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- Meaningful platform
- comprenhsive working scope
About Our Client
Enlisting the most promising young leaders from China and the United States to ensure that one day, every child enjoys access to a quality educationthat every child will have the opportunity to dream and the skills to achieve those dreamsno matter where they are born.
Our Development team works to fulfill Teach For China's potential as a force for change in China by securing the necessary funding for our China's mission, with an emphasis on resources that will contribute to a long-term sustainable funding model. We do this through marshaling resources, cultivating public and private sector champions and creating opportunities for revenue growth in China, Hong Kong and the United States of America.
Donor Portfolio Management
*The Development Director will help drive continued aggressive growth in Mainland China funding portfolio, working closely with the VP of Development, Mainland China to set strategy for enriching our donor pipeline and acting as the primary point of contact / relationship holder for individuals and corporations.
*As a donor portfolio owner, the Development Director can expect to:
Prepare donor communications including grant proposals, and general presentations on our model / impact
Lead meetings with potential / current donors
Identify donor needs / interests and design a series of appropriate touch points to effectively cultivate individuals and organizations as supporters of us; this may include donor dinners, presentations to groups of high potential prospects, volunteering opportunities, etc.
Maintain accurate and complete records on current and prospective donors; manage upwards to ensure that prospects are being moved through the pipeline efficiently.
*We holds two major fundraising galas per year-one in Hong Kong and one in Mainland China-which together constituted nearly US $3M in funding in the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Development Director will play a key role in the success of this event by:
Working closely with an event planner and other third-party event planners oversee event design (e.g. invitations, décor, theme, event run-down) as well as excellent logistical planning and execution
Helping manage critical high-stakes relationships the volunteer Gala Committee (which includes several Teach For China Board members) to generate support from guests and donors at the event
Work with our volunteer leadership and the development team to ensure that Gala supporters are cultivated to become ongoing donors
Mass / Retail Giving (Internet and Social Media based)
*Launch a successful mass giving program in China targeting entry / mid-level donations. This will involve:
Develop a payment infrastructure that is technologically robust and compliant with Chinese fundraising regulations to to collect RMB denominated donations via the internet;
Developing compelling asks at levels between RMB 100 and RMB 2,000
Execute 2 compelling social media / internet based campaigns in the next 12 months; put an ongoing schedule of campaigns in place such that mass giving becomes a low-touch and reliable income stream.
The Successful Applicant
*Goal oriented, proactive self-starter who can work independently
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Strong and proven strategic thinking, and analytical skills
*Outstanding attention to detail and ability to multi-task, independently prioritize tasks and produce high quality end product in a dynamic, start-up environment
*Bachelor's degree required
*Excellent native written and oral Mandarin required, strong oral English required, strong written English a plus.
*Previous non-profit fundraising experience is not required; however experience in a consulting/client service/ investor/customer facing role is valuable (e.g. private banking, high end sales / account management, professional consulting services)
What's on Offer
very meaningful platform and work scope.