Careers with Habitat Singapore

 

We're looking for dynamic individuals who share our vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity Singapore is a Christian non-profit housing organisation, working with and for people of all backgrounds regardless of their race, language or religion. 

 

Want to help bring better living conditions to vulnerable groups? This is your opportunity to put your professional skills — whether in HR, finance, communications or operations — towards a good cause. If you're comfortable working in a lean yet close-knit team and enjoy being involved with our work on the ground, then look no further. Explore our job openings below and join the team.

Available Positions: 

Communications & Digital Marketing Senior Executive 

Use your powerful stories to change lives. We’re looking for a highly-driven individual who is deeply passionate about non-profit work and can leverage on the power of social media to widen our organisation’s impact.

 

As Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s go-to person for communications and digital marketing, you’ll be in charge of being the voice for our organisation, the work we do and for vulnerable families in need of better living conditions.

 

You’ll be working with our go-getting Resource Development team to push a strong content-first strategy that will continue developing Habitat Singapore’s online brand image and awareness for campaigns, partnerships and online public fundraising. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of branding and social media strategy across all our platforms 

  • Work closely with the programmes team to produce original content and continue building up our bank of case study stories by interviewing homeowners, supporters and partners. 

  • Craft & prepare content for Habitat Singapore’s monthly newsletter 

  • Conceptualise and execute online digital fundraising campaigns 

  • Manage all media inquiries, features and interviews 

  • Build relationships and pitch stories with various media platforms, traditional & digital 

  • Manage all aspects of communications and publicity for volunteering opportunities, events and campaigns, including designing electronic direct mailers (EDMs) and collaterals

  • Monitor & manage key digital marketing tools like Social Media Ads, Google Ads, Google Analytics and Google SEO

  • Manage relationships with our celebrity ambassadors in promoting Habitat Singapore’s brand presence on social media 

  • Manage all areas of communications across the organisation including ensuring all collateral adheres to brand guidelines, maintaining the website, etc. 

 

Required proficiencies:

  • Skilled in conducting interviews and writing impactful human-interest stories

  • Experience with running marketing campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, and can demonstrate a good knowledge of the platforms’ features, audiences & objectives 

  • Able to understand and draw useful insights the back-end analytics of the social media platforms, including Google Analytics

  • Excellent command of English and conversational Mandarin. 

 

A successful candidate would be someone who:

  • Is comfortable to uphold, communicate and affirm Habitat for Humanity’s Christian principles

  • Has at least 2-3 years of experience in a social media and content creation role

  • Has a passion for non-profit work and serving vulnerable communities

  • Is motivated and can take initiative to drive and manage projects independently

  • Has good organisation and multitasking skills

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to work across departments, and with our beneficiaries


 

It would be a plus if you have some ability in:

  • Photography

  • Graphic design

  • Local dialects and/or languages

 

This is a mid-level position. Coupled with Habitat for Humanity's status as a charity, applicants should enjoy working for altruistic purposes, and have the right expectations with regard to remuneration and benefits. 

 

The Team:

Over the past 16 years, we’ve constantly pushed the envelope, expanding and adapting to meet the pressing needs of our community. We do this to realise our vision for a world where everyone has a decent place to live. 

 

If you are interested to join us and be part of our exciting and meaningful ministry, please email us your complete CV (with your salary expectations), a writing sample and links to any campaigns you may have worked on to shila@habitat.org.sg

 

Applications close on 30 June 2021. 

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

Supporter Management Senior Executive 

Wonder what it’s like to work in the non-profit sector? We need you on our team! Join us and experience what it’s like to assist in managing every charity’s lifeline - our donors and our supporter database.

 

A successful candidate would be someone who:

  • is comfortable with supporting direct marketing campaigns

  • is comfortable making phone calls to promote monthly giving

  • is meticulous and accurate

  • is proficient in Microsoft Excel (queries, filters and pivot tables)

  • has experience in data entry, sales, and/or telemarketing

  • is well-organised and self-motivated with great interpersonal skills

  • works well within a team setting and multi-cultural environment

  • is flexible and solution-focused to address evolving needs of the organisation

 

The main focus of this position will also include:

  • driving revenue growth through growing our pool of monthly donors through phone calls and digital campaigns

  • converting volunteers and supporters to become donors

  • maintaining and developing relationships with current monthly donors

  • retaining the donor pool by engaging those who have dropped out of the monthly donor programme

  • managing a team of telemarketers

  • data administration and maintaining accurate records

  • regular data and reporting on the monthly donor pool

  • perform additional duties and/or projects as needed

This is a senior executive position. Experience in telemarketing, sales and/or direct marketing will be an asset. Coupled with Habitat for Humanity's status as a charity, applicants should enjoy working for altruistic purposes, and have the right expectations with regards to remuneration and benefits. You must also be willing to communicate and affirm Habitat's principles, and be comfortable affirming Habitat’s Christian values.

 

If you are interested to join us and be part of our exciting and meaningful organisation, please email us your (i) complete CV (including a recent photo and your salary expectations) to shila@habitat.org.sg

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 
 

Part-Time Telemarketer

Do you enjoy speaking with people about making a difference? Do you have some time to spare? We need you on our team! Join us and experience what it’s like to assist in managing every charity’s lifeline - our donors and supporters.

 

A successful candidate would be someone who:

  • can make phone calls to promote regular giving

  • is comfortable with supporting direct marketing campaigns

  • is proficient in Microsoft Excel (queries, filters and pivot tables)

  • has some experience in data entry

  • is organised and self-motivated

  • works well within a team setting and multi-cultural environment

  • is meticulous and accurate

  • contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results

 

It would also be great if you:

  • have any former experience in data entry

  • have effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • are proficient in Microsoft Office applications and email

Employment period:

  • Positions available throughout the year

 

The Habitat Experience:

 

Over the past 14 years, we’ve constantly pushed the envelope, expanding and adapting to meet the pressing needs of our community. We do this to realise our vision for a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

 

You will be able to gain first-hand insights into how we manage for organisation excellence locally and internationally. You will also have an in-depth understanding and experience in learning how Habitat for Humanity Singapore engages and inspires volunteers, donors and supporters.

 

If you are interested to join us and be part of our exciting and meaningful organisation, please email us your complete CV (including your salary expectations) to shila@habitat.org.sg

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Youth Community Organiser Intern

 

Some say youths are the leaders of tomorrow. At Habitat for Humanity Singapore, we believe that youths are the leaders of today.

 

Engaging youth volunteers deeply in the work of Habitat is key to the programmes we run. Every young person volunteering, fundraising, raising awareness and adding their voices in support of affordable housing, can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. At Habitat for Humanity Singapore, our work with the youth seeks to increase the depth of our reach to schooling youths, building the capacity of youth volunteers to do much more, and to give them the platform to explore projects that build sustainable communities.

 

This work involves:

  • Outreach to educational institutions and youth groups which includes 

    • Following up on existing relationships with youth partners such as schools, youth groups, and ad-hoc youth volunteers.

    • Planning and executing a variety of roadshows, exhibits, and awareness talks to share about the work of Habitat Singapore.

    • Identifying partnership opportunities to engage interested institutions and youth groups.

  • Manage relationships with potential and existing short-term youth volunteer groups

    • Being good stewards of existing/positive leads.

    • Keeping track of leads and relationships through our data system.

 

 

For the internship position, it will be ideal if you are someone who:

  • Enjoys seeing the potential in youths to do good.

  • Possesses experience in tele/email-marketing, sales, and facing rejection in many forms. 

  • Possesses effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Has a self-driven and mature personality for professional interaction with external stakeholders (e.g. teachers, curriculum planners, external partners).

  • Able to communicate and work effectively across departments

 

You will definitely need to be:

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, emails, and using a telephone.

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

 

It’s a plus if you:

  • Have interest in publicity and communications via social media.

  • Have experience using a CRM platform.

  • Have volunteered in one of our events.

 

The Internship Experience:

 

Over the past 14 years, we’ve constantly pushed the envelope, expanding and adapting to meet the pressing needs of our community. We do this to realise our vision for a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

 

Interns will be able to gain first-hand insights into how we manage for organisation excellence locally and internationally. You will also have an in-depth understanding and experience in learning how Habitat for Humanity Singapore operates and sustains its programmes- from operations to financials.

 

Internship length:

  • 3 months or 6 months

If you are interested to join us and be part of our exciting and meaningful organisation, please email us your (i) complete CV (including your salary expectations) and (ii) the internship period that you’re applying for to victor@habitat.org.sg.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.