Splash is an international development organization founded in 2007 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA. In 15 years, we have reached over 880,000 children in cities around the world. In 2019, we embarked on an exciting, five-year initiative, Project WISE (WASH in Schools for Everyone), focused on reaching over 800,000 children in three major growth cities - Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar, Ethiopia and Kolkata, India - with improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure, WASH behavior change programs, and strengthened school-based menstrual health programs. Over the next few years, we aim to expand our impact to new cities across 4-5 countries in Asia and Africa.
Splash supports local leaders, institutions, and partners to drive lasting change on the ground. We believe that local capacity to solve problems at scale exists, and our job is to strategically support and magnify the impact of local governments, non-profit and for-profit actors for the good of children and families across the cities in which we work.
Our core values guide everything we do, including every hiring decision we make. They are:
Splash values the unique skills and experiences everyone brings to the organization, and we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants for employment. To learn more, please visit www.splash.org.
This position is full-time, remote, and based in the U.S. This position will require regular reporting into the Pacific standard time zone.
Splash is seeking a strategic and entrepreneurial leader to help us build on our 15 years of success and impact. As part of a global, close-knit team, our Managing Director of Business Development will play a critical role in shaping the revenue strategy for Splash’s expansion over the next five years as we launch several new country programs.
Based in the United States and reporting to the Chief Partnerships officer (CPO), the Managing Director is responsible for engaging an existing portfolio of donors, and sourcing, stewarding and growing new opportunities from individuals, families, and community foundations, as well as institutions engaged in high net worth philanthropy. This position will work closely with the CPO, CEO, and existing partners to leverage opportunities that unlock resources with a sense of urgency.
With a demonstrated passion for achieving ambitious goals, the Managing Director will have significant experience developing comprehensive revenue strategies, leading and mentoring teams, engaging multi-sector leaders and organizations, and building high-net-worth donor relationships.
The ideal candidate brings an established professional network. They will serve as an ambassador for Splash’s values and shares our belief that in order to achieve social progress, the “status quo” culture of philanthropy must evolve - to embrace best practices of racial and gender equity, accept increased risks and innovative approaches, and leverage collaborations for greater impact.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
You have a passion for social change, social investment, and philanthropy; are intellectually curious; and thrive in an entrepreneurial, global team that is mission-aligned. You understand Splash’s mission and values and have a strong commitment to working with us to expand our reach and impact.
The experience, skills, and knowledge we require or prefer include:
LOCATION, COMPENSATION, & BENEFITS