Partnership and Program Coordination Executive - Kuala Lumpur

Short-term contract
Localisation Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Occasional remote authorized
Posted on 03-02-2024

Forest Interactive Foundation

Part of our commitment is to establish and uphold empowered communities and sustainable environments, including our own people and the world’s future innovators in tech.

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Founded in 2021, Forest Interactive Foundation aims to nurture and develop talents through sustainable initiatives and programs, establishing empowered communities and upholding sustainable environments for our own people and the world’s future innovators in tech. As the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of Forest Interactive and a UN Global Compact member, we are committed to accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the areas of Future Innovators, People, as well as Community and Environment.

What we will be offering:

  • A dynamic and young team where information sharing is practiced, transparency is upheld, and ideas are welcomed.
  • A supportive environment from our team, as well as the ability to upskill yourself with the latest technological knowledge from several world leading solutions.
  • Team outings with as well as development retreats to stay up to date with the latest offerings and tech knowledge.
  • Hybrid Work Arrangement and flexible working hours.
  • Upskilling, training, and self-development programs.
  • Office Meal Allowance, health, and medical coverage together with birthdays and considerable annual leaves.

What would the roles be?


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our foundation as a Partnership and Program Coordination Executive. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in securing funding and sponsorship opportunities while also overseeing the planning and execution of our events. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, a strong communicator, and a passionate advocate for our foundation's mission.


  • Conduct thorough research to identify, evaluate and secure partnerships, sponsorships and co-funding opportunities to enhance the foundation’s programs in alignment with the potential partners’ agenda and mission.
  • Guided by the Head of the Foundation’s strategy, cultivate new partnerships and maintain strong relationships with corporate, GLC and NGO partners.
  • Collaborate with Head of the Foundation & program team to develop and pitch educational, community-uplifting and environmental programs that align with both the Foundation’s and potential partner’s key objectives and pillars.
  • Create and maintain pitch decks for potential sponsors and lead pitch presentations.
  • Manage all aspects of partnership paperwork, from initial discussions to onboarding new partners.
  • Maintain strong rapport with current sponsors to extend sponsorships for future programs.
  • Represent the foundation at meetings, conferences, and networking events to expand our network and visibility, serving as a strong and trusted internal and external ambassador of the Foundation.

Program Coordination:

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute a diverse range of events, including educational programs and campaigns, community engagement activities and monthly CSR initiatives.
  • Collaborate with team members and external vendors to ensure successful event logistics, including venue selection, catering, and technical support.
  • Create and manage event budgets, tracking expenses and ensuring cost-effectiveness.
  • Develop event marketing strategies to promote and increase attendance.
  • Evaluate the success of events through post-event analysis and feedback collection, continuously improving future event planning.
  • Prepare materials, documents, and conduct research in preparation for events, speeches, presentations, conferences, and other activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of funding applications, partnership interactions, and event details.
  • Manage administrative tasks related to event registration and participant communication.

What are the pre-requisites?

  • Candidate must possess Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economic, Business Management, Event Management, Marketing or equivalent.
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • CGPA: 3.0 and above.
  • Candidate with experience in partnership development and program coordination would be prioritize.
  • Previous experience working in a nonprofit organization, government agency, or relevant industry is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Bahasa Malaysia and English.
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a changing environment and still meet deadlines
  • Dynamic self-starter who takes initiative and highly reliable.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Forest Interactive also believes in giving back to the community through our various Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) Initiatives. Here is a look at just some of our initiatives:

If you're all about hyper growth, wanting to excel at solving intricate challenges, and embracing opportunities within a constantly evolving landscape, then you're in the right place

Want to know how it is like to work in our organization and its group of companies? Check out our #LifeatForest videos below:

Forest Interactive takes pride in our diversity and is committed to creating a collaborative and diverse environment. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability or age.

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