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Director - Australia

Organisation Name FOUR PAWS
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2021-02-22
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 620858
  • Build relations with the Australian community to support global animal welfare
  • Lead the overall strategic direction and fundraising growth in Australia
  • Be part of, and contribute to the global Senior Leadership Team


The Organisation
FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them.
  With the vision of a world where people treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding, FOUR PAWS’ programs and campaigns focus on stray dogs and cats, companion animals, farm animals, wild animals kept in inappropriate conditions, and animals affected by disasters and conflicts.   FOUR PAWS provides a safe home for rescued big cats, bears, orangutans and elephants in sanctuaries around the world. FOUR PAWS Australia collaborates globally as part of a supportive International team and has a committed Australian board and Sydney based staff.

The Role
Reporting to the International Chief Development Officer in Vienna, you will lead and direct the Australian operation to achieve its goals as part of the global organisation. You will nurture the team to ensure that the organisation, fundraising and communication plans are developed, implemented and monitored.
You will liaise with donors, stakeholder organisations, service providers, government authorities and media, as well as manage finances, legal, governance, administration and communications with the Management Team.
Specifically you will:
  • Oversee the day to day operations and lead the Management Team
  • Increase market penetration and fundraising revenue with a focus on individual giving
  • Lead and motivate the Fundraising and Supporter Relations Teams
  • Be part of, and contribute to the global Senior Leadership Team

Skills Required
You have senior experience in a like-minded progressive organisation including the responsibility for fundraising, especially in database driven direct marketing and telemarketing.

You possess a strong understanding of leadership, operations and communications, are a strategic thinker and politically astute with drive and initiative.

If you truly want to contribute to improving animal welfare worldwide via the development of sophisticated fundraising strategies, please click apply and send your CV together with a covering letter responding to the skills required above. Alternatively, please call Debbie Jardine on 02 8243 0570.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.