PWN Global: Global Executive Lead - New Networks


The Global Executive Lead - New Networks will establish, develop and expand relationships with individuals and groups interested in establishing new City Networks. 

This role will make recommendations to the Board in respect to go/no go decisions on prospective new networks and oversees the start-up phase of City Networks. Core responsibilities also include identifying and building alliance opportunities for existing networks who wish to join the Federation across Europe and beyond.  


Location: Works remotely
Reports to:  VP Membership
Status: Volunteer
Leadership dimension: Network Sustainability Team
Budget owner: TBD
Time Commitment: 3-5hrs/wk (variable)

 Duties and responsibilities for this role may include:

  • Develop and deliver on the New Networks strategy, with the mindset to empower City Networks and act as champions for PWN Global
  • Make recommendations to the Board in respect of go/no-go decisions regarding viability of new networks
  • Oversee start-up of new networks and provide support for launch 
  • Participate in membership and City Network President teleconferences from time to time
  • Correspond with groups and individuals interested in forming new City Networks
  • Liaise with Network Sustainability team re co-ordination with existing networks 
  • Disseminate promotional and other relevant materials aimed at presenting PWN Global
  • Arrange calls with individuals and groups interested in launching in their geography
  • Help organise events (in partnership with local individuals or groups) that ‘test’ the receptivity of cities to hosting a new network
  • Inform Board Members of formation and progress of new City Networks
  • Share New Network toolkit with the newly formed City Networks in the start-up phase and work with the local team to launch the new network
  • Ensure that copies of all corporate documents are signed and collected, in liaison with the Secretary General. 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in, and a passion, for Relationship Management and the progress of women in business
  • Strong sales and analytical skills, as well as relationship management abilities
  • Good understanding of PWN Global, its mission and values
  • Track record of collaboration, openness, and sharing of knowledge as well as effective delegation
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, ideally in addition to other languages
  • Speaks, writes and presents clearly and effectively; solicits input from others 

Ideal Background/Experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible business experience, preferably in an international environment. Experience in as many of the following fields as possible: human resource management, law, sales, finance/budgeting, technology or related areas. 
  • Demonstrated management capabilities in a multicultural and volunteer / non-remunerated environment
  • Ideally having served as a City Network President, a Board Member at the Federation level, on a Non-Profit Board, or on Corporate Board managing external relations
  • Experience in negotiation, contract management and/or relationship management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a sense of diplomacy and collaborative leadership
  • Working across cultures and fluency in written and spoken English in required in addition to other languages is ideal. 


  • Access to an international network of great professionals
  • Bring your own ideas and innovate
  • Develop professionally and learn from your peers

To Apply:

Send your letter of motivation and CV to To discover all of the volunteer opportunities that are currently open with PWN Global, click here

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