Director Fundraising & Communications

World Vision Netherlands

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in

As the Director for Fundraising and Communications, you will lead a team of 19 young and motivated professionals through the 2nd phase of our 21-25 growth strategy. You are responsible for the growth of private income (through Child Sponsorship and Child at Rescue and through Churches and Philanthropy) and supported by World Vision positioning and branding in the Netherlands.

You do this in close collaboration and coordination with your marketing colleagues worldwide. You know how to use the products and campaigns of World Vision International for their potential in the Dutch market. You ensure that the objectives are achieved. You promote work processes, cooperation, and individual development in your team and across teams.

As a Senior Leadership Team (SLT) member, you will lead the team from the Dutch support office and will report to the CEO/Executive Board of WVN.

This key role is critical to the ongoing realisation of growth as defined in the strategic vision to impact 10 million vulnerable children by 2025. Key goals for FY 23 are the growth and development of the team, implementing fundraising strategies to increase private income, build World Vision as a brand in the Dutch market, and Philanthropy.

Requirements include

  • University degree or equivalent relevant experience in marketing management, International Business studies or related fields.
  • Substantial (senior) management (or executive level) experience in people management and leadership with preferable 5+ years of communications, fundraising and or direct marketing experience requiring similar skills.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in database marketing and/or fundraising.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.
  • Flexibility and ability to lead change.

Is this the job for you?

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date May 21, 2023.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organization working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision Netherlands, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.