Major Gifts Manager

Intermediate (3-6 years)

Technical Skills

  • Fundraising
  • PR
  • Sales

Job Description

Major Gifts Manager

Location: Hong Kong

The Major Gifts Manager will work with the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) in building a successful major gift fundraising program for HKIS. Primary responsibilities include fundraising, business development and institutional events, including establishing, cultivating and stewarding relationships with donors and prospects. 


  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Hospitality, Public Relations or related field;
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the non-profit sector or a transferable field:
  • Minimum of three years as a front-line fundraiser/client services representative preferred:
  • Experience soliciting and closing gifts:
  • Knowledge of local culture and base of established relationships with influential Hong Kong-based individuals and families, including prominent HKIS alumni;
  • Solid sales or fundraising experience with direct involvement in soliciting corporate and individual support/partnerships; experience in using different solicitation methods to reach fundraising goal;
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin;
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining effective relationships with corporate sponsors, donors, vendors, and volunteer groups; demonstrated ability to be diplomatic and responsive to competing demands and interests of volunteer committees while appropriately representing the school’s best interest;
  • Demonstrated track record of planning major events; ability to be resourceful, flexible, and creative; ability to lead a staff team and volunteer committees to implement an event successfully;
  • Ability to encourage and energize staff, professional peers, donors, community business leaders, government officials and other friends of the school for the purposes of school advancement;
  • High level of interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a multicultural environment;
  • Disciplined self-starter who is results-oriented;
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team oriented environment both within the advancement team and school wide;
  • Commitment to the principles behind education and a strong desire to associate with HKIS and champion its mission.

Interested candidates please forward your updated resume together with a cover letter and references to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]

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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationMember, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (MHKIS)
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
Hong Kong International SchoolEducation and Childcare

Hong Kong International School 1 Red Hill Road Tai Tam Hong Kong