AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

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Senior Associate, Platform

Associate

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AVPN

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

The associate will work with all thematic platforms (climate, health and gender) at AVPN to leverage members, stakeholders and AVPN key products/assets to surface and strengthen the engagement of social investment, build the capacity of social investors and connect collaboration opportunities.  This position will report to the Director, Thematic Collaborations.

Responsibilities

Programme Design, Planning and Delivery
  • Support the development of engagement and knowledge activities (e.g. Deal Share live, roundtables, webinars, funds showcase, policy fellowships, virtual consultations, member meetups, etc.) that will meet funder deliverables and internal objectives.  
  • Work closely with Markets teams to increase visibility and engagement among members and stakeholders on climate issues, culminating with member activities or collaboration opportunities that advance the goals of the thematic platforms.  
  • Work closely with Deal Share and Policy teams to identify and engage SPOs and Policymakers in markets of interest who are key opportunities for action for AVPN members.
  • Supporting the delivery of thematic SDG programming in signature engagement events like summits, and conferences through design, creation of content, facilitation, or other support as needed.
  • Work closely with Partnerships and Markets teams to convert ideas into actionable programme proposals that are feasible and have financially sustainable outcomes.
  • Help run capacity-building programmes, including webinars, workshops, and business clinics conducted by expert members.
  Content Development
  • Identify and/or develop potential impact opportunities that should be showcased, including but not limited to projects, partnerships, funds, SPOs, government programmes, and more.
  • Work closely with Products teams and Markets to identify knowledge gaps relevant to mobilising impact capital for climate; curate and surface original AVPN or members' research and content to address these gaps.
  • Monitoring developments in the field to identify emerging needs, gaps, and opportunities.
  • Work closely with Marketing to promote and advocate for content that positions the importance of impact capital and AVPN members to drive climate action. 
  • Synthesise insights effectively and creatively for different climate audiences and profiles.
  • Contribute/Co-author to Platform blog posts and external articles to inform readers of insights.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in development, Climate & Environment / Public Health / Gender Studies science or a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of the social impact sector (philanthropy, impact investing, blended finance) 
  • 3-5 years of overall work experience 
  • Experience in developing and implementing programmes to achieve stakeholder engagement, content development
  • Self-starter, with a strong interest in and passion for the social sector and climate action
  • Strong written communication skills and an interest in content development
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and focus on producing high-quality deliverables
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Good command of IT, including Google Suite and Canva (preferable)

Application Process

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

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