Partnerships Manager

Partnerships Manager

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.

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. 

Scope of service

Reporting to the Associate Director, you will be responsible for partnerships and fund-raising for EB Impact and you will oversee the delivery of EB Impact projects. 

You will be based in EB Impact’s Singapore office. Your duties will also include research, concepting and ideation of EB Impact programmes, presenting to partners and leading meetings; brainstorming with the wider team and writing proposals and project delivery material. 

You may occasionally be required to assist in partnerships, consulting and project delivery for Eco-Business, EB Impact’s sister organisation, where there is cross-collaboration. 

 Key responsibilities include:

  • Securing partnership opportunities and overseeing our new and existing partnerships with government agencies, international organisations and companies around the world
  • Developing EB Impact’s presence and programmes across the Asia Pacific region
  • Production of high-quality partnerships proposals
  • Managing contacts and EB Impact’s community and database
  • Project management of EB Impact projects
  • Delivering project or consulting work as required
  • Production of EB Impact’s collaterals and communication materials
  • Managing EB Impact’s social media assets and creating content across all channels 
  • Presenting at or moderating industry and EB Impact events

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.
  • 1- 2  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. 

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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