Fundraising Officer

The Dariu Foundation (TDF) is a publicly recognized private foundation of Swiss origin. Its mission is every households of low income accessible to microfinance services for employment, income improvement, and realizing more investment in their children’s education.
At the present, The Dariu Foundation is implementing programs of micro-finance, scholarship and school-building in Dong Nai and Vinh Long with considerable expansion, TDF in Vietnam is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic & dynamic Vietnamese to fill in Fundraising Officer position.

Duty station: This position will be based in HCMC office with travel to project sites.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Fundraising Officer reports directly to the Director and coordinates his/her activities with her/him and the Heads of other teams. His/ her function includes but is not restricted to the following duties:
- Not only responsible for raising the funds necessary for operating our educational programs but also responsible for raising awareness of who we are and what we do, both in Vietnam and overseas.
- An important responsibility of the Fundraising Officer is developing good relationships with TDF sponsors, and researching and establishing contacts with new potential donors.
- Working with major companies and foundations and with people at a senior level in those organizations. These will be both in Vietnam and in other countries around the world. You will therefore need to be confident and out-going, and have advanced English-language skills. Other key tasks will include:

- Researching and contacting with potential donor through emails, phone contacts, letters etc.
- Pursuing actively innovative ways of cooperation with donors for funding opportunities
- Managing and cultivating relationship with donors, providing a consistent quality of response to donors.
- Producing fundraising plans for each assigned project and write proposals/applications to potential donors and reports to sponsors during and after the implementation of the projects.

- Contributing to the editing of donor brochures in conjunction with visits and events
- Be responsible for managing TDF’s marketing efforts, including creating and implementing new marketing and merchandising campaigns, and supporting the marketing and promotion of TDF events and partnerships which will raise both funds and awareness.
- Be responsible for all areas of Media, including traditional media as well as “new media”. This will include promoting TDF through channels such as print and television as well as by using online forms of media such as our website and social networking tools.
- Be responsible for managing TDF’s magazine.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
- University degree in Public Relations, Communications or related area.
- At least 3 years of fundraising experience.
- Good experience in event management.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, execute and manage his/her own work, to work under pressure.
- Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to attend to details.
- Ability to find creative solutions to problems and negotiate with and influence others.
- Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Demonstrated skill in working with colleagues and collaborators of different cultural backgrounds.
- Good command of English is an asset.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by TDF. Send your application to:
THE DARIU FOUDNATION –II– 23 Le Van Huan, ward 13 –II– Tan Binh district, HCM City



Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Dariu Foundation
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2010-11-11