Advancement Executive

Lagos Business School (LBS)

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LBS is a community of people committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity and 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.

In order to achieve this mission the School seeks to:

Provide high potential professionals with a general management education which stresses professional ethics and service to the community through the practice of management.

Have a positive impact on the professional and ethical standards of business management in Nigeria



Department: Advancement 

Business Unit: Pan-Atlantic University/Lagos Business School

Reports To: Director, Advancement 

Directly Supervises: Nil

Position Type: Regular/Permanent/Full Time

Purpose of Position: Initiates and prospects for secondary donors and provides data, administrative support, back-up and follow up to accomplish approved advancement projects of the School.



Initiate, cultivate and develop secondary donors and execute activities firm value-adding relationship with the school.

Organise fundraising events and attending School events for the purpose of obtaining donations from attendees.

Build and manage the existing relationship with prospective donors.

Prepare development budgets

Initiate, maintain and regularly update the accuracy of prospective donors and donor’s information on the database.

Report, record, and file all departmental documents and events

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability tread and interpret documents, developmental budget, write and proofread correspondences and other materials.


Key Performance Indicators

Number of donors that partner with the school

Value of donations received by the school

Timely preparedness (meeting deadlines) and accuracy of plans.

Meeting Financial targets.

Success of key School development and fundraising events

Growth in number of development activities going on in the school

Quality and Accuracy of Data

Organization, Completeness and accuracy of Records

Initiatives introduced tenhance School development and fundraising activities

Feedback from internal and external customers



Skills Requirements

Interpersonal skills

Planning and Organizational Skills

Communication skills

Administrative Skills

Analytical Skills

Negotiating Skills [Influencing & Persuading Skills]

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office


Person Specification:

Assertive, personable, confident and able to register a presence

Good command of spoken English with a good span of engagement

Versatile in general knowledge and global current affairs



Bachelor of Science

Additional Qualification such as an MBA and/or other Professional Qualifications will be an advantage



Minimum of five years’ experience working in a corporate environment and profit-oriented organization.

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Lagos Business School (LBS)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years