Position summary

The Alumni and Development Officer (ADO) will work with two important verticals within Teach For Vietnam: Development and Alumni. These verticals are entrusted with the following responsibilities:

  • Building a funding base for Teach For Vietnam in new region
  • Building a local movement of Teach For Vietnam’s alumni which fuels the national movement, and necessitates larger impact, thereby reaching all children

The primary responsibilities of the Officer include but are not limited to:

Donor research and management:

  • Identifying, researching and setting up meetings for some of these work streams: Corporates, Foundations, Individuals and Crowdfunding
  • Building presentations and proposals for various donor meetings
  • Maintain donor mailing lists and databases
  • Work with the Finance team to keep track of and ensure all reports are sent to donors in a complete and timely fashion
  • Work with the RSM team to create marketing collateral for various events and campaigns
  • Work with the Development team to ensure due process is followed in keeping all proposals and documentation up to date on the team site and CRM system

Alumni Movement: The associate will work with the Alumni Manager for the following:

  • Set strategy and goals for alumni programs (Mentorship Program, Pathway Accelerate support, Skill building workshops, coffee chats/career conversations)
  • Identify organizations to partner with for the Career Fair, based on the Teach For Vietnam’s Alumni vision
  • Identify and collaborate with external resource persons for conducting skill building workshops and clinics
  • Build relationships with Alumni in the city through interviews, organizing Alumni events and connecting Alumni for larger collective impact
  • Maintain database to track Alumni
  • Create opportunities for Alumni to contribute financially towards funding goals

Additional responsibilities:

  • Work with local media (newspapers, radio, TV etc.) to create opportunities for advocacy/awareness and engage the local people in the Teach For Vietnam’s movement
  • Create monthly newsletters to keep all external stakeholders engaged
  • Work with the RSM and Community team for assistance during recruitment campaigns, selection activities, conference and workshops.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills and project management
  • Strong time management skills and remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Commitment to excellence, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Communication and relationship-building skills
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, working independently while also being a team player
  • Belief in Teach For Vietnam’s mission and approach