Chief Development and Partnerships Officer (Gardiner)


: $98,970.00 - $156,660.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. ABOUT ONE. ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity. We believe the fight against poverty isn't about charity, but about justice and equality.. Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empowers citizens to hold their governments to account.. ONE's members are crucial to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They're artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out-- organizing, mobilizing, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.. ONE teams in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Dakar, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris and Washington DC, educate and lobby governments to shape policy solutions that save and improve millions of lives-- and which every year are under threat from cuts and other priorities.. ONE is grounded in amission, vision and set of values that provide a foundation for our work. At ONE, we look for talented individuals who are passionate about making change and who will strive to embody our values. Please take a moment to make yourself familiar with our values and mission statement before submitting your application.. Employees of ONE work in a collaborative and creative environment. When you work for ONE, you will receive excellent benefits along with the opportunity to be part of an international organization and contribute to our mission to end extreme poverty and preventable disease.. The Chief Development Officer is an integral member of the ONE team, a group of talented professionals dedicated to the common goals of ending extreme poverty and preventable disease. They champion this cause through the development of innovative and strategic initiatives to achieve ONE's mission. The CDO partners with the Board of Directors and the Global Leadership Team to create and oversee global fundraising strategies and tactics for areas including major gifts and strategic partnerships. The successful candidate must have an entrepreneurial spirit, and be a critical, strategic thinker who is a collaborative leader and manager with a high emotional intelligence.. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the senior leadership team, the Board and our Co-Founder, the CDO will lead the effort on fundraising strategy, enabling the organization to advance, expand, and implement global fundraising activities. They will orchestrate strategies for prospecting, cultivating and building pipelines, with a specific focus on building and expanding the major donor base. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate accustomed to working with high-profile principals and large donors who has a demonstrated track record of closing gifts in six, seven and eight-figure range.. The main responsibilities of the Chief Development Officer fall into five key categories: Strategy and Leadership, Fundraising, Donor and Partner Relations, Stakeholder Engagement; and Grant Funding.. Strategy and Leadership. Serve as a chief strategist for ONE fundraising to high value prospects; work closely with the senior leadership team to develop, establish and articulate integrated, long range and annual fundraising objectives.. Facilitate the active participation and engagement of all Board members to leverage greater financial support from major donors, foundations and corporations.. Represent ONE externally, presenting with commitment and passion ONE's mission, values and objectives to the global donor community and other audiences.. Provide vital input to the senior team in short- and long-term strategic and operational planning and positioning, and help implement the organization's 5-Year Strategic Plan.. Plan, execute, and engage in all Board and leadership events (Global Leadership Circle-GLC and others).. Mentor and actively manage a team of development professionals, including performance management, retention and hiring.. Lead and develop annual fundraising plans that align with the organization's budget.. Actively manage relationships at all levels (donor, stakeholder, partners, board, and more) to ensure ongoing and continued engagement.. Fundraising. Oversee the development, implementation and management of fundraising strategies to meet identified goals in each fundraising discipline or area.. Evaluate the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fundraising, and recommend short- and long-range global fund development programs that support ONE.. Educate and increase awareness around fundraising by building relationships with senior management to facilitate a culture that supports fundraising.. Donor and Partner Relations. Expand and diversify strategies that identify, educate, involve, cultivate and steward both existing and prospective donors.. Conduct a comprehensive audit of major donors, partners and prospects to provide updated status and advice on future engagement.. Lead the engagement and cultivation of donors and bring in partners and resources to achieve the ultimate goal of\"closing the deal.\". Stakeholder Engagement. Develop and implement a stakeholder engagement plan to include benchmarks and metrics on communication touchpoints.. Manage key relationships to maintain critical engagement.. Grant Funding. Lead a team of development professionals to actively manage grant funding, including renewals and reporting.. The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial drive and passion for the mission of ONE. Beyond that, the CDO will have developed the ability to function in a complex, fast-paced and constantly dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will bring a broad, global perspective and high degree of flexibility and adaptability to this new challenge. Specific qualifications include:. 10+ years of professional fundraising experience, including at least five years of experience at the senior management level.. Experience working in a multi-site international, not-for-profit organization. Previous experience with an advocacy group is a plus.. Experience with fundraising from a wide variety of sources including corporations, foundations, individuals, family foundations, and events fundraising, and a track record of closing six, seven and eight-figure gifts.. Comprehensive management skills and experience are required, including but not limited to short- and long-term planning, evaluation, directing and motivating staff, financial management, organizational behavior and development, and governance.. Demonstrated ability to maintain best fundraising and operational practices, employing clearly defined objectives and transparent methods with which to measure success.. Prior success working closely with and building and managing relationships with staff, partnerships, donors and a Board of Directors.. Experience in building prospect pipelines, rating, forecasting and quantifying performance through metrics and statistics.. Experience in building organizational capacity, infrastructure and strategic planning.. Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global organization.. Excellent communication and social skills with expert manners and an appreciation for the idiosyncrasies of a proper\"Thank You\" note. Superb relationship building skills, with a demonstrated understanding of\"deep\" and\"long-term\" relationship building. Ability to thrive in a team environment. An understanding of the complexities surrounding a global organization. Highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative. Ability to remain positive and constructively engaged in high pressure and stressful situations. Strong critical and analytical thinking. Able to handle difficult conversations with diplomacy and exercise confidentiality. Action oriented and results focused. Flexible and resourceful in approach. Dynamic and charismatic personality that is both confident and humble. Fluency in English required. Fluency in other languages desirable.. This is a unique leadership role that requires attending events on evenings and weekends. Travel schedule will vary each year and is dependent upon tour dates, leadership meetings and partnerships, but is expected at a minimum of 25% and up to 50%.. Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:. ONE offers competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package along with the opportunity to contribute to worldwide causes impacting those most in need.. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit a resume and cover letter to this opening atONE jobs ( ONE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for a job, they may request it orally or in writing (please visit theContact Us page on the web; ONE will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner.. ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.. Due to the high volume of inquiries that ONE receives, we thank all candidates for their interest yet only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Associated topics: demand generation, event, marketing, marketplace, media, presale, product market, public, solicitation, stewardship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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