Mother’s Choice is a local charity serving the many children without families and pregnant teenagers in Hong Kong. We join hands with our community to give hope and change the life stories of vulnerable girls and babies. Our vision is to see every child in a loving family.
Our staff are creative, collaborative, and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. They embody our core values and believe in our vision and mission. If you enjoy a work environment that is challenging, rewarding and making an impact, we invite you to consider a career with Mother’s Choice.
The role of Chief Community Officer (CCO) is a new senior leadership position at Mother’s Choice which oversees all community connections and community services, including: marketing communications & events, fundraising, volunteer engagement and our community education & partnerships teams.As a member of the senior leadership team, the CCO works alongside the CEO, COO and other senior leaders to promote a strong organizational mission and culture, develop and drive the organization’s strategic work plans, and represent the organization within the community.
The CCO will be well-positioned to provide strategic advice and counsel to the CEO and board of directors on all matters related to increasing philanthropic and volunteer support of Mother’s Choice in both the short and long term.This includes spearheading fundraising and to diversify our funding sources as well as build relationships with major donors and volunteers.S/he will oversee integrated communications campaigns, brand management, high functioning digital strategy, well-written and visually compelling content strategy, and targeted outreach to our many stakeholders. The CCO will also own and coordinate the public affairs efforts of the various services and client groups with government, media and other bodies through our community education and partnership efforts.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced and accomplished leader to join a high quality, human services organization with an inspiring mission, 140 dedicated employees, a collaborative working environment, and a longstanding reputation for program quality and impact.The CCO plays a catalytic role in enhancing the visibility of Mother’s Choice to all audiences; working collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure marketing and communications are on-brand, aligned, deliver measurable outcomes, and to bring our vision and mission to life.
20+ years of leadership experience working in an industry or institution that presents similar complexities and challenges.
A goal-oriented leader experienced in inspiring and motivating staff to new levels of performance and success and creating a positive, forward-looking esprit de corps among staff.
Collaborative cross-sector experience and a demonstrated competence in public, private and philanthropic partnerships.
Ability to establish sincere, authentic, and enduring relationships; and to inspire and motivate individuals, corporations and foundations to engage with and give to Mother’s Choice.
Superior communication and writing skills;
Outstanding interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence required to navigate a complex environment, understand and relate effectively with diverse constituents.
A self-starter with a sense of urgency, a clear set of priorities, a strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a highly collaborative environment.
Must have a creative and imaginative approach to problem solving, a positive “can-do” attitude; be diplomatic, adaptable and relationship builder with strong influencer skills.
Be passionate about the Mother’s Choice mission and committed to the strategic vision and future plans of the organization.
Powerful advocate for scaling social change and building an infrastructure of opportunity. Brings humility and a deep commitment to philanthropy and empathy for those who struggle to maintain self-sufficiency, personal well-being and hope.
Must share the commitment of Mother’s Choice in upholding the safety and protection of children as paramount
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, full resume quoting the job reference number (Ref: R4G/240822/CCO) and expected salary.
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within two months may consider their application unsuccessful. Mother’s Choice is committed to diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer.