Director of Development



Applications should be sent to:[email protected]

Deadline for applications: January 30, 2021



Development and Communication

Work location:

67 Ly Chinh Thang, 8 Ward, District 3, HCMC

Time to work:


Reporting to:

Managing Director

Team member

Fund raising staff


II.              JOB BRIEF:

SONG is seeking an accomplished Director of Development who has at least two years in planning, building strategy and coordinate the activities of Development Department. In charge of implementing work to reach the set KPIs.



  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Board of Advisory to research and build strategy for the organization;
  • Identify and develop corporate, community, and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities;
  • Implement the fund-raising development plans in accordance with ethical fundraising principles;
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved;
  • Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fund-raising processes are carried out in a timely manner;
  • Design team chart, recruit and develop the team of Development
  • Build and manage annual budget of the department
  • Collaborate with other Programmes of the Foundation to ensure the fund-raising goals are being achieved;
  • Networking with existing and potential donors. Being the representative of the Chairperson of Song Foundation when being appointed
  • Manage donor data. Provide data and other information related to grants and sponsorships to Song leadership
  • Develop and establish relationship with medias and press. Being responsible for the effectiveness of the Fund-raising campaigns through all communication channels
  • Execute grant writing and coordinate calendar grant reporting deadlines, meetings, and other grant related activities to acquire grant funding for SONG.
  • Make reports
  • Other assigned tasks




  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Communications, Finance or related field required. A degree in Sustainable development, Anthropology or public policy preferred.
  • Background in community work or social work




  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
  • Project management and coordinating
  • Knowledge in mobilizing internal and external resources
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Strategic point of view and a vision in community development
  • Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence”
  • Financial managementAnalytical and creative mind that will aid in identifying and capitalizing upon opportunities for furthering the SONG’s mission and enhancing materials, events, and campaigns with marketing potential.

Computer literacy:

  • Knowledge of and experience with social media tools, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Blog.
  • Proficient technological skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and various online tools.
  • English level:
  • Fluently in written and spoken English


  • Self-driven and passionate
  • A strong work ethic, and willingness to work hard and cohesively in a team
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Ethic

Work experience:  

  • At least two years similar position or managing of Fund-raising/communication/public policy in community-based organization/Fund/Foundation.


  • Enthusiasm and commitment to complete tasks and provide high levels of service to SONG’s donors.
  • Sustainable community development thinking (not charitable orientation)
  • Career path follows community development, social activities.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SỐNG Foundation
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2022-01-30