Organisation: Emirates Nature - WWF
Position: Fundraising and Partnerships Director
Location: Dubai / Abu Dhabi
Salary: Competitive for the sector
Closing date: 16/12/2018 (day/month/year)
Emirates Nature - WWF
Emirates Nature is a UAE environmental non-governmental organization, established under
the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s representative in
the Western Region and Chairman of Environmental Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD).
Emirates Nature works in association with WWF, one of the world’s
largest and most respected independent conservation organizations. Emirates
Nature-WWF has been active in the UAE since 2001 and has successfully initiated
and implemented several conservation and education projects and initiatives in
the region. Emirates Nature-WWF works federally and in the region with offices
in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and is governed by a local board of directors.
About the role
The Fundraising and Partnership Director’s main responsibility is to drive an efficient and functional fundraising operation to support Emirates Nature-WWF’s conservation efforts. The successful candidate will be responsible for revenue growth for the organization and maximizing income from existing and new engagement programmes including corporate partnership programmes, sustainable giving programmes and an individual membership programme. The candidate will develop and maintain strategic partnerships and put in place a solid partnership plan.
The incumbent will be part of the senior management team and expected to provide input for the organization’s strategic planning and stakeholder’s engagement and management. He/she will be working with his/her team and colleagues to achieve the unit’s financial target and responsible for managing several strategic portfolios of donors as well as managing the unit’s budget and income forecast.
The successful candidate is expected to lead and develop the team towards meeting their individual and collective financial goals by providing strong leadership, on-going guidance, strategic support and coaching. The candidate is required to represent and promote the organization in several events and meetings in the UAE and abroad.
Reporting and Authority
The Fundraising and Partnership Director will be reporting directly to the Director General (DG) and will have regular communication with other unit directors including the Conservation Director, Operations Director and the Communication Director. The candidate will have authority to implement fundraising plans and implement decisions, related to activities, such as marketing and outreach.
The Fundraising and Partnership Director is responsible for
leading and developing all fundraising strategies and policies within the
United Arab Emirates to maximize income through partnerships within the private
and governmental sector, as well as through public support.
Development and Management
Compliance and Control
Personal Motivation and Commitment
Emirates Nature-WWF is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome
diversity in the workplace and offer a flexible and diverse place of
employment. Emirates Nature-WWF staff
participate wholeheartedly in general activities and events that require the
full support and participation of all staff members, whether the focus of any
particular event or activity has any bearing on the job description and
assigned project objectives and activities.
apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating
the skills and approach you would bring to the role, along with your CV/resume
in English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY and in MS Word format, to Zoe
Oldham at (see email below)
No documents other than those requested will be accepted at this stage. Ensure
that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover
letter” and “your name CV”. Please put "Emirates Nature –WWF FR
Partnerships Director” in the email subject line.
Final deadline for applications: Sunday 16th
December 2018, 18.00 CET
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2018-12-16
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