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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nazareth Care offers its residents a safe, stimulating, and welcoming environment for the aged to enjoy their golden years. Our services include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Frail Care, Palliative Care, Respite Care, Day Care, and specialised Dementia Care via The Villa. Each of our 7 Care Nazareth Houses has its own unique atmosphere and style, w...
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    Partnerships & Communications Officer

    About the job


    Nazareth Care Africa is looking for an independent Partnerships and Communications Officer.

    The ideal candidate needs commercial acumen, an understanding of the local / regional business environment, a formidable researcher, networker, proposal writer, presenter, negotiator, and project manager, as well as creative thinker and a thick-skinned marketer.



    • Managing the Partnerships & Communications portfolio. Partnerships refers to all fundraising via individual / corporates / donors / campaigns and any additional forms of income. Communication refers to all relationship building, management thereof for all forms of partnerships and fundraising as well as media.
    • Implementation and execution of fundraising, sustainability, and communication strategies to achieve Nazareth Care Africa annual targets through maintaining and growing the existing donor-base, securing new and sustainable sources of contributions, and increasing brand awareness.
    • Represent the Nazareth Care African Brand amongst influential audiences, donors and potential partners, the media, networking initiatives, conferences, at events and meetings.
    • Build and manage media relationships and opportunities.
    • Increase the Corporate Donor Base for Nazareth Care Africa through the activation of sustainable fundraising relationships with Private sector organizations.
    • Maximize Funding Opportunities with Private Sector Organizations.
    • Develop, implement, and measure micro strategies and proposals on an ongoing basis.



    • Bachelor’s degree in sales, communications, or related field. Alternatively, 5+ years’ experience in related position.
    • 3+ Years’ experience in senior account position independently managing your tasks.
    • 1-2 Years’ experience in fundraising activities and initiatives.
    • Extensive and accurate knowledge of charitable organizations and NPOs, as well as the legal and financial procedures when conducting business.
    •  All applicants require a proven track record and contactable references.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans is a must.
    • Advanced capabilities in planning, researching, compiling proposals and copy writing for proposals and articles.
    • Honesty, integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to build rapport and collaborate with others within the organization and externally.
    • Understanding of donor, community, and stakeholder behaviors.
    • Willingness to support in all areas of the marketing department including areas outside of listed job KPI’s.
    • Proficiency in MS office.
    • Valid SA Drivers license and own vehicle.
    • Own smart phone device.
    • This position may require occasional travel.



    • Well presented in appearance, behavior and communication at all time.
    • Works well under pressure.
    • Conscientious with tasks and time management.
    • Adaptability and strong problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent active listening, logical thinking, effective communication, and creative skills.
    • Strong planning, organizational and administrative skills always paying close attention to detail.
    • Strong presentation skills in order to pitch and build relationships online and offline.
    • Principled, ethical, and professional.
    • Consistently displays a high level of enthusiasm, energy, initiative, and drive.


    This is an in-house position with strict targets and expectancies. You will be working with a young and motivated team; energetic and hardworking individuals only should apply.

    To apply, please send your CV as well as a motivational letter outlining previous work experience relevant to the position including achievements to [email protected] 
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, non-reply within 1 week after closing date indicates an unsuccessful application.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nazareth Care Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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