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Announcement of Job Opportunity in LCF

Announcement of Job Opportunity/ Call for Applications

The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) is seeking applications for the following positions:

(1) Communications Officer

(2) CSR Institute Program Manager

(3) Expo Program Manager

LCF is a membership association of over eighty (80) corporate foundations and corporations that advocates for the strategic practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

 

(1) COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (CO)

The CO is primarily responsible for developing and implementing the LCF communication plans.  He/she is also responsible for community engagement (events, communications, media), internal and external stakeholders/members communications, LCF brand/corporate identity, digital communications and general public relations.

The job is a regular position within the organization, with an initial six-month probationary period.

Qualifications:

· Must be a graduate of any four-year course in Development Communications, Journalism or other related courses

· Must have at least 2 years of work experience

· Practical working experience and theoretical familiarity with the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility

· Work experience in the NGO field is an advantage

· Can work with minimal supervision and ensure timely and efficient delivery of programs/services; must be willing to work on a flexible schedule

· Written and verbal communication skills; experience in report writing and event documentation

· With relevant experience in project coordination; building partnerships with corporations, private companies, and non-profit organizations

· With experience in activity planning and coordination, events organizing, and media coordination

· Must be literate in various MS Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), photo-editing software, website content management programs, and any audio-visual editing programs

· Must be a team player

· Must have a very good command of the standard English language

 

(2) CSR INSTITUTE PROGRAM MANAGER

The Corporate Social Responsibility Institute (CSRI) is a flagship program of the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF). As the capacity development arm of LCF, it is envisioned to play a crucial role in deepening the skills of the budding number of CSR practitioners.  CSRI taps on the wealth of expertise around the League and its partners to help CSR practitioners get to learn the rigors of managing social development programs that bring significant impact to the society at large while creating value to the business.

The Program Manager shall be responsible for the implementation of the LCF CSR Institute’s programs and projects and shall ensure that all commitments are met in an efficient and timely manner.

The job is a regular position within the organization, with an initial six-month probationary period.

Qualifications:

· At least  five (5) years of work experience in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, Development and Knowledge Management, Research  and Training

· Knowledge and understanding of CSR concepts and practices is a must

· Can work independently and effectively even under pressure

· Can ensure timely and efficient delivery of programs and services

· Ability to manage and supervise staff, resource persons, and consultants

· Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from various fields (i.e. corporate, government, NGO, academe) on a sustained basis

· Strong writing skills and curriculum development

· Excellent interpersonal, communication, training and facilitating skills

· Knowledge and experience in financial management and resource mobilization is an advantage

· Preferably with a Masteral Degree in Business Management or Development Management, Community Development or similar field

 

(3) EXPO PROGRAM MANAGER

The LCF CSR Expo is an annual celebration where the best of Philippine Corporate Social Responsibility is showcased through a multi-day conference and exhibit. The event is held every July because the first week of the said month has been proclaimed as “CSR Week.” The themes adopted by this event trace the development of CSR in the Philippines.

The Expo Program Manager shall be in charge of overall end-to-end project management of the 2016 LCF CSR Expo, including program development, marketing, sponsorship, logistics and other event-related tasks. He/she shall coordinate closely with event suppliers and partners, the LCF Secretariat, the Expo Steering committee, and other special and adhoc committees for the expo.

The job is a project-based position with a 6-month contract from 15 February 2016 – 15 August 2016.

Qualifications:

· With at least 3 years of experience with organizing conferences, trade exhibits and big events with minimum audience of 300. Can work independently and effectively even under pressure

· Can ensure timely and efficient delivery of agreements

· Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from various fields (i.e. corporate, government, NGO, academe) on a sustained basis

· Strong coordination and time management skills

 

Interested parties may send their CVs to:

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Subject: Job Application - [name of position]

 

For inquiries, contact 892.9189 or 892.5753

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Application will be accepted until February 10, 2016.

 
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LCF Goes on its First Out-Of-Town General Membership Meeting

The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) continues to strengthen the camaraderie among its members and to provide learning opportunities for them through its General Membership Meeting, held September 11, 2015 at the Lima Park Hotel, Malvar Batangas. The event was well-attended by eighty (80) individuals from forty-three (43) member organizations.

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Two new members were introduced and formally inducted into the League during this first out-of-town assembly of LCF. Lao Foundation, Inc. (LFI), represented by its executive director Mr. Paul Alfaro, is a Quezon City-based organization which contributes in empowering its beneficiaries through three major programs and services – education, values formation, and community outreach. Based in Cebu, Primary Structures Educational Foundation, Inc. (PSEFI) provides ‘opportunities to marginalized out-of-school youths and adults, unemployed and displaced workers’ through educational scholarships and technical-vocational trainings, as explained by Chief Operating Officer Ms. Paulette Liu. LCF now has a total of 85 members with LFI and PSEFI on board.

In its constant effort to provide capacity-building opportunities for its members, the League also offered a learning session featuring two guest speakers – Ms. Marissa Camacho, a member of the LCF Advisory Council and Vice President for Partnerships Development of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation, and Ms. Fritz Beldad, Cash Solutions Manager of the Unionbank of the Philippines. Ms. Camacho introduced the project on ‘Strengthening the Capacity of Philippine Civil Society Organizations’ while Ms. Beldad presented Unionbank’s ‘U-Share’ campaign. (Learn more about U-Share by visiting http://ushare.unionbankph.com/)

The gathering also served as an Expo Thanksgiving celebration to honor the hard work of all the individuals and organizations who contributed to the success of the 2015 CSR Expo – event partners, members, secretariat, the committees, the advisory council and the board of trustees.

As this expo year closes, another opens as the League pushes forward towards more opportunities for partnerships and collaboration in 2016, to be led by the organization’s new set of Trustees:

  • Ms. Carmen Linda M. Atayde (Executive Director for Education, SM Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Rina-Lopez Bautista (President and CEO, Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Fidelina A. Corcuera (Executive Director, BPI Foundation, Inc.)
  • Mr. Roderick F. de Castro (Executive Director, TeaM Energy Foundation, Inc.)
  • Mr. Ramon R. Derige (Vice President, Zuellig Family Foundation, Inc.)
  • Ms. Monette Iturralde-Hamlin (President, TeamAsia)
  • Mr. Chito S. Maniago (Executive Director, CEMEX Philippines Foundation; Director for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, CEMEX Philippines)
 
Show of Force at the 2015 LCF CSR Expo

Representatives from the government, regional development organizations, and the private sector have recently banded together in a show of force and collaborative effort during the 2015 CSR Expo organized by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) held at SM Aura Convention Center. Photo shows LCF executives led by Natalie Christine Jorge (seated, 3rd from left), LCF Chairperson and Executive Director of Bato Balani Foundation, as she is joined by (standing, from left:) Thomas Thomas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ASEAN CSR Network; Monette Iturralde-Hamlin, President of TeamAsia; Yanti Triwadiantini, Chairperson of the ASEAN CSR Network; Carmen Linda Atayde, Executive Director of Education, SM Foundation; Elaine Tan, Executive Director of the ASEAN Foundation; Rina Lopez-Bautista, President and CEO of Knowledge Channel Foundation; Esther Santos, President of PLDT-Smart Foundation; and Chito Maniago, Executive Director of CEMEX Philippines Foundation. Also in photo are distinguished members of the panel composed of (seated, from left:) Titon Mitra, Country Director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines; Sec. Butch Abad of the Department of Budget and Management; Sec. Armin Luistro of the Department of Education; Rafael Lopa, Executive Director of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP); and Victoria Garchitorena, LCF Advisory Council Member. With the theme “Collaborate. Sustain. Revolutionize,” this year’s expo gathered over 500 delegates from all over the region. ###

View more photos of the 2015 LCF CSR Expo HERE

 
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