Expressions of Interest: Head of North America – Consultant

The Fred Hollows Foundation Published: May 9, 2017
Los Angeles, California
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
5-10 Years
Education (minimum)
Not specified
Travel Required?
Not specified


Expressions of Interest: Head of North America - Consultant

  • Unique regional leadership role for The Fred Hollows Foundation, a world-renowned international development NGO
  • Drive our North American Partnerships strategy
  • Grow a start-up team of Partnership professionals

About The Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations, with operations in 25 countries throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We have a vision of a world where no one is needlessly blind and an ambitious 5 year global strategic plan that aims to realise our goal of ending avoidable blindness.

About the Role

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a Head of North America Consultant within our International Partnerships Team based in the US. This new role will provide overall leadership in driving The Foundation’s ambitious goals in North America, building and managing a small start-up team with the principle goal of expanding The Foundation’s development, advocacy and diplomatic reach in the world’s largest philanthropic market. You will provide leadership in all aspects of the US office including operations, strategy development, fundraising, communications and stakeholder management. This unique position will offer blue-sky opportunity and growth for a talented and experienced development leader.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Build pipeline of long-term strategic and donor relationships across the US with a focus on the major markets of New York and Los Angeles
  • Oversee the creation of innovative fundraising products and infrastructure
  • Secure and grow corporate and major gift fundraising income to achieve agreed targets and to enable The Foundation to expand its sight restoring program work
  • Drive governance, operational and stakeholder activities across the market in concert with our International Partnerships Team
  • Represent The Foundation at donor and corporate engagement meetings, fundraising and awareness-building events and to the Australian representative community.

About You

You are a highly driven and energetic self-starter with a passion for building things from the ground up. You bring extensive development and fundraising experience in North America and a proven track record developing start-up operations and inspiring others to drive growth. You are adaptable but calm under pressure, a talented networker with the ability to develop relationships and create partnerships, and your personal brand will represent and enhance The Fred Hollows Foundation's profile.

How to apply & who to contact

If leading a new regional North American team of a well-respected and fast-growing INGO is of interest to you, and you feel passionately drawn to the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation, please visit our website

All applications should include a resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description (download from Careers website)Alternatively for a confidential discussion and for more information, please call one of our Recruitment Specialists on+ 61 2 8741 1962 or email (enquiries only)

Closing date for Applications: 29th May 2017

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