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APC is expanding!  We are developing exciting new programmes that will need a team of dynamic, talented, passionate and smart people to lead and champion for greater philanthropy within our region.


Careers

Deputy Director

We are looking for a dynamic leader to join our senior team, who will help to engage and work with philanthropists across our 13 (and growing) markets in Asia. The candidate is someone who enjoys interacting with senior business, impact and government leaders, is able to connect the dots in making connections between members and organisations, and can respond and work quickly and decisively.

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should write in with your CV and areas of interest to [email protected]

Deputy Director, Knowledge Resources

We are looking for a Deputy Director who will spearhead APC’s knowledge resources work in research and thought leadership. The candidate should be someone who is well-versed in philanthropy and can translate theories or models into tools, activities and events for APC’s members. This involves stand-alone knowledge projects as well as implementing a consistent level of knowledge creation and learnings across APC’s various collaborative projects and events.

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should write in with your CV and areas of interest to [email protected]

Senior/Finance Manager

We are looking for a Senior/Finance Manager that will be a member of the core team, and support our programmes and activities across all functions. This person will be a critical part of our backbone, managing our financial oversight, reporting and processes with regards to grants and fund disbursements, on top of daily functions. APC is also incubating a sister organisation called the Asia Community Foundation, which will be a platform for Singapore donors to give effectively across Asia. This role will require the candidate to split their time between the two organisations, which will share some backend services.

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should write in with your CV and areas of interest to [email protected]

Lead Software Engineer, Asia Community Foundation (ACF)

We seek an experienced API Integration Engineer to lead the future integration and build of applications and data integrations for our upcoming Donor Advisory Fund platform (currently in development). The individual is a hands-on technologist with experience in recognising technology needs, integration, developing, and launching our product & solutions.

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should send in your resume to [email protected].

Donor Relations Lead, Asia Community Foundation (ACF)

We seek a Donor Relations Lead, responsible for raising new donors for the new Asia Community Foundation start-up. S/he is responsible for onboarding new donors, working with them directly to develop and execute their giving plans, and oversee the provision of services to engage each donor and inspire more strategic giving. 

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should send in your resume to [email protected].

Programmes Lead, Asia Community Foundation (ACF)

We seek an experienced Programmes Lead, responsible for matching ACF donors with non-profit organisations and their programmes in their countries and fields of their interest. S/he is also responsible for working directly with donors to help fulfil their philanthropy aspirations.

For the full Job Description, please download here.

Interested candidates should send in your resume to [email protected].


Internships

To strengthen our team, the Asia Philanthropy Circle is seeking qualified interns throughout the year. The duration of the internship is minimum three months (negotiable during winter term holidays) and not more than one year but the terms of employment are open for discussion. We expect exceptional candidates with an equally high commitment, the willingness and ability to proactively seek ways to contribute value to the growing organisation as well as to continuously learn and develop, and a service-oriented mindset. The candidate must be diligent, structured and possess a detail-focused work style, secure written and oral communication skills with senior stakeholders and fluent business English. We have the following positions available to support on our full range of projects and membership programmes:

Asia Community Foundation Intern

The responsibility of the intern will be to support the team across various tasks relating to the setup of Asia Community Foundation (ACF). These include outreach and coordination with funders and non-profit organisations across Asia for data collection and verification; supporting due diligence processes, meeting coordination with senior management at banks, government agencies and international foundations.

Candidates will be able to learn invaluable knowledge on NGO assessment, setting industry benchmarks and organisational SOPs (standard operating procedures), frameworks and processes. At the same time, prospective candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced flexible start-up environment. 

Candidates with the following skills are preferred:

  • Familiar with database management (Excel, Google Forms)
  • Strong interpersonal and time-management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and computer literacy, e.g. Word, Powerpoint.
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills; ability to digest and synthesise substantial content information in a short time
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and in a team environment.

Interested candidates should send in your resume to [email protected].

Philanthropy Ecosystem Building Intern

One of APC’s mandates is to help build better awareness, understanding of philanthropy in Asia, and also to build the necessary infrastructure that will enable the effective flow of resources and optimised impact. To do this, we produce Asian-focused in-house research, which are used to guide philanthropists and others in the sector.

This position requires candidates who are passionate about social and political issues, the philanthropy sector, and are interested in and good at desk research and writing. The intern will also be involved, where possible, in primary research and outreach to members and the wider philanthropic community; and directly in the conceptualisation, development of our projects in the region.

If you think you have what it takes and are interested to find out more, please write to [email protected]

Impact Intern

Our programmes and projects are the most successful if we are able to document them and measure their impact accordingly. By doing so, we can not only understand their effectiveness and to make adjustments where necessary, but also share our practices and models with others for replication and scaling. Candidates should have a strategic and analytical mind-set; able to conceptualise and apply measurement frameworks.

On top of the above scope, interns/associates will also be required to assist in other day-to-day operations of the organisation and helping with our projects. Associates will also be assigned tasks and projects based on their areas of interest and expertise and APC is keen to develop their talent and skillsets in collaborative consultation.

If you think you have what it takes and are interested to find out more, please write to [email protected]


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