Organisation: World Vision Deutschland e.V.
Position: Head of Philanthropy
Location: Open to flexible working and remote working from home up to 80% per month.
Salary: Competitive for the sector
Closing date: 10/07/2022 (day/month/year)
World Vision Deutschland e.V.
Who we are
Vision is an international, non-denominational Christian relief organisation
with a focus on sustainable development cooperation, disaster relief and
development advocacy. More than 180 employees form part of the German office (World
Vision Deutschland e.V.) and are part of the international World Vision family
that comprises around 35,000 people in 98 countries all working towards better
living conditions for more than 41 million children, their families, and their
environment. Within the World Vision International partnership, World Vision Deutschland
e.V. is the fifth largest contributor and plays an important role at the
Within the German non-profit sector, World
Vision Deutschland e.V. is one of the leading organisations in terms of
transparency and impact with approximately 85% of donations reaching
beneficiaries and we were one of the first organisations in the country to
publish impact reports critically evaluating our own programmes. Additionally, as part of the Aktion Deutschland Hilft NGO corporation, World Vision Deutschland e.V. is the largest partner in fund
allocation and programme delivery.
Vision Deutschland e.V. are embarking on a strategic journey to launch a new marketing/fundraising
strategy with a focused approach that will breakdown old siloes to move forward
with comprehensive marketing and fundraising goals. The new cohesive strategy
has a focus on growth and effectiveness with the full backing of World Vision
International. The new strategy will consolidate the fundraising team across
functional areas to develop best practice supporter journeys across the donor
spectrum from upgrades, middle donors through to major donors and legacies.
As part of
this re-structure, philanthropy remains a top priority and World Vision are
seeking a Head of Philanthropy to lead the management of the Philanthropy
department with the objective of achieving significant and sustainable growth
in income from high-net-worth individuals (HNWI), corporations and foundations.
This involves being the lead on soliciting donations of €10,000 or more for the
association or foundation and, with downstream priority, activities to expand
the foundation's assets via trust foundations and endowment funds. The target
for this portfolio is in the multi-million range from a global inventory of
The Head of
Philanthropy will lead the development and regular evaluation of an appropriate
strategy, as part of the overall marketing-sales-philanthropy strategy and will
lead on expanding acquisition, relationship management and retention of
existing partners to achieve revenue goals. This includes developing new
innovative strategies to broaden the scope of philanthropy for World Vision. Particularly
important for this role is close communication and collaboration with World
Vision International in the area of philanthropy to leverage global
philanthropy resources. In addition to oversight of a substantial existing
major donor database.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced philanthropy specialist
that is excited about the opportunity to develop and lead a best practice
Skills and attributes
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating
your motivation for applying and the skills and experience you would bring to
the role, along with your CV/resume in English to Ruth Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put World Vision, Head of
Philanthropy in the subject line and let us know where you saw this
The deadline for
application is Sunday, July 10th 2022
Contact person: Ruth Gardner
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2022-07-10
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