Advancement Officer needed at Lagos Business School

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Lagos Business School’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Advancement Officer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : September 30, 2022

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Purpose of Position

The primary accountability of this position is to implement fundraising strategies to raise funds from individuals, the private, and voluntary/non-profit sectors.

Essential Duties / Key Job Roles and Responsibilities

Include but are not limited to the following:

  • To obtain raw contact details data from School and events, e.g., Alumni events, breakfast club, seminars, etc
  • Attend School events to obtain donations to LBS from attendees
  • Segment and document the raw contact details obtained.
  • Research (through the internet, Alumni, and MBA) documented contact details and built prospective donors’ profiles (i.e., ïknow your customer initiative).
  • Create a prospective donor list and submit the list for approval.
  • Create and obtain approval of call/visit script for contacting prospective donors.
  • To make and receive courteous calls and visit prospective donors from the created and approved prospective donors list to obtain support (donations) for LBS (using approved call/visit scripts).
  • Document all call/visit/event information (The name, Phone number, feedback) in a call/visit/event report in the format prescribed.
  • Follow up on the feedback from the call/visit/event report to the point where LBS receives the intended support or donation from the donor/prospect.
  • Execute process flow steps from receipt of donation to conclusion
  • Submit a daily progress report (in the format: prescribed) giving details of follow-up on feedback received and stating actions planned/recommended and delivery dates.
  • To meet/achieve Call center Target/Budget/Deliverables and other departmental objectives.
  • Respond to prospective donors’ complaints and inquiries.
  • Provide prospective donors and donors with reliable information.
  • Initiate, maintain and regularly update the accuracy of prospective donors and donor information on the database.
  • Document all department account transactions using the process flow schedule.
  • Use approved scripts from the approved scripts folder for the email, thank you letters, solicitation, sponsorship, etc.
  • Report, record, and file all departmental documents and events.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely preparedness (meeting deadlines)
  • Success of critical School development & fundraising events
  • Number of Corporate entities that partner with the School.
  • Number of development activities going on in the School.
  • Initiatives introduced to enhance School development & fundraising activities.
  • Feedback from internal & external customers

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of First Degree or its equivalent in any field.


  • Minimum of five years experience working in a corporate and profit-oriented organization, e.g., banks.

Competencies Required for the Role

  • Budgeting
  • Data gathering
  • Initiative
  • Networking skills
  • Result Oriented
  • Attention to details
  • Meeting Management
  • Customer service
  • Planning & organizational skills
  • General management/ administrative skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computers
  • Fundraising skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Relationship Management

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • LBS is an equal opportunity employer.

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