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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

1. Senior Associate / Manager: Communications and Programmes
We are looking for a marketing and communications specialist, who is also passionate about learning and contributing to the social impact sector, to join our team. The candidate will be responsible for all our communications materials, including our marketing materials to external parties, members, and also for our online presence, as well as participate in co-driving APC’s regional thought leadership agenda. The candidate will also be in charge of managing our events, which includes topical roundtables, online dialogues including global leaders, international learning journeys and site visits, high-level multi-sector events and overseas retreats.

The candidate will lead the PR and communications strategies for some of these events and our project launches, taking charge of all communications, media liaison and publicity. Where applicable, the candidate can/will work with volunteers, interns, consultants or partners to execute the programmes effectively to ensure that the impact is achieved. This driven person will also be supporting our membership programmes and will be expected to be fully engaged in our co-creation, programme design and delivery processes.

For more information, please refer to the Senior Associate / Manager Job Description. To apply for this position, please write to [email protected].

2. Senior Impact Associate
We are looking for senior impact associate who will support APC in its work in the region. The candidates will be fully exposed to the wide ranging scope of APC’s philanthropic activities and strategic projects.  Candidates will be trained to manage projects directly with philanthropists and other funders, whilst learning on the job to produce research that will inform these projects.  APC programmes serve to improve the systems of social change and the candidates will have the opportunities to be directly involved in creating game-changing solutions for our communities, using innovative social financing tools.

This is a SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme, please learn more about this position and apply for it via the MyCareersFuture portal.

3. Temporary CFO / Finance Change Management Consultant
We are looking for a consultant on a project basis, to assess and revamp our finance processes for consistency with current best practices. Areas to be addressed include budgeting, cash flow management, grant management, financial accountability, and compliance with tax and charity law. The consultant will work with APC staff to understand current finance processes, and then propose and establish new policies and practice in order to ensure that APC is in line with operational best practice and continues to lead in the area of non-profit governance and accountability. This is a part-time service engagement for a period of up to 12 weeks.

For more information, please refer to the Temporary CFO / Finance Consultant Scope of Work. To apply for this position, please write 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:

Research Intern
The research 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 candidate will also be involved, where possible, in primary research and outreach to members and the wider philanthropic community.

Communications Intern
We are also looking for a candidate who has skillsets in WordPress, Mailchimp and other online platforms and can assist us in our communications.  Experience in html, design (Adobe Illustrator and similar) will be ideal.  Candidates will also be involved in drafting press releases, and articles for publish.

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.

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