Position: International Fundraising Director
Location: Preferably the Hague, Netherlands, other locations will be considered
Salary: Competitive salary negotiable based on experience
Closing date: 07/07/2019 (day/month/year)
envisions a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where
everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential.
BRAC is the largest non-governmental
development organisation in the world, measured by the number of employees and
number of people it has helped. Founded in
post-war Bangladesh in 1972, BRAC has become a household name over 45 years,
creating opportunities for millions of people living in poverty. BRAC was ranked the number one NGO in the
world for the fourth consecutive years in 2019 by the NGO Advisor, a Geneva
based independent organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and
governance in the non-profit sector.
Set up in
International is based in the Netherlands.
However, its reach is far greater, and it creates opportunity for an estimated
110 million people living in poverty in 10 countries spread over two
continents. Currently, it operates in five countries in Africa: Uganda,
Tanzania, South Sudan, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and five countries in Asia:
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar and the Philippines.
BRAC is currently
funded by a mix of microfinance programmes, donor grants and partnerships with reputable
local and international organisations, raising funds in their affiliates and
foundation in the USA, UK and The Netherlands.
There is a strong interest to expand this funding and diversifying into
private sector funds, mainly individual giving.
key role, International Fundraising Director, has therefore been created, based
on the recognition of opportunities for BRAC to engage in private fundraising
and untap the potential for income generation from mass fundraising sources to
contribute to their mission.
is a new position with the responsibility to establish and grow the private
sector fundraising function for BRAC International to contribute in fighting
global poverty. The new International
Fundraising Director will lead this process and ensure the organization is at
the forefront of the latest thinking and action in fundraising and marketing.
to the Executive Director in BRAC International, the International Fundraising Director
will have responsibility for the full private sector fundraising activity of
the Foundation, creating and delivering their Private Sector Fundraising
Strategy, coordinating the planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of
all private sector fundraising activities.
This Director will be responsible for establishing the processes,
systems, creating a team and building capacity in order for BRAC to expand
their funding into this acquisition area.
is a new post, which means the chosen candidate will have the opportunity to
play a key role in defining the strategy the organization will take in reaching
out to mass market fundraising. The
organisation needs a person in this role that is an all-rounder who is both
strategic and hands-on.
Please send a letter
of application stating the skills that you would bring to the post with your
CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to Karem Armstrong to: (see email below).
Please ensure that
they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your
name CV” Please put “BRAC-
International Fundraising Director” in the email subject line. Also please let us know in the email where
you saw the post advertised.
The deadline for applications is Sunday July 7th, 2019
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2019-07-07
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