Partnerships Manager

The Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    May-29-2017
  • Posted
    May 11

Position description

  • Start-up New York opportunity as part of an International NGO
  • Play a key role in building The Foundation’s major gift and corporate partnerships
  • Make a significant impact and help to end avoidable blindness

About The Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations, with operations in 25 countries throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We have a vision of a world where no one is needlessly blind and an ambitious 5 year global strategic plan that aims to realise our goal of ending avoidable blindness.

About The Role

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Fundraising Consultants to represent The Foundation in New York City as part of the International Partnerships Team. The Partnerships Manager – New York Consultant will play a pivotal role in driving The Foundation’s major gift and corporate partnerships program in New York and the East Coast of the United States, building strategic stakeholder relationships across disciplines and driving our development and brand footprint in the US. You will be part of a small but growing team building our North American operation from the ground up.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Cultivate and manage a portfolio of major gift and corporate partnerships
  • Secure and grow fundraising income to achieve agreed fundraising targets and to enable The Foundation to expand its sight restoring program work
  • Represent The Foundation at donor and corporate engagement meetings, fundraising and awareness-building events and to the Australian representative community
  • Manage various advocacy and stakeholder relationships in New York and Washington, DC.

About You

You will have a strong professional background in development, stakeholder engagement and management. You bring demonstrated experience working in an NGO or equivalent and have worked towards defined financial targets. You are adaptable, energetic, innovative and strategic. You will have a passion for working in a start-up environment and building lasting productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Your personal brand will represent and enhance The Fred Hollows Foundation's profile.

How to apply & who to contact

If leading a new regional North American team of a well-respected and fast-growing INGO is of interest to you, and you feel passionately drawn to the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation, please apply via the online application form.  

All applications should include a resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Application instructions

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