Call for Application – WFD Executive Director

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is seeking a new Executive Director to run the world’s largest international nongovernmental organisation for deaf people.  

The WFD is a federation of 125 national members which has worked for nearly 70 years to ensure all deaf people, everywhere, are able to fully realise their linguistic rights and human rights. The WFD works closely with international entities and NGOs, as well as with national and regional organisations of deaf people to advance the rights of deaf people in all areas of life.

The Executive Director is responsible for leading the organisation toward attaining its vision, mission, strategic goals and financial objectives. The Executive Director is also responsible for overall management including the day to day operations of the organisation.

Position Start Date: 1 December 2020 or another date mutually agreed upon.

Deadline for Applications: 4 October 2020 at midnight Helsinki time.  

Application: Please see the PDF below for the full job description. Applications can be done online at this link.

Questions can be sent to employment@wfdeaf.org

http://wfdeaf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WFD-Executive-Director-Application-2020.pdf