Director Strategic Alliances

EMEA region

We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced, strategic, persuasive senior Director of strategic alliances to implement and steer our alliance strategy. The role will include managing new and existing alliance relationships and key partnerships in the public and private sectors in the region. This includes communication and works with high-level government officials and C-level management, for which personal integrity and framing ideas are crucial.


  • Collaborating with senior staff to develop and implement Institute’s alliance strategy with critical organizations from the public and private sector
  • Cultivating and growing relationships with current and new partners
  • Ensuring appropriate tracking of activities by using online tools
  • Acting as a regional spokesperson in support of client/partner/funder relationships and public events
  • Upholding Institute’s values and inspiring/guiding others
  • Active involvement in understanding and representing the Institute’s entire portfolio of activities

Additional info

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


  • Rolodex of contacts from relevant sectors (public, corporate, non-profit)
  • Strong relationship management track record
  • Philanthropist with do-good mindset
  • Rainmaker with Big Picture thinking
  • Extraordinary presentation and social skills
  • Intercultural skills, adaptability and teamwork
  • Proficiency in English and German is a must

Big pluses

  • T-shape personality
  • University Degree or equivalent experience
  • International experience
  • Project/Program management experience
  • Non-profit sector experience
  • MAC user

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.