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Foundation Development Specialist-Asia Pacific(Hybrid role in Memphis TN)

ALSAC/St. Jude
Tennessee, United States
$85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Closing date
Jun 30, 2023
Regional Liaison serves as the primary point of contact for ALSAC’s foundation partners throughout Asia Pacific.  Provides strategic guidance and direction to improve the foundations operating performance and ability to provide sustainable resources to the medical facility it supports. Manages responsibilities integral to the development and implementation of ALSAC's global expansion. Lead relationship manager for international, hospital foundation partners and consortia, helping to strengthen the fundraising and organizational capacity of our international partners. Requires cross-divisional collaboration throughout the organization to identify and execute foundation strategies in country. Duties include measurable strategic planning, implementing tactics, executing programs, managing relationships at various levels within a company, and expanding marketing and fundraising efforts while maximizing the funds and awareness raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Essential Job Functions

1.    Lead staff responsible for the design and execution of all Asia Pacific foundation summits.
2.    Represents ALSAC in participation at St Jude Global regional Asia Pacific meetings.
3.    Meets and coordinates with St Jude Global Middle Asia Pacific leader monthly to discuss foundation updates, any new SJG clinical programs/affiliations, assessment progress, etc.
4.    Leads monthly operations update with Asia Pacific affiliated foundations and communicates results, needs and progress on projects to the ALSAC Global senior leadership team.
5.    Plans and executes follow up for each Asia Pacific foundation assessment as well as participates in any workshops (board governance, strategic planning, succession planning, etc). Manages logistics for all travel, workshops and events.
6.    Maintains up-to-date knowledge of facts relating to the mission, research and patient care of St. Jude.   
7.    Corresponds in English and a second language spoken in the region as appropriate for projects.  
8.    Plans and executes assessment site visits for Asia Pacific region and evaluates new foundation opportunities in conjunction with the St Jude Global expansion plan.  Effectively communicate all assessment results and strategic growth plans with ALSAC senior management.
9.    Key point of contact for all communication with Asia Pacific foundations, including crisis management, ALSAC management trips, requests of information, joint fund raising events, and international donors.
10.    Represents ALSAC/St. Jude at professional or public events related to international foundations; traveling both domestic and international. Assists leadership as necessary in educating and developing fundraising curriculum for St Jude Global partner-site staff, Global visiting fellows, and other international visitors regarding ALSAC and its fundraising methods. Works with the leadership on global plan for existing country relationships. Completes and reviews daily activity reports, monthly reports, travel expense reports, visit reports, accounting forms, and progress reports, as required. 
11.    Maintains effective communication with the International Development team, senior management, national office staff, and other regional staff. Requires use of a personal computer. 
12.    Follows ALSAC policies and procedures. Works within approved budget and expense guidelines.



•    Requires demonstrated skill in working within a complex environment at senior levels with strong capabilities in planning, organization, and management.
•    Requires a thorough knowledge of fund raising, operations, marketing and public relations, very strong communication and interpersonal skills; and public speaking skills.
•    Requires flexibility in travel and work locations on an international basis on weekends and evenings when necessary. 
•    Requires strong interpersonal and telephone skills and desire to build successful relationships with affiliated foundations of St. Jude. 
•    Requires ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners; working knowledge of data processing applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access) and Web browsers and navigation (Microsoft Internet Explorer); knowledge ordinarily acquired through a Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of operations, sales, marketing, fundraising or related experience including international foundation experience. 
•    Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage budgets. English and a second language spoken in the region required.
•    Requires substantial work experience in Asia Pacific.


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