Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is the first and only specialist Early Childhood Education institution in Hong Kong, founded in 2018 by the Yew Chung Education Foundation, a non-profit organization with over 86 years of pioneering history in Early Childhood and international education....

Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education (YCCECE) is the first and only specialist Early Childhood Education institution in Hong Kong, founded in 2018 by the Yew Chung Education Foundation, a non-profit organization with over 86 years of pioneering history in Early Childhood and international education. Today, the Yew Chung approach to ECE is being recognised for its unique philosophy and curriculum. Our College values and promotes interactive learning, small-class teaching and hands-on experiences. Being an English-speaking College with an international faculty, we take great pride in our staff and student diversity.

The College runs a 4-year Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education (BEdECE) as its flagship programme, a 2-year Higher Diploma in ECE (HDECE) programme and a 1-year Diploma in Early Childhood Studies programme. The BEdECE & HDECE programmes qualify graduates to be registered in Hong Kong as Kindergarten Teachers, Child Care Workers, Child Care Supervisors, and Special Child Care Workers.

The Yew Chung Early Childhood Development Centre [YCECDC] created under the College aims to connect valuable and innovative early childhood principles and practices with the greater community; offering young children, and all who are connected and involved in the lives of young children, an inspirational journey of wonder, curiosity, and growth.

Further information about the College and our Programmes can be obtained at www.yccece.edu.hk.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Fundraising Officer (to start as soon as possible)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Aberdeen
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Government / Social Service > Fund Raising
Information Technology > Database Administrator (DBA)
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Communications
Published On 24/05/2019

Position Summary:

The Fundraising Officer, carrying a functional title ‘Advancement Services Officer’, is responsible for all database administration and prospect research. This person will serve as an integral part of the Fundraising team, reporting to the Director. This role manages the tools that the Fundraising team uses to canvass all gifts, and helps prepare information on which fundraising strategies are developed. The role oversees prospect identification and qualification to ensure for a sufficient donor pipeline.

Responsibilities:

  1. Proactively identify and assess new prospects;
  2. Maintain knowledge of top prospects; assist fundraisers in developing appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies;
  3. Ensure all prospect data, research and donor activity is entered into systems, accurately and in a timely manner;
  4. Oversee and create prospect briefings, profiles reports and other written communications for board members and senior staff;
  5. Ensure that all printed materials are well-written;
  6. Train fundraising staff, as needed;
  7. Create and monitor appropriate budgets;
  8. Handle any other duties as appropriate.

Requirements:

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification;
  2. A minimum of 2 years of prospect research experience at a non-profit organisation;
  3. Strong writing, critical thinking, data mining and organisational skills;
  4. A keen attention to details;
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, research software and CRM database systems;
  6. Fluency in English and Cantonese required; Mandarin fluency preferred.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts commencing as soon as possible.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to:

  1. submit an application letter with a full curriculum vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of two references.
  2. specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary.
  3. send applications to HR Office, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email ().

The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Applicants:

  1. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  2. Appointees will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check before appointment can be confirmed. The cost for the check will be reimbursable.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.