Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world. HKIS is an American, Christian school in an international setting, and a culturally diverse community of more than 40 nationalities. We believe in and live out our Mission statement: Dedicating...

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) serves over 2,800 Reception 1 through Grade 12 students from around the world. HKIS is an American, Christian school in an international setting, and a culturally diverse community of more than 40 nationalities. We believe in and live out our Mission statement:

Dedicating our minds to inquiry, our hearts to compassion,

and our lives to service and global understanding

An American-style education, grounded in the Christian faith,

and respecting the spiritual lives of all

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Major Gifts Manager

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Government / Social Service > Fund Raising
Marketing / Public Relations > Public Relation - Events Management
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Published On 10/05/2019

The Major Gifts Manager will work with the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) in building a successful major gift fundraising program for HKIS. Primary responsibilities include fundraising, business development and institutional events, including establishing, cultivating and stewarding relationships with donors and prospects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Hospitality, Public Relations or related field;
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the non-profit sector or a transferable field:
  • Minimum of three years as a front-line fundraiser/client services representative preferred:
  • Experience soliciting and closing gifts:
  • Knowledge of local culture and base of established relationships with influential Hong Kong-based individuals and families, including prominent HKIS alumni;
  • Solid sales or fundraising experience with direct involvement in soliciting corporate and individual support/partnerships; experience in using different solicitation methods to reach fundraising goal;
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin;
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining effective relationships with corporate sponsors, donors, vendors, and volunteer groups; demonstrated ability to be diplomatic and responsive to competing demands and interests of volunteer committees while appropriately representing the school’s best interest;
  • Demonstrated track record of planning major events; ability to be resourceful, flexible, and creative; ability to lead a staff team and volunteer committees to implement an event successfully;
  • Ability to encourage and energize staff, professional peers, donors, community business leaders, government officials and other friends of the school for the purposes of school advancement;
  • High level of interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a multicultural environment;
  • Disciplined self-starter who is results-oriented;
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team oriented environment both within the advancement team and school wide;
  • Commitment to the principles behind education and a strong desire to associate with HKIS and champion its mission.

Interested candidates please forward your updated resume together with a cover letter and references to

For more information about the job and the School please visit our website: www.hkis.edu.hk

We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purposes.