Location: Remote (US or Canada). Occasional
travel within and between the two countries may be required.
Reports to: Global Partnerships
ABOUT TALENT BEYOND BOUNDARIES
Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB) is building a world where
displaced people can safely migrate for work, using their skills to
rebuild their lives with dignity and purpose. We work directly with
governments to design skilled migration pathways that are
accessible to refugees. At the same time, we connect displaced
job-seekers with companies in need of their skills, and work with
our partners to help to facilitate recruitment, migration and
settlement. We share our learnings and believe that a collaborative
approach is the fastest and best route to a more equitable system;
one that extends life-changing opportunities to displaced people
SCOPE OF ROLE
This role is responsible for developing and implementing TBB’s
relationship-based fundraising strategy in the North America
context, and managing key relationships with donors to expand our
impact. The role will report to the Global Partnerships Director
and contribute to global fundraising strategic priorities, whilst
collaborating closely with the US and Canada Directors and country
teams respectively to achieve priority fundraising objectives in
each country. We are seeking an experienced, passionate and
strategic relationship manager with established donor networks in
the US and/or Canada context, who will thrive as part of a
fast-moving, collaborative, global team. Some out-of-hours work
will be required to accommodate multiple timezones.
- Strategy and planning: Develop and lead implementation of TBB’s
fundraising strategy for North America, leveraging the fundraising
potential of US and Canadian donors to support our activities in
both countries as well as expand our global reach and
- Donor prospecting: Foster relationships within relevant donor
networks; identify and cultivate new donor and funding
- Stakeholder engagement: Engage with a wide range of influential
stakeholders to promote TBB’s work and goals, and build awareness
of our impact with key donors and influencers. Identify and advise
on key contacts that the US and Canada Directors should cultivate
to promote TBB's mission and work.
- Grant writing: Propose grants to bid for, coordinate key
internal stakeholders to develop application strategy, and write
and team-lead grant applications.
- Collateral: Produce materials to support TBB’s fundraising and
partnership development initiatives, such as brochures and concept
- Strategic advice: Provide advice to TBB Directors and the
Global Leadership Team on fundraising plans, as required.
- Representation: Promote TBB's mission and work, representing
the organization to a range of external stakeholders, and
demonstrating consistent alignment with TBB’s vision, brand, and
- Reporting: Assist in the preparation of high quality reports to
donors to ensure accountability and positioning for ongoing
- Other duties, as required.
- Global Partnerships Director (line manager)
- US Director
- Canada Director
- Global Leadership Team and Global CEO
- TBB US Advisory Council
- TBB Canada Board
- TBB Global Board
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & ATTITUDE
- Demonstrated relationship-based fundraising experience.
- A track record securing grants and large donations from
foundation, individual, corporate and/or government
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- Solid digital literacy and willingness to use/learn a range of
digital tools (Slack, Google Suite, Salesforce, Squarespace, Canva,
Campaign Monitor, etc).
- Strong organizational skills and ability to self-manage and
- Demonstrated experience and familiarity working on issues
relevant to TBB’s work (migration, displacement, conflict, refugee
policy, social impact etc).
- A commitment to working collaboratively as part of a team to
deliver the best outcomes.
- An innovative self-starter with a tolerance for ambiguity,
rapid change, and multiple time zones.
- Existing networks and relationships with donors and funding
networks in the North America context.
- Experience working in a fast-growing, startup-style
- Lived experience of forced migration and/or displacement.