United Way Romania (UWRo) is a Romanian foundation affiliated to United Way Worldwide. UWRo aims to improve the quality of life of all persons living or working in Romania through individual and corporate giving, and volunteerism. UWRo works with companies to involve them in corporate social responsibility activities, and with individuals to involve them in philanthropy and volunteerism. The beneficiaries of these activities are non-governmental organizations offering services to underprivileged groups, in the areas of Education, Income and Health.

UWRo is looking to select a qualified individual for the position of United Way Romania’s Executive Director. The Executive Director is the head of foundation’s executive team, and is responsible for the administration and management of the organization, including but not limited to the development of resources, financial stewardship, management of staff and volunteers, public communications and the development of relationships within and external to the community. The Executive Director reports to the President of the board of directors of the UWRO.

To meet the challenges ahead the candidate will need: minimum 5 years of management experience, including both budget and staff administration, preferably in a non-profit organization (a mix of both “for-profit and non-profit” experience would be a plus); to demonstrate success in complex resource/fund development; commitment to the community; strong oral and written communication and customer service skills; to be fluent in English and Romanian (written and spoken); a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (postgraduate degree or studies desirable); computer skills.

The ideal candidate will be an enthousiastic person committed to serve and positively impact the community were s/he works, self-motivated and highly organized, able and willing to lead a highly performing team to achieve outstanding results, and expand its services to both companies, and NGOs, for the wellbeing of Romanian communities.

Please send your application letter and CV to office@unitedway.ro. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.