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L W Foote Company

Director, Partnerships & Channel Development

L W Foote Company
Bellevue, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 03/10/2016
Categories: Fundraising - Marketing/Public Relations - Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

World Vision US has recently retained our executive search firm to assist in locating a Director for Partnerships and Channel Development.


Founded in 1950, World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization serving the world’s poorest children and families in nearly 100 countries with 4.3 million sponsored children. World Vision, driven by faith, enables the world’s children to realize their God-given potential by tackling the root causes of poverty. World Vision US raises more than $1 billion annually, which is given for the five need areas: food and water, healthcare, education, economic development, and emergency relief. World Vision US, located in the Seattle Area with 1,000+ employees, is the largest fundraising arm of World Vision International (WVI), one of the world’s largest charities.


The Director for Partnerships and Channel Development will lead a team of five to drive strategy development, planning and execution for current partnerships in the portfolio and spearhead new channels of fundraising partnerships in acquisition of child sponsorships. Serve as high-level relationship manager with partners in retail brands, nonprofit organizations, associations and membership groups, including Christian speakers/authors, schools, and others. This department is responsible for select sponsorship acquisition and retention with the ability and expectations to grow child sponsorship to new levels.


We seek an individual with a minimum of 10 years of experience in either nonprofit or for-profit. Ideal background would be experience in fundraising with retail brand partners, organizations, associations or membership groups. Knowledge of child sponsorship fundraising would be a plus. Knowledge of brand marketing in retail settings will be helpful. Capital campaign background will be considered. The selected individual will have prior management experience and been responsible for generating income in excess of $2 million. The successful candidate will be a strong spiritual and executive leader who shares the passion and conviction of their ministry.


Compensation is comparable to other nonprofits and includes a solid benefits package. This is a strategic position with excellent long-term potential doing work of significance.


If you are aware of anyone with whom you feel we should be in contact regarding this opportunity, please communicate with Dwayne Foote directly ( All referrals will be held in strict confidence.