A renowned international education group with a strong and expanding presence in China, Hong Kong, and USA, is offering a position in the Institutional Advancement Office. Based in Hong Kong, the Senior Fundraising Officer reports to the Advancement and Alumni Relations Manager and is responsible for...

A renowned international education group with a strong and expanding presence in China, Hong Kong, and USA, is offering a position in the Institutional Advancement Office. Based in Hong Kong, the Senior Fundraising Officer reports to the Advancement and Alumni Relations Manager and is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of advancement programme in YCIS Hong Kong. He/She will work with current and former parents, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations to implement programmes designed to support the fundraising goals of the Institutional Advancement Office, building strong relationships with trustees, alumni, parents, staff, and other prospects and donors to unite them around a central mission and shared goals.

Senior Fundraising Officer

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Government / Social Services > Fund Raising
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Corporate Communications
Published On 15/06/2021

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist to plan and execute the fundraising programmes to achieve fundraising goals and broaden the base of annual contributors
  • Establish donor stewardship programme including, but not limited to, donor recognition initiatives and events, donor impact reports, reporting and thank you letters 
  • Build relationships with parents, alumni, students, staff, volunteers and community partners to enhance the School’s culture of philanthropy through a strong cultivation and stewardship programme
  • Identify, solicit, upgrade and steward donors on an annual basis. This entails cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects including segmentation, tracking and reporting
  • Conduct prospect research to identify prospects with capacity for major gifts.
  • Record all movements and activities of all constituents in the School’s fundraising CRM database and ensure the accuracy of the data.
  • Work closely with each site-based YCIS/YWIES Institutional Advancement Office/Staff, and the YCCECE Institutional Advancement Office to ensure that all areas are working in a cohesive environment towards the goals of the Schools and the College.
  • Work with corporate and local marketing and communication teams to develop, distribute and maintain advancement communication materials and provide content for the website, alumni portal and social media as required.
  • Support the Advancement and Alumni Relations Manager in the planning of Fundraising Committee meetings including reports and presentations and the preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Provide event support as required.
  • Any other duties as appropriate.

 

Competency Requirements: 

  • Experience in education institution and/or fundraising preferred
  • Ability to engage and motivate prospects, donors and volunteers
  • Establish reports quickly, and be able to multi-task with strong initiative and organizational skills.
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Proficient in the use of CRM database system.
  • Be willing to work outside office hours as the job requires.

 

Academic, Job Experience Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or above
  • Good command of written and spoken in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • 5+ years of work experience