Location: North America - United States or United Kingdom. Candidates must have the right to work in the country of application(US or UK).

Salary: Competitive range of $110,000-$120,000 USD (or market-adjusted equivalent in the UK) salary on appointment to be commensurate with skills and experience

Benefits: various opportunities for flexible working, generous time off policies, and other sector-competitive benefits

Are you an inspirational, collaborative, values-led individual who can build strategic funding relationships and networks within an international organization among key US funders and partners? 

Forum for the Future is looking for a creative, proactive, and collaborative Associate Director of Global Development experienced in building strategic funding relationships and networks within an international organization to join our growing fundraising and communications team. This new role provides an opportunity to work as part of a team of passionate change makers within a leading international sustainability non-profit. You will play a unique role in building relationships and profile among key US funders and partners and will be joining the team at an exciting time of growth.

If you want to help maximize the contributions of US funders in driving innovation and transforming systems to shape a different, better future, then Forum for the Future would love to hear from you.

Application process

Forum for the Future is being assisted in this appointment process by the executive search firm Society. Society is a specialist recruitment agency to the public & not-for-profit sectors. If you would like to learn more about the position, please contact Neena Patel at [email protected] to arrange an informal conversation. Applications for this position should be made via the application link below consisting of a CV, accompanied by a brief covering letter addressing the criteria in the About You section. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will move quickly to a client interview.

The deadline is midday (EDT) on Thursday, 23 December 2021.

To find out more about this vacancy, please download and read the full job description.

Job Description

Please note:

All Forum employees are currently working remotely; once the offices re-open, we will return to working from our NY / London Office. 

If you do not already hold the right to work in the US/UK and/or require sponsorship in order to continue working in the country, you should think carefully before applying. This is because we will be unable to sponsor you.

Equal Opportunities

Forum for the Future wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment. We promote and support equality, diversity and inclusion both in our own workplace and through our work with our partners and the wider public.  We actively support and promote diversity as an essential component of sustainability, and as a key element of our organisational values.  We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, caste, religion or belief. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including those who identify as disabled, LGBTQ, ethnic minorities, and come from diverse social and educational backgrounds.