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  • Director of Advancement
    Advancement and Alumni
    Singapore Institute of Technology

    Director of Advancement

    Job no: 498670
    Department: Advancement and Alumni
    Contract type: Permanent
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    Job Summary

    Reporting to the President, the Director of Advancement plays a pivotal role in advancing SIT’s mission by overseeing fundraising initiatives, plans and programmes of SIT. This position requires a dynamic leader who can drive philanthropic efforts, build strong relationships with donors, and enhance the institution’s visibility.



    1. Strategic Fundraising:

      • Develop strategic plans for fundraising, focusing on student scholarships, sponsorships, and institutional advancement.

      • Identify and cultivate potential donors through prospect research.

      • Administer proposals and stewardship of gifts to ensure donor satisfaction.

      • Collaborate with the President and other stakeholders to draw up contracts and agreements with donors and contributors.

    2. Effectiveness Tracking and Reporting:

      • Monitor the effectiveness of fundraising plans and programs.

      • Evaluate outcomes, track progress, and generate reports.

      • Use data analytics to inform decision-making.

    3. Corporate and Individual Donor Relations:

      • Conduct meetings with potential donors, both corporate entities and individuals.

      • Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders.

      • Collaborate with industry partners, foundations, and corporations to enhance fundraising efforts.

    4. Publicity and Campaigns:

      • Oversee publicity and marketing campaigns related to fundraising events and activities.

      • Ensure effective communication with donors and the broader community.



    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Business, or Communications.

    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience at a senior level, ideally within an educational environment.

    • Proven success in fundraising, with recognition from the industry.

    • Strong knowledge of corporate networks, foundations, and industry partnerships.

    • Familiarity with fundraising concepts and techniques.

    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

    • Effective oral and written communication abilities.

    Apply now
    Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
    Applications close: Singapore Standard Time



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