Title: Senior Director, EMEA (London, UK)
Reports To: Executive Director
Location: Virtual in the UK
Catalyst is a global nonprofit supported by many of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, Catalyst drives change with preeminent thought leadership, actionable solutions and a galvanized community of multinational corporations to accelerate and advance women into leadership—because progress for women is progress for everyone.
Summary of Team
Catalyst Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) provides EMEA-specific, creative solutions promoting organizational inclusion and workplace innovation to Catalyst supporters. The team is looking to hire a Senior Director role working remotely on the EMEA team.
Summary of Responsibilities
As part of a growing global supportership structure, the Senior Director plays a key role
in ensuring that Catalyst’s European operations are aligned with rest of the global
organization. The individual is responsible for developing a regional corporate outreach
strategy, recruiting new supporter organizations, managing a portfolio of existing supporter organizations, and leading the development and delivery of regional supporter services and events.
The Senior Director builds relationships with corporate and professional supporter organizations, senior executives, the media, and other key stakeholders. This individual leads strategic growth and engagement of supporter organizations in Europe.
The Senior Director (SD) will play a lead role, alongside the Executive Director, in business development activities. The SD will be responsible for identifying and generating “leads” across EMEA that can then be passed along to fellow Relationship Managers to further develop and close. Activities would include identifying regions, industries and specific companies that are showing an indication of need/want in DEI development and would be accomplished through active tracking in media (mainstream and industry-specific), staying abreast of proposed legislative and regulatory changes, and conferring with colleagues in other regions to generate ideas. It would also include working with colleagues to develop convening opportunities, bringing together Supporter companies and prospects, so that the prospects can experience Catalyst’s work in action.
Experience in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is necessary for this role. The candidate should be able to function in an untraditional and creative work environment and possess strong customer service skills, a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to forge “virtual” relationships with both clients, prospects and team members, is also vital.
The responsibilities will also include the following:
Education, Knowledge and Skills
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