Associate director

EB Impact is a young, dynamic non-profit organisation focused on delivering training and programmes in Singapore and Asia Pacific’s underserved communities to generate positive sustainable development impact. Our three strategic areas of focus are: Education, Youth, and Nature-based solutions.

We are looking for a committed individual to join the team and lead the non-profit’s fund-raising efforts, and to design and deliver impactful programmes for our community. You will be working with the Board of Directors and wider EB Impact team and stakeholders. This role offers career progression into a more senior role.

EB Impact is a sister organisation of Eco-Business, Asia Pacific’s leading media and business intelligence organisation dedicated to sustainable development. It is headquartered in Singapore with a presence in Beijing, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Zurich, and correspondents in major cities across the world. 

The selected individual will be expected to work closely with the Board to play a leadership role in the following:

  • Fund raising for the organisation’s programmes and operations and building relationships with the organisation’s wide range of stakeholders
  • Setting out the strategic direction, creation and implementation of the organisation’s operations and programmes
  • Developing and implementing consistent cost accounting policies, procedures, and operational reporting/metrics.
  • Preparing high quality proposals and grant programmes for wider stakeholders 
  • Leading the organisaion’s impact assessment and reporting to the Board and wider stakeholders 
  • Preparing accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends.
  • Providing leadership and building an effective and passionate team of staff and volunteers 
  • Establishing EB Impact as a well known non profit on sustainable development in the Asia Pacific

Required experience (to be discussed in detail at interview):

  • Proven track record in fund raising and delivery of non-profit programes
  • Proven track record in client/funder relationship management
  • Deep knowledge of sustainability issues and how it relates to business and society
  • Ability to produce high-quality programme proposals in a timely manner

Requirements:

  • A university degree in Business, English, Communication Studies or any other relevant field.
  • 4-8 years of relevant working experience in fund-raising and delivering non-profit projects
  • A good understanding of sustainable development matters globally and in particular, in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent speaking and writing English language skills 
  • Meticulous and with the highest attention to accuracy and detail
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, and numerical skills
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the willingness to contribute to the success of a dynamic organisation.

Good to have:

  • Familiarity with design and web tools such as Adobe Creative Suite will be considered favourably
  • Confident presentation skills, ability to articulate abstract ideas clearly, and guide partners through the creative process, from conceptualisation to project wrap
  • Avid consumer of media of all types
  • Has a sense of humour
  • Passion for and knowledge of the EB Impact brand

This job is based in Singapore and may require travel in the future, pending Covid-19 regulations. We can provide flexible working arrangements too. 

All shortlisted applicants will be required to do a writing test and/or video test before proceeding to interviews.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV in an email to Jessica Cheam (jcheam@ebimpact.org) and Monique Armstrong (monique.armstrong@eco-business.com). 

We look forward to receiving your application!

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