Joint Aid Management: Relationship Manager

Joint Aid Management International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 19 July, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The Joint Aid Management (JAM) is a humanitarian nonprofit organisation that works to empower Africans to create better lives for themselves.

JAM seeks to appoint a Relationship Manager, based in Johannesburg.

The person will be providing day to day exceptional customer service to our donors and affiliates by fielding inbound calls and emails and responding to questions and issues relating to business.


Affiliate relationship management

  • Work as a liaison between JAM International HQ and field offices and the affiliate offices;
  • Manage the daily communications with JAM affiliates, ensuring accurate and timely information flow and reporting;
  • Communicate effectively with affiliates to address all affiliate issues;
  • Planning, coordinating and rollout of affiliate week in conjunction Senior Manager and CEO;
  • Plan and coordinate monthly affiliate marketing conference calls for Senior Manager and CEO;
  • Collation of all field information, stories, materials and statistical data into affiliate reports following the guideline of the global marketing strategy. 

Major donor relationship management

  • Maintain and develop existing major donors;
  • Manage research, recruitment and stewardship of new major donor contacts;
  • Promote the development and maintenance of effective relationships with all types of donors and funders;
  • Draft proposals for private/corporate funding opportunities at the instruction of the Senior Manager. 

Reports and proposal writing

  • Collation of all field information, stories, materials and statistical data for the JAM Reporter Magazine;
  • Management, compilation and follow up of the annual report schedule for donors;
  • Monthly field and affiliate activity report to Senior Manager;
  • All reports and proposals need to be approved by Senior Manager after initial approval by Communications Manager. 

The person may be required to perform duties not specifically stated in your job description from time to time provided that such duties are related to JAM operations.

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or PR is preferable;
  • Valid driver’s licence;
  • Minimum of five years experience as a key Accounts Manager;
  • Experience in managing databases is preferable;
  • Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of German will be an advantage;
  • Computer literacy is essential. An intermediate or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication. A superior command of the English language is essential;
  • Experience in preparing business presentations;
  • Even-tempered, highly confidential individual;
  • Team player;
  • Independent worker;
  • Must be willing to work overtime from time to time.

Salary: R25 000 per month plus benefits will be offered.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to

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Limits of authority: As per managerial authority limits in the strategy document.

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