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Partnerships Officer

Partnerships Officer

Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization based in Bangkok & Chiang Mai. BDF supports access to essential services for more than 1,500 vulnerable children and their families living in construction sites and slums. Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek protects endangered children, enables families to become self-sustainable and provides opportunities for a better future.

Job Description

Job Title

: Partnerships Officer

Type of Contract

: Full-time position, 1-year paid volunteer contract (possibility of extension)


: Strategy & Partnerships


: Bangkok, Thailand or Chiang Mai, Thailand (currently hiring one Partnership Officer for each location)

(With occasional work trips to the second location)

Expected Start Date: 





Responsibilities of the advertised positions:

BDF is seeking a new staff member to help expand its partnerships and fundraising. The position will work under direct supervision of the Strategic Partnerships Manager and Director of Strategy & Partnerships. The main responsibilities of this role will include the following: 


Role and responsibilities include - but are not restricted to:

  1. Develop, establish, maintain and build partnerships in Thailand and abroad for fundraising as well as non-financial forms of support. Main responsibilities include: conducting ongoing prospection of new opportunities, networking with donors to build strategic relationships which uphold BDF’s mission, drafting proposals for developing and/or expanding programs with new donors, and working with the BDF Communications team to develop materials (ex. PowerPoint presentations, brochures, videos, etc.) to facilitate communication with partners.
  2. Support financial organization and activities related to partnerships. Main responsibilities include: working closely with colleagues to understand funding needs and prioritize partnerships accordingly, coordinating all financial information related to partnerships, and working closely with the Financial Coordinator to draft program budgets that will be proposed to partners.
  1. Support BDF’s field programs by participating in field activities where possible. This responsibility also serves to keep the Partnerships Officer in touch with and well-informed of program activities and therefore able to communicate field impact to partners.

Required skills:

Nationality:  Any

Language: Fluent spoken and written English.  Thai language considered an asset.


Qualifications: Significant fundraising experience and business or marketing/communications (or relevant field).


Experience working with children (or for an organization that supports children) is considered an asset. Strong social commitment, excellent analytical skills, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Ability to work and live in a multi-cultural environment. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, flexible and interested in fundraising that supports social work.


Specific skills:

  • Dynamic, creative, and demonstrates proven skills to work and engage with children.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multicultural team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a sensitive manner.
  • Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions.
  • Reliable and respectful of local culture.


Working hours:  Full time - Monday to Friday with occasional weekend + evenings

Salary: Starting at 25,000 THB (to be defined based on experience and qualifications)

How to Apply:

Please send all applications  (CV/cover letter/name and contact information for 2 references) via e-mail only to Ms. Miss Katelyn Louise Mullins, Strategic Partnerships Manager,  at and please cc: Werapong Peansupap, (

In the subject line of the email please write Partnerships Officer -(Your name)”, and please specify to which location (Bangkok or Chiang Mai) you are applying if you have a preference.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview in English. Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that selects candidates based on merit. To comply with Baan Dek Foundation Child Protection Policy, the selected candidate will be requested a copy of his/her criminal records. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy.

Closing date for applications: None

More details on Baan Dek Foundation’s projects on


Contact :

ผู้ประสานงาน / Coordinatorเจ้าหน้าที่ประจำสำนักงาน / Officerระดมทุน / Fundraising