About the Role
We are an Australian not for profit that creates meaningful experiences to raise funds, educate and empower future generations to end human trafficking and exploitation.
PROJECT FUTURES (PF) has grown by appealing to, and mobilising a largely young professionals audience to engage in social activities for purpose. It has grown from a voluntarily run organisation to one that employs full time staff whose primary role is to empower people to take action and fundraise for meaningful change.
Funds generated support four established projects within the Asia-Pacific region that help transform and restore the lives of victims, survivors and those at-risk of human trafficking, slavery and exploitation. To date PROJECT FUTURES has raised over 4.4 millions dollars and supported five projects across three countries.
PROJECT FUTURES has reached an exciting stage of growth. Our goal is to create long term, sustainable revenue streams so that our current and future Impact Partners can concentrate more time and resources on providing quality client outcomes, while we use our skills and expertise to alleviate the burden of cost.
• Organisational leadership, management, Board administration and support
• Fundraising programs and service delivery
• Human resource management
• Marketing; community and public relations.
• Financial, tax, risk and facilities management;
1. Organisational leadership, Management, Board administration and support
Oversees all operations of the organisation and administration of the Board of Directors. In consultation with the Chair, the CEO enables the Board to fulfil its governance function and is the primary channel between the Board and the organisation’s employees.
• Provides leadership across all aspects of the organisation
• Participates in the development of strategic, operational and financial planning, formulating policies and recommendations to the Board, and demonstrates an ability to implement these plans
• Develop objectives and measure performance of approved goals
• Support operations and administration of PF by advising and informing PF Board members, interfacing between PF Board and employees.
• Ensure the Board have sufficient and up-to-date information, propose agendas for the Board of Directors reflecting issues, opportunities, and priorities.
• Prepare and present financial and operational reports for all Board meetings.
2. Fundraising Programs and Service Delivery
The CEO is responsible for overseeing long and short-term strategic planning, as well as the implementation of all aspects of PF programs and services. The CEO must identify resource requirements, research and network with new funding sources, establish strategies to approach funders and submission of proposals.
• Oversee the fundraising programs, including design, development, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality control of all programs, events, adventures and partnerships.
• Identify and foster strong long-term corporate donor partnerships, high value donors and support the Partnership Manager to seek out sponsorship for relevant events and campaigns.
• Oversee, manage and grow our regular giving portfolio
• Be open-minded about future growth opportunities and be bold in approaching fundraising from a different angle.
3. Human resource management
The CEO is responsible for organisational development, setting staffing levels, budgets, strategic goals and operational priorities in consultation with the Board.
• Develop and effectively manage PF employees according to authorised personnel policies and procedures
• Promote a productive workplace culture, with appropriate reward and recognition.
• Present recommendations about changes to organisational structure to the Board for consideration
• Interface between Board and Employees
• In conjunction with the Chair, set remuneration levels of all employees (aside from himself/herself), in accordance with the policy and/or approved budgets.
• Seek input from Board / Chair on significant HR matters prior to key decisions being made
• Recruit, manage and assess performance measures for all employees
4. Marketing, community and public relations
The CEO is responsible for ensuring the organisation and its mission, programs and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
• Interface between PROJECT FUTURES and the community, liaising with the public, affiliated organisations, corporates, community organisations and other stakeholders.
• Identify, document, and articulate the needs of PROJECT FUTURES to potential donors and partners. Represent the organisation at industry functions and on advisory committees as required.
• Maintain and develop necessary contacts to keep abreast of emerging issues of significance to the organisation.
• Act as the spokesperson for the association, except where the Chair or Board is more appropriate.
5. Financial, tax, risk and facilities management
The CEO is responsible for the financial management of PROJECT FUTURES, including budget management and the undertaking of regular risk management, SWOT analysis, and implementing strategies to prevent and deal with perceived risks.
• Prepare the annual budget in consultation with the Chair, and key employees, recommending the yearly budget for Board approval.
• Prudently manage organisation’s financial, human and physical resources within those budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations.
• Manage lease renewals, OH&S and building/public liability insurances.
• Routinely identify and bring risks to the attention of the Board (either formally at a meeting or otherwise).
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