reporting to the Managing Director of SOS Children’s Villages Belgium, and based in Brussels. He or she will be responsible for maintaining and developing sustainable one-on-one relationships with our partners, which are of vital importance for our fundraising. These partners are both external partners (companies, schools and sports organizations, ambassadors, etc.) and private donors.

You are a member of a result-oriented fundraising team, in a professional and open organization that is part of an international federation.

Your tasks will be:

  • You look for one-on-one long-term relationships and collaborations with external partners (companies, schools, private donors) and develop them, with respect for ethical rules
  • You raise funds, but you are also on the lookout for other possible synergies to support the mission of the organization
  • You monitor the collaborations on a daily basis, together with your team, aiming to create durable relationships
  • You organize and coordinate events (giving presentations, setting up fundraising campaigns, developing awareness actions, etc.)
  • You represent SOS Children's Villages externally (both at events of SOS and events of third parties)
  • You follow the evolution of the results, report and adjust according to the objectives
  • You maintain contact with the SOS Ambassadors and further develop their connection with SOS Children’s Villages
  • You develop and supervise fundraising projects and new ideas relevant to the target group and within the strategy of the organization
  • You have a team of 2 SOS colleagues, who face these challenges together with you

Your competences and profile:

  • You have a degree in communication, marketing, economics or political & social sciences, with several years of relevant experience in fundraising or similar activities
  • You have experience in company fundraising
  • You are perfectly bilingual (Dutch / French) with a good knowledge of English
  • You are strong in networking / relationship building: you can effortlessly engage with other people and make contacts, let people work together. You can relate to the thinking and doing of a company / private donor
  • You are a commercial and creative colleague with organizational skills (giving presentations, raising enthusiasm for groups, guiding external parties, etc.)
  • You have a strong and open personality with perseverance, a sense of responsibility and negotiating skills
  • As a motivated team player you promote the values ​​of SOS Children's Villages
  • You have experience in project management and team management
  • Microsoft Office is not unknown to you, you know how to handle it efficiently
  • Stress and last-minute changes? These can occur. However: you know how to keep your head cool and you are always on the lookout for solutions
  • You are flexible and willing to participate in events and visit current and future partners during evenings and weekends (these hours can be recuperated)
  • Humor and perspective are also important on the workplace!
  • You are in possession of a driver’s license cat. B

Our offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to actively contribute to the improvement of the rights and welfare of children and their communities, within a highly motivated, professional, committed and international team
  • A fulltime contract of indefinite term
  • A competitive salary in line with the sector
  • Earliest starting date: asap

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application (CV and letter of motivation) by the 13th of October 2019 to job@sos-kinderdorpen.be. For more information: www.sos-villages-enfants.be ; www.sos-kinderdorpen.be