2018 has been a momentous year for Sightsavers having reached incredible milestones around the world, this includes eliminating trachoma in Ghana, delivering our one millionth cataract operation and again being named as one of Givewell’s top Charities, to mention just a few. View the link below for the wonderful work carried out throughout the year.
The Trusts Executive role will therefore see the successful candidate join the organisation at a very exciting time and have an active and positive impact to the overall direction of the team and the organisation as a whole.
This excellent opportunity will manage and cultivate a portfolio of high-level trust and foundation donors and will be a major contributor to the development of Sightsavers’ International Trusts and Foundations programme.
International travel will be required to build donor relationships critical for the achievement of planned objectives, as well as taking personal responsibility for delivering targets in line with the Trust team strategy.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate or have equivalent work experience, have proven success maintaining and cultivating relationships with existing clients/donors, and have an interest in the charity sector and international development and possess excellent writing skills. Being fluent in German and or French will be a great advantage.
We are looking for a positive and solution focused individual who embraces challenging targets, a diverse workload and is able to represent the charity at the highest levels.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or responsibilities, for further details and person specification points, please read the Job Description attached to the advert in full.