CAPS takes pride in being a pioneer in philanthropic thought leadership in Asia. We endeavor to maintain an invigorating, challenging, and healthy work environment that values individuality, fosters collaboration, and encourages personal and professional growth for all team members.

From time to time, we offer research and non-research opportunities for individuals who share our vision and commitment to improving the world that we live in. We invite you to peruse the current openings below.

Current Openings - last updated: 26 November 2020

Role Location

Communications Manager

Hong Kong

Research Intern

Hong Kong

Communications Manager - Hong Kong

Established in 2013, the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) is committed to improving the quantity and quality of philanthropic giving throughout Asia. Based in Hong Kong, CAPS research works to increase the impact of philanthropists and to enhance the efficacy of social organizations. Our mission is to improve the social investment sector in Asia by understanding fundamental strengths and cultural practices in Asia, as well as researching and promoting public policies that best enable the giving and receiving of private social investment. CAPS works across 18 Asian countries and territories to generate evidence-based insights into how individuals, companies and governments can best address social challenges. For more information on CAPS research and services, please visit:

CAPS is looking to hire a full-time Communications Manager with strong writing, media relations and social media skills for its office in Hong Kong. The Communications Manager will report to the Communications Director and work closely with the research and advisory teams.


  • Develop and execute public relations plans and campaigns for existing and upcoming research produced by CAPS
  • Produce proactive story angles and conduct media outreach
  • Ongoing media and influencer relationship management
  • Develop plan and content for ongoing social media engagement
  • Identify influencers for the topics relevant to CAPS, and build engagement programs
  • Monitor online trends and maintain a content calendar
  • Draft, edit, proofread and oversee all external content produced, including press releases, partner stories, executive interviews and other external materials
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Assist in planning and organizing events and webinars


  • Degree in Journalism, Marketing and/or Communications or related disciplines.
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in nonprofits, related corporate sectors or PR agencies.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experience in digital marketing, marketing communications and event management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge in using Canva, Google Analytics and Hootsuite (or similar platform) is an advantage.
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial, creative, resourceful, detail-oriented and strong at multi-tasking.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in additional Asian languages is a plus.

If interested, please send a cover letter and CV to Please note that no application without a cover letter will be considered.

Research Intern - Hong Kong

The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) is a uniquely Asian, independent, action-oriented research and advisory organization committed to maximizing private resources for doing good. CAPS works across 18 Asian countries and territories to generate evidence-based insights into how individuals, companies and governments can best address social challenges. 

CAPS is seeking to hire a parttime Research Intern with strong research skills for its head office in Hong Kong. The intern will be a member of a small but high-powered team. Given the current situation, this position can cater to remote working arrangement and flexibility in working hours. 


The research intern will support an ongoing China philanthropy research project by conducting secondary research, data entry and analysis. Specifically, the intern will: 

  • Research and document relevant information and intelligence on foundations and philanthropy donations in China 
  • Write background briefs and memos as necessary. 

Preferably the intern can start working immediatelywith a minimum commitment of three to six months and flexibility to extend depending on project needs. The initial working arrangement will be one to two working days per week on average  

Requisite qualifications and skills 

  • Passion for social science research, and experience in qualitative research methods; 
  • Interest and experience in data analysis; 
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills; 
  • Fluent in written and spoken Chinese; 
  • Self-starter who is intellectually curious and eager to contribute ideas and opinions; 
  • Demonstrable interest in philanthropy/non-profit/social sectors. 


If interested, please send your CV and cover letter addressing requisite qualifications and skills to 

More information about CAPS can be found at