Application Deadline: November 9th, 2023

About Mary Ward Loreto Foundation (MWL):

Mary Ward Loreto Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to combatting human trafficking in Albania. To achieve this goal MWL is committed to empowering individuals with freedom, justice, and respect for human rights, enabling them to lead lives of dignity free from the risk of trafficking and vulnerability. We strive to empower communities to address and resolve their own issues independently, fostering democratic and peaceful societies where people can claim their rights and connect across communities. MWL has consistently earned a positive reputation among institutional partners and beneficiaries, and we have successfully executed numerous projects in line with our mission.

Job Summary:

MWL is seeking a dynamic and visionary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide strategic leadership and steward the organization in its mission to combat human trafficking and to empower individuals and communities in the work of referral, rescue and the journey to new life of all who are exploited and who wish to join us in this mission. The CEO will be responsible for guiding MWL's strategic direction, fostering relationships with partners and donors, overseeing the effective execution of projects, and ensuring the organization's continued growth and impact. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to lead a well-established and respected organization dedicated to making a lasting difference in the lives of those we serve.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The CEO's role at MWL encompasses a wide range of responsibilities. Key duties include:

× Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a clear vision and strategy for MWL, ensuring alignment with the organization's mission and values.

× Partnership Development: Build and maintain strong relationships with institutional partners, donors, and stakeholders to secure funding and support for MWL projects.

× Project Management: Oversee the effective implementation of MWL projects, ensuring that they align with the organization's goals and have a meaningful impact.

× Financial Management: Oversee the organization's budget, financial resources, and fundraising efforts, striving for sustainable financial health.

× Team Leadership: Lead, inspire, and develop a dedicated team of professionals, fostering a collaborative and mission-driven work environment.

× Advocacy and Networking: Represent MWL at the national and international levels, advocating for the rights and well-being of the communities we serve and building strategic partnerships.

× Transparency and Accountability: Ensure that MWL's operations are transparent, accountable, and in compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

× Organizational Growth: Explore opportunities for organizational expansion, diversification, and innovative solutions to further MWL's mission.


The ideal CEO candidate should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

× A strong commitment to MWL's mission and values.

× Demonstrated leadership experience in a non-profit or social impact organization.

× Academic qualification at the appropriate level of professional expertise.

× Proven track record of successful partnership development, fundraising, and resource mobilization.

× Excellent strategic thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

× Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.

× Strong financial management and budgetary skills.

× Demonstrated experience in program/project management.

× Ability to inspire and lead a diverse team.

× Commitment to transparency and accountability in all aspects of MWL's operations.

× Familiarity with the human rights, anti-trafficking, and community empowerment sectors is a plus.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter, and contact information for at least three professional references to by November 9th

We look forward to welcoming a passionate and dedicated CEO to lead our organization into a bright and impactful future. Join us in our mission to empower individuals and communities with freedom, justice, and dignity.

For more information about MWL, please visit our website: