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Partnerships Officer - Marketing

Colombo - 09
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.


Location: Based in Colombo with extensive travel

Job Profile

Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Manager Corporate Partnerships, the position will support the Partnerships team in developing and disseminating marketing material to potential corporate partners, in line with the corporate partnership strategy of World Vision Lanka (WVL) in meeting its programmatic priorities within the communities we serve.

This role will mainly entail:

  • Development of corporate specific marketing material / activities / events

  • Dissemination of marketing material on suitable channels

  • Successful development of strategic, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business to Business (B2B) partnerships

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish relationships – Create and disseminate relevant marketing material on the appropriate channels to build and establish relationships with corporates and other organizations to secure strategic, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business to Business ( B2B) partners to meet the department target in corporate partnerships.

  • Management of key relationships – through continuous follow up and aiming to retaining key contacts through regular and consistent communications. Building strong relationships with CSR managers and marketing teams of Corporates to initiate partnerships and sustain relationships

  • Engagement with External Engagement / Communications Liaison – Formulate and implement an external engagement and communications strategy to build WVL’s brand image with potential partners.

  • Reporting - Creation of metrics reports – track, measure and report on marketing and sales activities and effectiveness.

  • Team Player - Support the Corporate Partnerships Team in working efficiently in achieving the organisational goals and objectives effectively.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Degree / Diploma in marketing or Business Management.

  • Qualified in Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) – Part or full qualification (Preferred).

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills in English & ability to communicate in Sinhala and/or Tamil preferred.

  • Sales, Marketing and relationship management exposure (preferred).

  • Sales and marketing skills to acquire new relationships.

  • Good Networking, business development & relationship management skills/ exposure.

  • Advanced knowledge of development and political context in the country.

  • Strong proposal writing skills and excellent presentation skills in English.

  • Strong IT skills with sound working knowledge in MS office suite.

  • Ability to work will in a cross-cultural work environment & a commitment to abide by World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

  • Willing & able to travel domestically & internally upto 60% of the time.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 12th August, 2018

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.