Advancement Manager at Lagos Business School (LBS)

Advancement Manager at Lagos Business School (LBS)

Lagos Business School is committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large. We strive to be a world class business school which will have a significant impact on the practice of management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Advancement Manager

Job Code: ADVM2022
Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • To obtain raw contact details data from School and events e.g.  Alumni events, breakfast club, seminars, etc
  • Attend School events for the purpose of obtaining donations to LBS, from attendees
  • Segment and document the raw contact details obtained.
  • Research (through internet, Alumni and MBA) documented contact details and build prospective donors profile (i.e. ‘know your customer’ initiative).
  • Create prospective donor list and submit list for approval.
  • Create and obtain approval of call/visit script for use in contacting prospective donors.
  • To make and receive courteously calls and visits to prospective donors, from the created and approved prospective donors list, for the purpose of obtaining 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 the intended support or donation is received by LBS 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 accuracy of prospective donors and donor’s information on the database.
  • Document all department account transactions using the process flow schedule.
  • Use approved scripts from the approved scripts folder for email, thank you letters, solicitation, sponsorship etc.
  • Report, record and file all departmental documents and events.

Educational Qualifications

  •  At least a University Degree or its equivalent in any field.
  •  MBA would be an added advantage.


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in a corporate environment and profit oriented organization e.g. banks.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely preparedness (meeting deadlines)
  • Success of key 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

Skills Required:

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

Application Closing Date
18th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using “ADVM2022 (Job Code)” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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