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The Fundraising Officer, carrying a functional title ‘Advancement Services Officer’, is responsible for all database administration and prospect research. This person will serve as an integral part of the Fundraising team, reporting to the Director. This role manages the tools that the Fundraising team uses to canvass all gifts, and helps prepare information on which fundraising strategies are developed. The role oversees prospect identification and qualification to ensure for a sufficient donor pipeline.

Responsibilities:

1. Proactively identify and assess new prospects;
2. Maintain knowledge of top prospects; assist fundraisers in developing appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies;
3. Ensure all prospect data, research and donor activity is entered into systems, accurately and in a timely manner;
4. Oversee and create prospect briefings, profiles reports and other written communications for board members and senior staff;
5. Ensure that all printed materials are well-written;
6. Train fundraising staff, as needed;
7. Create and monitor appropriate budgets;
8. Handle any other duties as appropriate.

Requirements:

Applicants should meet the following requirements:
1. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification;
2. A minimum of 2 years of prospect research experience at a non-profit organisation;
3. Strong writing, critical thinking, data mining and organisational skills;
4. A keen attention to details;
5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, research software and CRM database systems;
6. Fluency in English and Cantonese required; Mandarin fluency preferred.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:

Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts commencing as soon as possible.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to:
1. submit an application letter with a full curriculum vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of two references.
2. specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary.
3. send applications to HR Office, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email (recruit@yccece.edu.hk).
The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Job Applicants:

  1. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination. Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  2. Local applicants will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check. Overseas applicants will have to present a police report before appointment can be confirmed.
  3. Employment reference will be required.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.