Organisation: Orbis International
Position: Global Director, Corporate Partnerships
Location: New York, USA
Closing date: 13/12/2020 (day/month/year)
Orbis has worked on the ground in more than 90 countries since 1982, and currently conducts 58 long-term projects in 19 countries. Through Cybersight we are training healthcare workers in more than 200 countries each year.
Despite our success in fighting avoidable blindness, the World Health Organization estimates that blindness will triple by 2050 without intervention. In response to this, the global development team has united to raise additional, critical funds to maximize Cybersight and program technology, launch an initiative for women and girls, help end trachoma in Ethiopia, and develop and scale self-sustaining vision centers.
Corporate donors are crucial for our success, and Orbis is seeking to recruit a dynamic individual to spearhead corporate fundraising in the US and provide leadership throughout our fundraising offices in Canada, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Macau, China and Singapore.
This is an exciting time to join Orbis as we continue to grow and fund innovative and life changing programs working with some of the largest global multi-national brands. The incumbent will oversee existing and new robust corporate partnerships with large blue-chip companies and also mid-size and small enterprises across an array of collaborations including; employee giving, cause related marketing, shared value partnerships, CSR, gifts in-kind and cash donations.
Based in the New York headquarters of Orbis International, the Global Director of Corporate Partnerships serves as the strategic leader and expert in the area of corporate development. They will be responsible for designing and implementing Orbis’s corporate fundraising strategies in the US and providing leadership globally in collaboration with fundraisers in other global offices. This position will require national and international travel.
The Director, Corporate Partnerships will report to and work closely with the Chief Development Officer and will supervise the Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships. As the lead focal point for corporate fundraising, they will also work closely with development team members from the US and other global offices and liaise with colleagues across different departments at the headquarters office in New York.
The Global Director, Corporate Partnerships will oversee a current portfolio of approximately $3 million USD and will build on this success, maintaining existing partnerships, leveraging warm leads, building a new prospect pipeline and devising innovative corporate fundraising propositions across sectors.
The ideal candidate will be a highly energetic, entrepreneurial and creative individual who is strategic, professional, diplomatic and results-oriented. They will be excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the development department and the organization as a whole. The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent fundraising track record, and offer the following experience and qualifications:
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to Zoe Oldham, 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 “Orbis – Global Director, Corporate Partnerships ” in the email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 13th December 2020 18.00 GMT
Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Daryl Upsall International actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. In recruiting candidates, we seek candidates with the proven skills required; irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age, disability or sexual orientation
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
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Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2020-12-13
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