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Senior Associate, Mekong Region




About AVPN

AVPN is a unique funders’ network committed to building a vibrant and high-impact social investment community across Asia. AVPN’s mission is to catalyse the movement toward a more strategic, collaborative, and outcome-focused approach to social investing, ensuring that resources are deployed as effectively as possible to address key social challenges facing Asia today and in the future.

Job Description

AVPN’s Senior Associate, Mekong Region will be AVPN’s local point of contact in the market, helping to shape strategy, positioning, and relationship building for the organisation, including servicing current members, recruiting new members, and helping cultivate relationships with existing and prospective Mekong-based funders. 

The Senior Associate will report to the Regional Director, Southeast Asia.


  • Support Mekong Region (Thailand, Myammar, Laos and Cambodia market)
  • Growth and retention of membership specifically focus from corporate sector (shared targets)
  • Work with other AVPN offices to strengthen the country-specific value proposition to the social investment community, including but not limited to wealth-holders, social purpose organisations, policymakers, and capacity builders. 
  • Identify fundraising opportunities in the regions and work with other team members to develop proposals.
  • Coordinate and support events and programmes that include members, SPOs and partners, including but not limited to roundtable and panel discussions, workshops, webinars and seminars.
  • Effectively implement programs to achieve KPIs set by grants for this market.
  • Liaise and partner with Market Representatives/Country Directors in other regions to strengthen AVPN support for members and stakeholders on a regional level.
  • Representation of AVPN at external events in Thailand, Myammar and Cambodia.


  • 2-4 years of experience in a related role.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the social investment ecosystem in Mekong Region such as  Thailand, Myammar Laos and Cambodia. 
  • Experience in member/partnership management or business development
  • Strong communication skills: ability to communicate internally with teams, represent AVPN externally and identify opportunities to support members in their efforts to achieve social impact.
  • Good networking and prospecting skills combined with strong marketing skills and ecosystem knowledge
  • Ability to identify opportunities for membership growth and engagement
  • Results-oriented attitude with a clear focus on converting opportunities into outcomes
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of independence while being proactive in sharing and leveraging networks and knowledge with colleagues.

Application Process

Please apply through our application form. Due to the high volume of applications, we will only notify candidates who have been shortlisted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AVPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage, actively pursue, and celebrate diversity in our workforce. Our employment is strictly decided on the basis of merit and business priorities. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and especially encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. 

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