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May 5, 2016   

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Worldwide Foundation Director - Madison, WI or Washington D.C.

Primary Purpose

Under the general direction from WF VP, this position is responsible for achieving fundraising goals and increasing the number of supporters by attracting new US and international contributors. The incumbent should be able to clearly convey World Council's mission, vision, goals and achievements as a base to appeal to current and potential contributors.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Fundraising
  2. Implement Specific Fundraising Initiatives and Projects including mobilizing contributions specific to disasters, country programs, and special initiatives.
  3. Manage the World Wide Foundation for Credit Unions
  4. Manage Contributor, Supporter Tracking and Recognition

Compentencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or related field. Minimum of five to seven years recent experience in developing and managing fundraising and foundation services. Knowledge of foundation and fundraising regulations. Knowledge of supporter related regulations and standards affecting fundraising activities and community investment funds. Experience working with Credit Union industry preferred.

Language Skills

Fluency in English (read, write and speak) required, Spanish preferred. Proven communications with network contacts, leagues, directors, vendors and volunteers within the credit union movement or related financial institution. High language skills required including the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematic Skills

Intermediate mathematic skills required including the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

Reasoning Skills

High level or reasoning skills including the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Can identify critical issues of fundraising and foundation objectives. Has familiarity with and sensitivity to technical and operational aspects of cooperative financial institutions fundraising and investments. Has the ability to respond to politically charged environment as well as ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a high-stress, fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Can re-orient priorities and tasks on sudden notice. Demonstrated aptitude and comfort-level to take on analytical projects on technical subjects. Ability to interface with senior bank and credit union regulators and officials, politicians of varying levels and the media.

Computer Skills

Intermediate knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and web applications.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions extreme heat and/or cold and working in unusual places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit (occasionally for extended periods of time). The employee is frequently required to talk, hear, reach and stand; rarely required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Certificates and Licenses

None.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises a part-time support staff member.

Travel

Up to 60 days per calendar year; domestic and international.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management deems necessary.

To be considered, forward resume and cover letter to:
HR@woccu.org
Re: Worldwide Foundation Director
Human Resources
5710 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705
Fax (608) 338-0533

World Council of Credit Unions is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
www.woccu.org