Organisation: Habitat for Humanity
Position: Director –Fundraising (EMEA)
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia strongly preferred; other locations possible
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package in the not-for-profit market!
Closing date: 28/01/2018 (day/month/year)
Habitat for Humanity
you like to lead an international, talented, passionate and results-oriented
fundraising team to raise funds in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
region cutting across all income streams - institutional, foundations,
corporate, major donors, and more? Habitat for Humanity International has a
high-level leadership opportunity for a Director of Fundraising that will
impact thousands of lives across 30+ countries in EMEA, and many more around
the globe, through developing effective and strategic fundraising efforts.
the regional lead for Habitat’s fundraising efforts in EMEA, you’ll focus on
leading a team of around 12 staff members responsible for achieving projected
annual revenue of no less than 20 million Euros/year currently, up to 50
million Euros/year by 2020, and work collaboratively in order to link Habitat’s
regional fundraising strategy to the federated Global Funding Network countries
in Europe and Habitat's global priorities to fund the overall mission.
from being a demonstrated successful fundraiser in Europe who cares deeply
about humanitarian causes, our ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who can
also effectively operationalize strategy in order to implement it effectively.
You are a savvy negotiator who understands the importance of listening to the
client and navigating the nuances of nurturing professional relationships with
various types of stakeholders. You also don’t mind travelling up to 40%
1: Bratislava, Slovakia (preferred). Ideally, we
strongly prefer to have this position based in Bratislava, Slovakia, which is a
small, beautiful city in the heart of Europe. We have one of our regional offices
here, as well as many of the fundraising team members. The cost of living is low and there are some wonderful places to
visit close by such as Vienna (1 hour), Budapest (1 and a half hours), Prague
(2 and a half hours), the Tatra Mountains (2 and a half hours), the Alps (2
hours) as well as numerous other attractions. The city itself is very easy to
get around, has all the facilities you need and a lot of green open areas to
relax in in the summer. The summers have Mediterranean temperatures with a lot
of lakes to swim in and the beach of Croatia only 4 hours away by car. The
winters are snowy with skiing and ice-skating readily available. Relocation to
Bratislava would be provided to eligible candidates.
2: Other: Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom.We are open to considering alternate
locations for this position, inclusive of Brussels, Belgium; Berlin, Germany;
London, UK. Candidates are not eligible for relocation to non-Bratislava
locations. Candidates must also already have permission to work in the EU, or
if based in the UK, must have on-going permission to work there.
To apply for the post, please email a
letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to
the post, and your suitability for this role, along with your CV/resume (no
photos) in English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to Zoe Oldham at (see email below)
Please ensure that they are emailed as
Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name
CV”. Please put “HFH Director FR EMEA” in the email subject line and state how
you found out about the job announcement. This is a rolling process and
applications will be evaluated upon receipt. For candidates that are selected
for the next stage of the recruitment process we anticipate Skype interviews
taking place beginning 12th February and in person interviews in
Bratislava, Slovakia in March 2018.
FINAL deadline for applications: Sunday 28 January 2018, 18.00 CET
HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and
assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does
not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, colour,
religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any
other status or characteristic protected by law.
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
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