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.
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 email@example.comPlease 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.
The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) was the first Australian NGO to be formally registered to work in Vietnam in 1996. Our program in Vietnam focuses on improving health, income generation, good governance, social monitoring, food security and resilience to the effects of climate change. AFAP has developed a solid reputation as a principled, innovative, and pioneering NGO working with a wide spectrum of stakeholders ranging from policy makers and local authorities to civil society organizations (CSOs) and vulnerable communities.Who we are looking for?A talented, dynamic, and highly motivated person who is interested in learning about development work;A person with high degree of initiative and flexibility;A potential development worker who is willing to be exposed to all aspects of our work, including administration, communications, finance and travel to the field to support communities;A great team player who is supportive and positive in both life and work.Available positions:Communications Intern – please find the JD here.Program Intern – please find the JD here.Reference: 6-month contract – based in Hanoi with occasional travel to project areas.Starting from: March 2016.How to apply:Please email your CV and cover letter in English with the subject line of “CI Application_Your name” (for the position of Communications Intern) and/or “PI Application_Your name” (for the position of Program Intern) by 28th February 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.orgCandidate reviews will commence immediately upon publication of this announcement and will continue until suitable candidate has been identified. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.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.