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Futbol Mas Kenya is hiring a COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Futbol Mas Kenya is hiring a COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

We are looking to reinforce our team with a strategic leader to drive our commercial strategy. Read further below and especially the job description attached. This is an opportunity targeted to candidates based in Kenya. Deadline: 18 August, 2020

Founded in 2008 in Chile, we have grown into an international Sport for Development organization with presence in 9 countries: Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti, Paraguay, Mexico, France, Dominican Republic and Kenya. Every week about 11,500 children participate in our programme in challenging environments throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and since 2017 also Africa. We´re a social and community-based programme using football, sport and play as a vehicle for social change. Our vision turns around 3 key concepts: inspiration, community and happiness and have won several global awards as a testimony. For a visual summary of what we are about, check the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcXIEiTXF98&feature=youtu.be.

At the moment in Kenya we work in several communities of Nairobi, with a strong roots in Mathare and in Kibera, where we started in 2017 with 400 children. We are currently reaching 1,200 children every week. Through a partnership with the United Nations we are now including also refugee communities in Nairobi, Kakuma and Dadaab, which will expand our reach further. Our vision is to create sustainability and scale up where we already are and convince partners around Kenya and beyond to include more communities in the Futbol Mas family. Adding in your passion, creativity and skills we want to grow into a regional office in the coming 3 to 5 years and multiply our partnerships and operations.

Job Description

We are a multidisciplinary team, mostly with social and sports profiles and are looking to make you our newest signing! If you are a leader with experience in strategizing, operations, negotiating and developing teams, then maybe you are the one to drive the commercial scale of Futbol Mas in Kenya. You will be responsible to define and implement Futbol Mas Kenya`s commercial strategy to create and cultivate partnerships and fundraising strategies (Corporate Social Responsibility or others) and explore new business models to drive the organization`s growth and social impact.

As the commercial director you will work closely with the executive director and liaise with our head office leadership. Together, we will form the strategic core of Futbol Mas Kenya, building it into a continental office, connected to other Futbol Mas hubs in Latin America and Europe.

This is an exciting opportunity if you are a passionate professional with a commercial, social innovation or business background who feels numbers and projections in Excel, the private sector and a lot of creativity and proactive entrepreneurship can and should contribute to transforming lives. Only condition is think local, dream big. You will get the opportunity to learn in a dynamic and inspiring environment and build your experience both personally and professionally.

 

Full details in the job description

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