Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position: Senior Director, Global HNWI
Location: New York, USA; London, UK and in other countries where the IRC is registered.
Closing date: 30/08/2019 (day/month/year)
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst
humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving
care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or
disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 28 U.S. cities, we restore
safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.
The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
IRC's Global Partnerships and
Philanthropy (GPP) department is responsible for the global delivery of the
International Rescue Committee’s private sector resources (financially
contributing circa USD200m per annum, as well as key partnerships and influence
that support our mission), and plays an important strategic role in the
creation of IRC’s brand, awareness and support for its advocacy goals.
The IRC's strategy centers on its
ambition to continue to improve the scale and effectiveness of IRC programs
worldwide with evidence of what works best to impact people’s lives in conflict
and fragile settings. GPP comprises colleagues and teams delivering marketing,
account management, leadership gifts, board liaison, corporate partnerships,
brand stewardship and communications to support this work.
International Development Unit, a part of the Global Partnerships and
Philanthropy Department, leads on the Organization’s engagement with high-value
private-sector stakeholders globally (corporations, foundations and individual
Director, Global High Net Worth Individuals on the International Development
team will be responsible for the overall planning, development and
implementation of the IRC’s global private sector high net worth individual giving
strategy in line with the global private sector strategic plan. They will lead the International Development
team into new markets globally and be responsible for meeting a HNWI
fundraising goal. The incumbent will
drive revenue growth and oversee IRC’s efforts to leverage the influence of the
philanthropic community to positively impact the lives of those we serve.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s
degree a plus.
Minimum 10 years International experience in
fundraising, planning and strategy. The last 5 years being at a senior level,
where organizational growth and impact can be clearly and directly attributed.
Preferably leading a high performing team within an INGO or UN Agency.
Skills and Competencies:
This role may
require working remotely full or part time (i.e., telecommuting). Applicants
must have a home or alternate workspace they can effectively complete their
work from during regularly scheduled hours. The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way -
Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and
How to Apply:
To apply for the post, please send 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 (see email below).
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the
titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “IRC
– Senior Director, Global HNWI” in the email subject line and please
state how you found out about the job announcement.
Deadline for applications: Friday 30th August 2019, 18:00
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2019-08-30
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