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Senior Development Manager - EMEA, Laureus Sport for Good (London)

Senior Development Manager - EMEA, Laureus Sport for Good (London)

Laureus seeks a Senior Development Manager to drive revenue and secure Sport for Good’s ongoing success and growth with a focus on the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Deadline 5 April 2020.

Laureus Sport for Good has developed significantly since its inception in 2000 and over the past 20 years has developed a network of grantee partners and charitable infrastructure worldwide that now spans more than 40 countries. Sport for Good has in this time developed a depth of understanding and a corresponding credibility in its field and is recognised as a leading organisation in the sport for development sector. Sport for Good has a unique and innovative business model which underpins its work, with growth being driven through the acquisition of new partners and donors.

The growth and complexity of the organisation, requires a Senior Development Manager to drive revenue and secure Sport for Good’s ongoing success and growth with a focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region:

  • To lead, develop and manage specific activities of the Fundraising and Development team to secure income for Laureus in line with the strategic requirements of the organisation
  • To support the drive towards a diversification of funding sources, both geographically and in terms of the nature of the funder, with a focus on major institutional donors
  • To facilitate close liaison between the Programmes team and the Fundraising and Development team so that fundraising efforts match Programme requirements
  • To lead, manage and motivate a team of Development Managers and other staff, driving success for the organisation and individually

Key skills/experience:

  • Degree Level Education
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience, including sport for development experience
  • Proven track record of management
  • Fundraising contacts and relationships with potential donors and institutional funders
  • Excellent understanding of development sector – preferably with prior experience within sport for development
  • Proven track record of fundraising through revenue streams such as events, corporate and institutional donors
  • A collaborative approach whilst also able to motivate and self start initiatives under pressure
  • Excellent project management skills with good grasp of budgets and financial reporting
  • Committed and dynamic with a ‘can do’ attitude, and strong problem solving skills.
  • Languages – Fluent English, other languages an added benefit

Read the full job description (PDF).

Deadline: 5 April 2020.

Please apply on the original job posting with a CV and cover letter, detailing how you meet the key skills and experience required.

Interviews may take place throughout the advertising period and the role may be filled before the closing date. 

Location

London
United Kingdom