Organisation: Animals Asia
Position: Asia Director of Development
Location: Hong Kong Office
Salary: Competitive salary and local benefit package
Closing date: 21/07/2019 (day/month/year)
are looking for an exceptional individual, a highly motivated and
entrepreneurial fundraiser with at least 5 years’ experience of working in a
similar organization at a senior and strategic level. The successful candidate
will not only be able to demonstrate a track record of success within the area
of high value giving, they will also need to demonstrate an understanding of
and commitment to the core values of The Animals Asia Foundation.
in 1998 by Jill Robinson, from her home in Hong Kong, Animals Asia promotes
compassion and respect for all animals and works to bring about long-term
change. We work to end the barbaric bear bile trade, which sees over 10,000
bears kept on bile farms in China, and, according to official figures, almost
1,000 suffering the same fate in Vietnam.
Animals Asia has to date, rescued over 600 bears, caring for them at our
award-winning bear sanctuaries in China and Vietnam.
Asia also works to end the trade in dogs and cats for food in China and
Vietnam, and lobbies to improve the welfare of companion animals, promote
humane population management and prevent the cross-border export of "meat
dogs" in Asia.
addition, Animals Asia campaigns for an end to abusive animal practices in zoos
and safari parks in Asia and works closely with governing authorities to
improve animal management and increase awareness of the welfare needs of
Animals Asia Foundation is at a critical juncture in its development and has
the opportunity to achieve one of its core goals within the next 5 years which
is to end bear bile farming in Vietnam forever.
Primary Objective of the
the Asia Director you will develop and oversee the Asia Fundraising strategy,
secure and significantly increase funding for Animal Asia’s core areas of focus
through developing our major giving income streams with corporations and
institutions, events, trusts, and grants as well as high net worth individuals.
addition to providing leadership to Hong Kong fundraising team, you will be
expected to develop our China and Vietnam fundraising team and proposition, and
work closely with the CEO and Leadership Team in all development and
This role sits within the Fundraising and
Communications directorate. As part of
the leadership team, you will be able to demonstrate empathy – with an ability
to win hearts and minds, whilst being a natural communicator and networker.
In addition, you be a
natural leader who will be comfortable with running geographically and
culturally diverse teams remotely.
Please send BY EMAIL ONLY a letter of
application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the
post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only
to: Karem Armstrong at (see email below)
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents
with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “AnimalsAsia
Asia Development Director” in the email subject line.
for applications is Sunday July 21st, 2019
This is a
rolling process; relevant applications will be evaluated as they arrive.
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2019-07-21
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