VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Social Business Officer for DAO Ethical Gifts - Based in Chiang Mai

from Baan Dek Foundation
Closing date: 15 Jun 2019

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Social Business Officer for DAO Ethical Gifts - Based in Chiang Mai

Baan Dek Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization based in Bangkok & Chiang Mai, that supports over 1500 children in need and their families living in construction sites and slums. Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek protects endangered children, allows families to becoming self-sustainable and gives opportunities for a better future.

Dao *Ethical Gifts is a fundraising project where corporations share their values and ideas for ethical gifts that give back. Marginalized women are empowered through emotional support, extra income, and skill based trainings. 100% of profits go directly to supporting vulnerable children through Baan Dek Foundation's programs.

* Dao is currently in a process of applying for a Social Enterprise status, since the corresponding law had just passed early this year in Thailand.

Job Description

Job Title

**: Social Business Officer**

Type of Contract

**: Full-time volunteer position, 6 months (with possibility of extension)**


**: Fundraising &** Social Business


**: Chiang Mai**

Expected Start Date:

**: 1st of July 2019**

Responsibilities of the advertised positions:

Dao’s mission is to empower Baan Dek Foundation’s fundraising sustainability by bringing a regular income through corporate gifts that give back produced by Dao Ethical Gifts.

You will work within the team of Baan Dek Foundation fundraiser officers, under direct supervision of Dao’s Founder in Bangkok and the Director of Strategy & Partnerships in Chiang Mai. Your main responsibilities will include the following:

Roles and responsibilities included - but are not restricted to:

1. Research & Prospecting

a. Form new CSR partnerships: identify leading corporations with CSR or with potential to develop CSR through supporting Dao’s innovative approach towards trendy Corporate Gifts, where social impact is methodically measured

b. Maintain relationships with businesses and develop awareness about CSR & ethical gifts

c. Follow up and report on the achieved social impact

d. Grants research & application for Dao Women’s Empowerment Program

2. Communication & Finances

a. Communication with clients & donors: from the first contact to receiving an order, quotation, invoice and follow up on feedbacks.

b. With support of Accounting Department: follow up on income and expenditure, cash flow, balance sheet profit and loss, budget control and scenarios planning

c. Support Visual Communications team with content and feedback to communication materials

3. Marketing:

a. Press releases & PR campaigns

b. Building relations with celebrities and influencers

c. Provide Communications team with contents for social media

4. Technical Advisor to Dao program development

a. Provide technical support to Dao Program Manager on the development of social business model

b. Support the creation of SOP, guidelines and working tools to ensure qualitative measurement of social impact and reporting

Required skills:

★ Consulting mind-set: helping partners to integrate Dao Ethical Gifts in their CSR strategy and to engage their employees/clients in a sustainable way

★ Multitasking & flexibility

★ Able to work in a multi-cultural environment

★ Efficient organization & coordination abilities

★ High level of communication & teamwork

★ Excellent level of English (written & oral), MS Office, Excel

★ Basic knowledge of Squarespace or WordPress, Adobe & Photoshop as an asset

★ Highly motivated to bring innovative solutions, to lead and to create a social impact

Nationality: any

Qualifications: Business project management, sales experience, with a particular focus on business marketing studies and social enterprise knowledge (or studies in a relevant field). Experience with social businesses, apparel & fashion, marketing, and communications is highly recommended.

Experience working with children (or for an organization that supports children) is considered an asset.

Strong social commitment, with a positive attitude and passion for locally-led start up projects. Ability to work and live in a multi-cultural environment. The ideal candidate should have a strong start up mentality or sales mindset, be highly motivated, open minded and creative, as well as flexible and independent in their work ethic.

Language: Fluent in English, Thai as an asset

Working hours: Full time - Monday to Friday

Compensation: compensation for accommodation and health insurance coverage, after 3 months additional living allowance

How to apply:

How to Apply:

Please send all applications (CV/cover letter/2 references) via e-mail only to Ms.Karolina (Nina) Ptak (socialbusiness2@baandekfoundation.org). and please always CC: admin@baandekfoundation.org**

In the subject line of the email please write “Social Business Officer

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview in English. Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that selects candidates based on merit. To comply with Baan Dek Foundation Child Protection Policy, the selected candidate will be requested a copy of his/her criminal records. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy.

Closing date for applications: 15/06/2019

More details on Baan Dek Foundation’s projects on www.baandekfoundation.org

More details on Dao Ethical Gifts on www.daoethicalgifts.com