ActionAid International Job Vacancy: Major Partnerships Manager - Bangkok, Thailand

Major Partnerships Manager Bangkok, Country office or in-market based potential Fixed Term contract to 2018 £45,489 per annum

Terms and conditions of base Location will apply
If you have extensive experience of building partnerships and securing major gifts/grants (including at a six and seven figure level) from high net-worth individuals, companies and trusts/foundations, this role as Major Partnerships Manager with ActionAid International could be your next career move.

We want you to support our organisational priority to diversify and grow global income by accessing and developing high value income opportunities across a number of Asia Pacific commercial centres outside of where ActionAid has an established presence, including Singapore, Hong Kong, as well as scoping high value opportunities in new markets including Malaysia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

As Major Partnerships Manager (Asia), you will play a key role in identifying opportunities to grow high value income by reaching new markets and innovative sources of funds to deliver long-term income growth. As an excellent values-driven team leader, this will involve building relationships with internal stakeholders, developing external networks with philanthropists, trusts and foundations, companies and other influential stakeholders, and representing ActionAid at key external forums and events. You will set up the processes and systems to support a successful high value fundraising strategy, as well as manage a portfolio of the highest level donors and prospects capable of providing six-figure, multiple annual donations for organisational funding priorities. You will oversee the delivery of a prospecting strategy ensuring guidelines are adhered to and partnerships align with our principles. Important will be the ability to give strategic direction to the Asia Hub fundraising team and establish a long-term sustainability plan for the programme.

Holding a degree or similar, as well as a qualification in fundraising, marketing or related discipline you will have extensive experience of building partnerships and securing income from high net-worth individuals, companies and trusts/foundations. You will have extensive knowledge and understanding of the philanthropy sector in Asia and will have worked within an international development and/or humanitarian relief organisation. With an entrepreneurial mindset, you have the ability to think outside the box and are commercially astute. A proven top performer, you must be an expert in donor scoping and tracking external funding trends. You must have a high standard of English and knowledge of Cantonese, Singaporean Mandarin or other spoken languages in key identified markets would be an advantage.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in Bangkok, one of the focus markets or an existing ActionAid country office in Asia. We will provide the necessary support in the visa/work permit application process, but this will be subject to the approval by the immigration authorities.

How to apply:
To apply please visit our website via the link: HERE

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Deadline: 06 Jan 2016

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