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Manager of WDH Philanthropy in Somerset, NJ at William Demant Group

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Somerset, NJ
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

The William Demant Group of international companies develops, manufactures and sells innovative solutions with the aim to make a life-changing difference to millions of people worldwide. Our solutions incorporate microelectronics, micromechanics, wireless technology, software and audiology.

The Oticon Hearing Foundation supports non-profit humanitarian initiatives that further the Foundation's mission to empower people with hearing loss to communicate freely, interact naturally and participate actively.   Our goal is to empower a Community of Caring among credentialed hearing care professionals that enables us to provide access to sustainable hearing care for in-need people and communities.

The Foundation will evolve into a broader entity under William Demant Holding (WDH) to be funded by donations from individuals and affiliated companies.


  • Work with local and global leadership in defining the WDH Philanthropy mission and strategy
  • Create Marketing and branding materials in support of new philanthropic strategy for both internal employees and businesses and external customers and constituents
  • Define a communication, outreach and solicitation plan through email blasts, newsletters and website
  • Define process and policies in support of hearing aid donations
  • Define communication and outreach to individuals and sister companies to drive funding for strategic programs
  • Partner with internal businesses and departments to ensure process and execution of philanthropic efforts is seamless
  • Define mission activities that maximize hearing health initiatives and contribution in areas with the most need
  • Coordinate the logistics with our event staff on mission, travel, materials and contributions
  • Coordinate with staff to ensure philanthropic efforts are publicized and key customer events drive participation and support.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or related field required
  • 5+ years of professional experience in fundraising/development strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting
  • Skilled in creative communications and marketing
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Knowledge of CRM software, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • High ethical standards of behavior, good judgment, respect for others, and confidentiality
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multicultural environment
  • Strong network of personal contacts and ability to extend this network extensively
  • Established knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit sector strongly preferred
  • Interest and knowledge of hearing healthcare preferred.