We're hiring: Join our mission

Our work is expanding across Malaysia, and we are looking for passionate, highly motivated individuals to work on Programmes and Business Development with us in order to impact the lives of more children.

If you are interested to be part of our non-profit startup, please e-mail us at team@myreaders.org.my. 

MYReaders aims to help the many illiterate students in Malaysia and around the region learn to read using a structured, research-based programme. We work to empower teachers, parents and on-the-ground movers through providing training, toolkits and support to build sustainable literacy programs in their communities.

In 2017, we impacted over 1300 children in 28 schools and 7 community centres.

Check out the JD below and e-mail us your CV at team@myreaders.org.my to be part of this exciting mission!

Responsibilities:

  1. Business development

    • Plan and implement sales strategies to increase revenue to fund sustainable reading programmes

    • Find new sales leads, sell products and service existing accounts

    • Plan and organise product launches and events to engage with partners, clients and community

    • Communicate regularly with partners, corporate funders and community grassroot groups to maximise collaboration

  2. Grant management

    • Find opportunities and apply for grants to fund community literacy programmes

  3. Programme management

    • Provide online and offline support and consultation to teachers on the implementation of the MYReaders programme

    • Visit school programmes to record observations and report data on progress of programmes

    • Provide guidance to teachers and student mentors when necessary to ensure target students receive effective intervention

    • Assist in resolving any arising issues related to programmes speedily

    • Conduct and record surveys and interviews with school administrators, teachers, student mentors and mentees

    • Organise and deliver training workshops for remedial teachers

Skills:

  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills

  • Adept with online media and tools

  • Event management experience

  • Sales and marketing experience

  • Organized and meticulous

  • Highly proactive in taking ownership

  • Focused on impact and driven by results

  • Flexible and comfortable with frequent change

  • Passionate about improving others’ lives

  • Cares about integrity

  • Capable of creating a long term vision and strategy and implementing it

  • Familiar with product development and launch cycle (nice to have)

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in any field.

  • Required language(s): English, Bahasa Malaysia

  • At least 1 year of working experience in the related field is required for this position.