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Iran Heritage Foundation looking for an Executive Director

Source: Iran Heritage Foundation

The Iran Heritage Foundation, a non-political charity with the mission to promote and preserve the arts, languages and cultures of Iran and the Persians, seeks to appoint an Executive Director to lead its operations. The new ED will lead a small team and work with the trustees to implement the Foundation's objectives.

The position is based in London. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Summary of Main Duties:

  • Implement the Foundation's mission and annual programme
  • Develop and lead the Foundation's strategic plan and creative programming
  • Coordinate fundraising and development
  • Support all committees and initiatives of the Foundation
  • Act as the day-to-day head of operations
  • Oversee financial affairs and accounting
  • Act as the public face of the Foundation


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and public speaking ability
  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to work with academics and non-academics alike
  • Ability to initiate and follow through projects and programmes
  • Organised, self-motivated with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Permission to work and reside in the United Kingdom

Preferred but not required:

  • Background in fundraising and development
  • Knowledge of Iran and Persian studies
  • Spoken knowledge of Persian language

Interested candidates should send covering letter and CV to  by 1st March 2011.

... Payvand News - 01/25/11 ... --

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