Job vacancies

Prospect Burma is run by a small team of dedicated staff, in central London and Yangon. Take a look at our current available positions below, or to discuss volunteering with us contact us. Prospect Burma requests no contact from recruitment agencies or organisations.

Part-time Major Donor and Events Fundraiser

Hours               3 days per week
Salary              £27,000 – £32,000 pro rata (depending on experience)

Click here to download the full job specification. How to apply – send a cover letter and completed Application Form to before the closing date of 13 April 2017. We will invite successful candidates for interview in April 2017.

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Job Summary
Historically, grants and trusts have made up the highest proportion of Prospect Burma’s fundraising income.  PB’s current objective is to diversify and grow our income streams. You will contribute to the design and implementation of the fundraising strategy. Key responsibilities include; developing PB’s individual supporter base, recruiting and managing High Net Worth individuals, and working with volunteers to support a stewardship programme. Prospect Burma organizes one major fundraising event each year, alongside a number of smaller events, and you will be responsible for successfully organizing these, with the help of the Prospect Burma team.

We are a small, friendly, team of people that work closely together to ensure that Prospect Burma reaches its goals. We are looking for someone who has a flexible “can-do” attitude, willing to take initiative and lead on projects. You will be skilled at communicating with both individuals and organisations, and have a firm grasp of data analysis and presentation. Some out of office hours work will be required.

Key Duties
Under the leadership of the Executive Director and in coordination with the rest of the team your role will be to:

Prospect Burma Major Donor and Events Fundraiser Job Description

  • Manage relationships with existing donors and actively work to recruit new donors and supporters to the organisation;
  • Develop and implement a strategy to  develop relationships with HNIs and actively work to recruit new HNIs  to the organization
  • Plan and organize fundraising and publicity events;
  • Maintain and update our Salesforce contacts database and deal with day-to-day supporter enquiries;
  • Produce regular reports for Trustee Meetings.
  • Support Prospect Burma team in maximizing income from other sources such as trusts and foundations, running online campaigns, soliciting funds from Corporates.

Essential Experience and Skills required

  • An understanding of individual giving and donor management;
  • Experience of planning and organizing successful fundraising events;
  • Demonstrable success in building relationships with HNIs that lead to an increase in income;
  • Ability to quickly adapt a work plan against changing priorities;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent computing skills, including good database management, Excel, and Word experience;
  • Proactive and highly organized, with good time management and planning skills, and attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage a diverse range of projects, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Desirable skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of, and an interest in, Burma;
  • Ability to analyse and present data in a user-friendly format;
  • Experience with CRM systems, specifically Salesforce;
  • Experience of recruiting and managing volunteers

Voluntary Vacancies

Communications Support Officer (part-time, voluntary)

We are looking for a motivated Communications Support Officer to work in our London office 1-2 days per week. You will support a small, busy team, assisting the Communications Manager in delivering successful communications to a broad range of supporters, potential supporters and beneficiaries. You will be writing engaging copy for our website and other external communications, updating the website through WordPress, and running the charity’s social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook. This position would suit someone who wants to gain experience in the third sector, international development, education and communications.

We are a small, friendly, team of people that work closely together to ensure that Prospect Burma reaches its goals. As a small organisation, there will also be opportunities to get involved with other interesting projects and to make a real impact to the work we do.

Key Specifications

  • Excellent copy writing skills, with the ability to adapt your voice according to your audience (essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with WordPress or similar CMS
  • Experience of social media especially Twitter and Facebook
  • The ability to be adaptable, to multi-task and take the initiative
  • An interest in international development

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and covering letter to Kirsty Mitchell by 30 March 2017

Video Communication Assistant (part-time, voluntary)

We are looking for a Volunteer Video Assistant to work in our small London-based office 1 day a week.

Over the past 2 years we have been transforming our communications, and producing a video library to contribute to our fundraising activities and enhance our brand is a priority for the coming year. We are looking for a volunteer who is interested in gaining videography experience within a charity setting, to help us produce some videos from archive footage. This would suit someone who is looking for a boost to their CV, and experience in the charity sector. We are a very small organisation, but would provide you with a daily stipend to cover travel and food.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creative-minded with a strong eye for visuals, and the ability to tell a story through film;
  • Interested in video-making, ideally with a qualification in film or video production;
  • Pro-active and able to work well independently and as part of a team.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and cover letter to Kirsty Mitchell by 30 April 2017

Myanmar office vacancies

There are currently no vacanices in the Myanmar office.