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Work with us: Job Vacancy – Executive Director

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is seeking an Executive Director, a new full-time position available from September 2018.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the WFD in line with the strategic direction set by the WFD Board.

Under the direct management of the WFD President and guidance of the WFD Board, the main responsibilities of the Executive Director will include development and follow up of the WFD’s quadrennial action plan, overseeing project portfolios encompassing human rights, fundraising and communications in addition to the Secretariat operations. The incumbent will also coordinate WFD Board Meetings which will involve attending board meetings, coordinating the WFD Secretariat for the WFD General Assembly, WFD Congress and WFD Conference and leading ad hoc projects related to the International Disability Alliance and the WFD Board.

Please visit the Careers Page to download the application package.

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Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday, 21 May 2018.

Applications received after this date will not be considered.