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Reference Code:  8679

Sponsorship Development Manager (Fundraising)

Laureus

Amsterdam, NH, NL

Permanent
  
  

Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.

WE WELCOME

a passionate professional who is driven by being part of the change of the Laureus for Good movement in the Netherlands, promoting the global vision and strategy. You will be entrusted in leading the National office (based in Delft), ensuring we reach all program and fundraising goals in accordance with the national strategy. From inspiring staff, to close collaboration with the Board members, we trust in you to maintain strong sponsorship, compliance and efficient governance of Laureaus operations in the Netherlands.

 

Our vision is in “using the power of sport to end violence, discrimination and disadvantage. Proving that sport can change the world!”

 

We aim to support programmes that enhance the social and emotional development of children, young people and disadvantaged communities while reducing the impact of violence and discrimination. We aim to inspire healthy behaviour, change and increase educational achievements and employability skills. We aim to strengthen the sport for development sector through impact measurement, research and knowledge-sharing. We know it is important to highlight serious social issues faced by children/young people and unlock greater resources for the sector through effective advocacy and communications.

 

YOU ARE ENTRUSTED WITH

Sponsor Relations

  • you identify potential stakeholders and partners
  • you develop a fundraising plan which supports the national strategy, adhering to the budget restrictions – presenting it to the National Office`s Board of Trustees and S4G Global Director for approval and input.
  • you report on the progress of the fundraising plan and maintain seamless execution
  • you build and maintain strong relationships with national representatives of the Global Sponsors (Richemont and Daimler), with ongoing vision of optimizing and increasing funding
  • you also support with global fundraising initiatives when relating to the Netherlands

 

Strategy, Leadership & Programme Management

  • you oversee the needs of communities, context and funding potential to devise a national strategy and annual budget for the national operations – presenting the strategy to the board and Global Director
  • you oversee and report on the progress and impact of the strategy and its implementation
  • you manage the overall national operations, programmes, fundraising and supporting functions – reviewing and refining management structures
  • you identify and support other sport for development programmes, which are in alignment with the national strategy, while maintaining our “Alleen jij bepaalt wie je bent” programme
  • you carefully monitor and evaluate each programme and the impact it achieved – ensuring all information is stored within the S4G`s database in compliance with local and global law
  • you utilise S4G`s application, assessment and programme and grant management tools to quality assure sport for development programmes we will support
  • you ensure all requirements by funders and sponsors are carefully met

 

Governance & Communications

  • you provide annual reporting as an overview of national operations for the board of trustees and the Global Director
  • you constantly monitor any risks and act accordingly to prevent disruption of national operations
  • you oversee full compliance of national operations with the initial agreement with the global S4G
  • you monitor changes in charity law and corporate governance practice, which might impact our national operations – ensuring we are in full compliance with law authorities
  • you represent our national operations globally and act in accordance with our guidelines and procedures
  • as a natural networker, you optimize communications internally and externally, upholding excellent relationships with our external partners and sponsors, while working closely with our global communication teams
  • you work closely with our global partner to find innovative ways and methods that could be implemented nationally

 

In addition to ad hoc tasks you also fully manage the financial aspect of our national operations and the team in the Netherlands.

 

YOU

  • have strong Dutch communication skills, complemented by your English language proficiency (verbal and written)
  • acquired a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in sponsorship/grant management, project management, fundraising or business development in an NGO or charity organization
  • have experience in developing the sponsorship demographic within the Netherlands and reporting to a board of trustees
  • built a strong track record of quality stakeholder management and have an adaptable personality easily liaising with people of various backgrounds
  • have leadership, strategic, commercial and social skills that are driven by your strong passion to make an impact
  • are a speedy learner, strong spokesperson and uphold the highest quality in all your interactions

 

Laureus representatives uphold the following values:

Teamwork – we will engage in relationships of mutual trust and support: by recognising and valuing the importance of each team member within Sport for Good, the wider Laureus family, our programme partners, our global partners and our wider stakeholder group

 

Responsible stewardship – we will take good care of the trust placed in us: relating to our brand and reputation; the financial resources entrusted to us; the talents of our staff; and the trust placed in us by beneficiaries and other stakeholders

 

Innovative leadership – we will be innovative leaders: unafraid to pioneer new ways of addressing social challenges, with new partners, in new territories; leading in our monitoring, evaluation and research and in building like-minded coalition; and raising our voices and influence to grow the use of sport for development and societal transformation

 

Beneficiary focused – we will put the interests of beneficiaries first: in our everyday work, the programmes we fund, our research, our advocacy and our communications and marketing

 

Excellence – we will be excellent in everything we do:  in the standards to which we perform all our activities and in all our outputs, in our stewardship of funds invested through us for social change, in our engagement with programme participants, in our development of staff and partners and in every other aspect of Laureus Sport for Good

 

 

“Sport has the power to change the world.  It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.  It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers.  It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination”

-Nelson Mandela (25 May 2000, Inaugural Laureus World Sports Awards, Monaco)

 

WE OFFER

  • a competitive package to rewards you for your efforts
  • flexibility in home and office work
  • great experience in deepening your knowledge in charity work in the Netherlands, making a real change and impact

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