Penny Appeal SA Current Job Opportunity

Posted on :

6 Nov, 2018

Category :

NGO Jobs in South Africa

Penny Appeal South Africa is seeking a Donor Relations Officer who will be our first point of contact with our donors. Your excellent customer service skills, and ability to interact professionally and enthusiastically secures you this  position. If you’re keen on joining a rapidly expanding and fast paced organisation, then consider joining Penny Appeal.

Job Title: Donor Relations Officer
Job Location: Durban

Objective of Role: 

To respond professionally to the needs of our donors and supporters by providing an efficient, effective and excellent customer service.

Summary of Duties

  • Handling customer enquiries both by telephone and email
  • Ensuring all donations are acknowledged
  • Provide donors and supporters with receipts and information relating to specific campaigns
  • Maintaining our Support Centre database by entering or updating information
  • Relationship building and maintenance
  • Supporting and responding to Live Appeals
  • Working with other departments to deliver an effective and efficient response to enquiries
  • Maintain internal CRM systems, and ensure maximum usage of the internal system

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Able to work to deadlines with effective time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – phone, email and face-to-face
  • Proactive, organised and willing to take on initiative and responsibility
  • Displays high energy and able to motivate self, with a positive, can-do and resilient attitude.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Results-orientated with a strong sense of pace and urgency to ensure work is completed in the expected timelines at high levels of quality

Technical Skills Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, and Salesforce (preferred)
  • Experience of working within a Call Centre or customer service industry

Team-work makes the dream work and Penny Appeal are looking for passionate individuals who seek a dynamic and rewarding career and are able to work in demanding fast-paced environment. Applicants posessing the necessary skills and experience are encouraged to forward their CV, and a one page letter of motivation to: [email protected] 

Applications close on 19 November 2018. Regret, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Penny Appeal is an equal opportunities employer, and reserves the right to withdraw vacancies at the discretion of the organisation.

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