Director of Fundraising

EMEA region

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering fundraising goals and building regional corporate partnerships in Europe. This includes setting strategy and execution plans, identifying new and innovative partnerships, and contributing to Institute’s growth.


  • Development and implementation of successful and efficient strategies to meet fundraising targets
  • Preparation of concise and practical project and activity proposals for various funding sources
  • Ensuring appropriate tracking of activities by using online tools
  • Collaborating with senior staff to develop and implement a financial strategy
  • The particular role of the incumbent will be to provide guiding engagement and ensure that fundraising principles are delivered across the organisation and that the entire Fundraising and Creative team deliver an exceptional and remarkable donor experience
  • Cultivating and growing relationships with current and new donors and partners
  • Research and analysis of areas and partners to develop future Institute’s regional branches
  • Acting as a regional spokesperson in support of fundraising activities or events
  • Leading the team of fundraising personnel
  • Upholding Institute’s values and inspiring/guiding others
  • Active involvement in understanding and representing the Institute’s entire portfolio of services


  • Strong fundraising track record
  • Big Picture thinking
  • Making things happen
  • Relationship management
  • Project management
  • Extraordinary social skills
  • Teamwork
  • Analysis
  • Business mindset
  • Intercultural skills
  • Adaptability
  • English (fluent in writing and speech)

Big pluses

  • University Degree or equivalent experience
  • International experience
  • Non-profit sector experience
  • MAC user
  • German (fluent in writing and speech)

Additional info

Type: Full-time | Commission
Experience: Director
Location: Any (remote work)
Functions: Management
Industries: Non-profit

How to apply

We focus on choosing candidates that will add value to our mission and contribute to our team. In this respect, our application process consists of a few easy steps:

Personality tests
Please take the following free online tests and print your results to a file (PDF or similar):
Your Personality Type
Your Multiple Intelligences
CBCI test

Motivation letter
Prepare an inspiring motivation letter explaining how you see your future in our team and why you may be The One. Add a lovely-looking resume (we do not read ugly documents, honestly) plus reference letters (if any).

Think about three people who know you well and would be willing to give their opinions on your abilities and personality. Collect the list of their names and coordinates. We would like to hear their opinion on why you might be the best person for the position you are applying for.

e-mail message
After collecting all the above information, create a new e-mail message, stipulate the position for which you wish to apply as a message subject, and send it to:  and expect to hear from us soon after.


The policy of Internet Institute Wien is to recruit staff solely on professional and human merit. Since Internet Institut Wien’s activities and projects have a solid regional orientation, we are proud to maintain a multi-national and multi-cultural working environment. Moreover, we support remote work and provide all tools necessary for seamless team communication online. Therefore, we invite eligible candidates to apply irrespective of their geo-location and nationality.