Status: Full time
Location: Luang Prabang, Laos, with travels within and outside of Laos
Reports Jointly to: Executive Director, Friends Without A Border (FWAB), New York City
Executive Director, Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC), Luang Prabang
Starting Date: May 2021
The Director of Development and Public relations will be responsible for the implementation of agreed-upon marketing plans and strategies designed to generate income and goodwill for LFHC. They will work very closely with the parent organization, Friends Without A Border, particularly with the development of the potential and existing Southeast Asia donor base. He/she will manage the hospitals key relationships with external organizations, businesses, benefactors and the general public. In addition, he/she will organize key fundraising events and be involved in the finding, preparation and submission of grant applications and reports. He/she will be responsible for the hospital communications, image and new funding identification in line with the overall goals of LFHC and FWAB.
Essential - 1) A university degree to bachelor level in marketing, international relations, public relations, communications or a related field.
2) Experience in marketing and business development.
3) Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a small team.
Word processing and spreadsheet skills.
Highly desirable - 1) Prior work in a developing country, ideally in a health-related field.
Experience writing grant proposals.
Experience in communications and social media.
Experience with event management.
Application and Inquiries:
Please send CV with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviewing.
Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) is a 26-bed acute pediatric hospital situated in Luang Prabang Lao PDR. It is operated by a New York based non-profit organization Friends Without A Border that is dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate healthcare to the children in remote areas of Southeast Asia. In 2015 the hospital was opened on the same campus as the Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital and it has been developing its services since then.
LFHC is a teaching hospital offering emergency, inpatient, outpatient and surgical services to babies and children throughout Northern Lao. Limited on-site radiology, pathology and pharmacy together with a homecare program complement these clinical activities. A major goal of this hospital is to promote the clinical learning and professional development of the local staff such that key positions within the hospital are progressively filled by a well-trained and dedicated local workforce.