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 of new and existing alliance relationships and key partnerships in public and private sector in the region. This includes communication and work with high level government officials and C-level management for which personal integrity and framing ideas is a crucial.


  • Collaborating with senior staff to develop and implement Institute’s alliance strategy with key organizations from public and private sector
  • Cultivating and growing relationships with current and new partners
  • Ensuring appropriate tracking of activities by using on-line tools
  • Acting as 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 Institute’s full 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 pay huge attention in choosing candidates that will add value to our mission and contribute to our team. In this respect, our applying process consists of this 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 inspiring motivation letter in which you explain how you see your future in our team and why you may be The One. Add a nice looking resume (we do not read ugly documents, honestly) plus reference letters (if any).

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

e-mail message
After collecting all the above-mentioned stuff, create a new e-mail message, stipulate position for which you wish to apply as 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. Given that Internet Institut Wien activities and projects have a strong 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/or nationality.