Did you know that if you join our team in this year's City2Surf, you could also be changing lives for the better? This year we have teamed up with social enterprise Join the Pipe to help raise funds for the Voza Community in the remote outskirts of the Solomon Islands.
Pauline was the first woman to give birth at the maternal waiting home in Kopondoro, Zimbabwe. She delivered her second child, a healthy boy named Clive, on 5 March 2015 in the home her whole community helped build.
AFAP is seeking a staff member to play a key role in the fundraising and communications efforts of the organisation. The successful candidate will work closely with the Country Director of AFAP Vietnam and Sydney-based Communications, Marketing and Fundraising Manager, and have the opportunity to participate in a wide scope of fundraising and marketing activities to develop the communications, marketing and fundraising work of AFAP, including brand management and positioning.Position: Communications and Fundraising OfficerType of contract: One year (extendable)Work location: Hanoi with travels to the fieldsSalary: Negotiable based on qualifications and experiencesKEY RESPONSIBILITIESMarketing and Fundraising– Support Communications, Marketing and Fundraising Manager in Sydney Office to oversee community fundraising mechanism, corporate partnerships and bequest strategy;– Undertake market research and customer surveys to analyse demand and brand, approach positioning;– Write blog posts, newsletter articles and other donor engagement pieces;– Identify opportunities for fundraising with institutional donors and private foundations;– Research, evaluate and recommend fundraising techniques;– Pro-actively seek new forms of income for the organisation;– Support in building relationships with potential supporters to deliver income;– Provide information for and ensure the quality of grant proposals and reports;– Liaise with program team to supply information on funding and ensure the team has the information needed from programs to effectively communicate with and report to donors.Communications– Take responsibility for the development, publication and distribution of all communication products;– Manage organisational communications strategies including website, print, social media, and public relations;– Develop materials to enhance donor communications including publications, audio/visual materials, fact sheet and fundraising packages;– Consult with program team to integrate and reflect project activities in communication channels.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDTechnical knowledge/skills:– Exceptional writing skills and passion for good writing;– Have a record of success in not-for-profit fundraising and marketing;– Knowledge of media production, communications, and dissemination techniques and methods;– Excellent relationship skills; ability to manage and nurture relationships both internally and externally;– Good organisational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines;– Report and proposal writing skills;– Good communication, analytical and negotiation skills.Education: Relevant Degree and/or equivalent professional qualification, preferably in communications or marketing (Master degree is preferable).Work experience: At least 4 years experience in marketing, fundraising, or corporate liaison and institutional networking for donors. Practical working experience with INGOs is preferable.Language: Advanced English and Vietnamese, both spoken and written.For more information, please see the attached job description.How to apply:Please email your CV and cover letter in English with the subject line of:“CFO Application_Your name” by 10th May 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease be advised that we will only be contacting shortlisted candidates.AFAP Vietnam is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.
Happy International Women's Day! The 8th of March has been set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere! As a mother of young children and the CEO of a charity, I know I am fortunate. I'd like to share the stories of some of the most impressive women I have met during my career in international development.
We were devastated to learn that four villages we’ve been working with for the last two years in the Bua province were demolished by Cyclone Winston on 20 February 2016. All the villagers’ crops were destroyed, their homes were flattened and they have no clean water. Please help over 660 people in need.