Executive Director | Emergency Action Alliance

Executive Director | Emergency Action Alliance

Job Title: Executive Director | Emergency Action Alliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3171211
Contact Name: Liska Turner
Contact Email: liska@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: October 01, 2020 16:47

Job Description

The EAA is a unique alliance of 17 international aid agencies committed to working together to streamline the face of public giving at times of International Disaster and transform the relationship between the Australian public and INGO sector. If you share this vision and are committed to taking ideas into action, this could be your next role.
Role Purpose
The role exists to deliver and implement a three-year plan that takes the EAA from start-up to a position of public recognition and trust. You will:  
  • Finalise and establish the EAA governance structure and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders including members, partners, media and government
  • Lead, develop and implement mass market fundraising appeals and brand awareness raising to maximise revenue and develop donor engagement strategies to maximise giving to international crises
  • Deliver the minimum viable product and enhance the model to be a high performing agile mechanism
  • Manage the effective allocation of humanitarian spend, in line with established principles, and report on effectiveness of programming  
Key Criteria  
  • Ability to lead with a vision and work in partnership with the Board to guide the direction of the Alliance.
  • Proven ability to plan and initiate a multi-channel national fundraising strategy and campaigns in the International Development Sector, including use of media and networking to raise brand awareness and campaign preparedness; and skill in developing narratives that connect donors with campaign objectives
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills; ability to work at all levels across different organisations within the sector. Proven experience in facilitating, collaborating, influencing & managing multiple senior stakeholders, including the role of DFAT and the ability to navigate opinions around funding, impact, localisation and NGO roles.
  • Strong project management skills including planning, resource management, risk management, communication and time management. Strong team management skills. Solid financial management skills.  
On offer  
  • A three-year contract (part time of .8fte will be considered)
  • A salary of $120,000 to $160,000 plus 9.5% super commensurate with experience
  • The chance to work with stakeholders from many of the major INGO’s
  • A flexible location - Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra  
To apply for the role please upload your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Criteria via the APPLY button.
To request an information pack or if you have any questions please email Liska Turner at liska@beaumontpeople.com.au
The board is keen to make an appointment and applications are being reviewed on receipt with a closing date of 12 noon Wednesday 14 October. Successful applicants will be contacted for interview.
Beaumont People has been engaged to recruit this role.  The Beaumont Charity team specialises in delivering expert and unparalleled permanent and temporary recruitment solutions to the Not for Profit sector

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