A key objective of this position will be to bring this highly effective model to new communities and to leverage it to advance safe migration and women’s economic opportunity. The successful candidate will help develop innovative approaches to advance the impact of Communities Thrive. S/he will spearhead the integration of these approaches across IREX programs while cultivating partnerships with government, foundation, corporate, and individual donors to advance the mission of Communities Thrive. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of global community development and cohesion initiatives, international development, and proven experience with the philanthropic and CSR communities. S/he will continually identify and assess the competitive landscape for new opportunities to raise revenue in support of our community-led initiatives and the IREX - READ Global partnership as part of IREX’s overall organizational goal of strengthening civic and public institutions. This will include working closely with the IREX Strategy and Development Group to incorporate innovative ways of fostering community cohesion and to drive positioning efforts, outreach, philanthropic and CSR market assessments, partnership cultivation and fundraising to advance identified business development priorities in community development. S/he will also provide critical day-to-day management support of the Communities Thrive partnership.