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Communications and Member Engagement Trainee

Dafne

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Application Deadline:

Date Posted: 05 Mar 2021

We are offering a full-time paid Communications and Member Engagement Trainee for six months starting on 5 April 2021. You would support the Dafne team at the Philanthropy House in Brussels, Belgium and be able to work remotely.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate has a record in communications, is attentive to detail, demonstrates ability to work independently and is fluent in both written and spoken English (C2 level). Other languages are an asset. Experience in the civil society and/or philanthropy sector would be an advantage.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assisting Dafne team in communications, outreach and member engagement and reporting to the person in charge
  • Working closely with Dafne team in developing and maintaining Dafne’s media and communications work, including:
  • Supporting Dafne team in event and project management: Climate, Next Philanthropy
  • Maintaining the data base on a regular basis and conducting desktop research.

What we offer:

This is a paid full-time internship. We are offering an inspiring working environment at the Philanthropy House in the centre of Brussels, access to a great European network in philanthropy and civil society. You would have unlimited learning opportunities and responsibility from day one.

Who we are:

We bring together 30 national associations in 28 countries across Europe, representing over 10.000 public-benefit foundations, big and small, who want to make a difference to society. We have created an alliance for collaboration across philanthropy networks in Europe to address big philanthropy questions of our time in a coordinated and effective manner. We lead, strengthen and build the field for the common good in Europe. We are involved in four key areas: advocacy, peer exchange, communications and research that are needs-based and future-oriented. We value ideas over hierarchy and believe in a truly collaborative approach. Find more information about Dafne here: www.dafne-online.eu.

How to apply:

Please send your motivation letter and CV in English as a pdf as soon as possible, but latest on 12 March 2021, to Max von Abendroth, Executive Director of Dafne: max.abendroth@dafne-online.eu.

We will proceed with the interviews of short-listed candidates on an ongoing basis. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Chief of Staff

European Climate Foundation

Application Deadline: 19 March 2021

Date Posted: 04 Mar 2021

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level. We support over 300 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

We are currently seeking a Chief of Staff, a senior and cross-cutting role, working closely with ECF colleagues to develop new initiatives, improve internal processes, and surface and resolve issues. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Laurence Tubiana, the Chief of Staff will work with the ECF management team to define, communicate, and implement cross-cutting organisational strategies.

In this role we are seeking a dynamic individual with the leadership skills and management experience to lead in a rapidly growing and ambitious organisation. The successful Chief of Staff will demonstrate significant experience, ideally gained in a non-profit and complex multi-stakeholder environment, and a proven track record of strategic planning, collaboration, board engagement, and working with tact and diplomacy. They will be an exceptional individual with a drive for the highest quality strategy, management and people motivation and will bring broad credibility with relevant stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have excellent communications in English and most importantly will demonstrate a genuine interest in the mission and values of the ECF.

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The role will be based in Brussels or Paris. This is a full-time position and the salary is competitive and commensurate with the experience required.

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EPIM Programme Director

EPIM

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Application Deadline: 01 April 2021

Date Posted: 04 Mar 2021

1. About EPIM and the EPIM team

The European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM: www.epim.info), a collaborative initiative of private foundations, is looking for a motivated Programme Director who is passionate about seeking to improve the lives of migrants and the societies they live in. EPIM is a collaborative initiative of foundations active in Europe. Created in 2005 as an activity of the Network of European Foundations (NEF), EPIM is a joint funding platform that provides the opportunity for foundations to collaborate at European level in a range of Thematic Funds in the area of migration and inclusion.

The EPIM Programme Director oversees strategic development, external representation and fundraising as well as leading the EPIM team.

The EPIM team aims to be a:

  • Trusted partner of foundations: The Secretariat knows foundations well and has the confidence of partner foundations for the design and implementation of the EPIM programme;
  • Ear to grantees and the migration field: The Secretariat is a genuine ear to the field on all topics covered by EPIM and monitors & closely follows grantees’ projects and organisational developments;
  • Self-motivated and collaborative team: The Secretariat’s team members trust each other, ensure smooth and transparent team communications, and have a joint understanding of the organisational structure that enables efficient collaboration to achieve the team’s mission.

Key responsibilities include

  • Managing EPIM’s internal and external stakeholders and guiding outreach activities, including external representation of EPIM;
  • Leading and advising organisational and fundraising strategy development;
  • Leading the EPIM team and supporting the development of the team members;
  • Providing full accountability for the EPIM budget, expenditure and grants portfolio;
  • Supporting grant-making and managing and monitoring grantee projects;
  • Supporting civil society organisations in the migration sector through capacity development, network building and knowledge gathering.

We offer

  • A permanent contract, full-time (37.5 hours per week);
  • A gross salary of approximately Euro 5,100 to 6,400 per month, depending of level of experience, accompanied by a benefits package;
  • An inclusive culture valuing diversity, within a competent, self-motivated, self-managed and sympathetic team;
  • A possibility to work from home one day per week.

We expect

  • Regular travel in Europe;
  • The position to be based in Brussels, within NEF’s offices at Philanthropy House;
  • Desired start date: June 2021 earliest and August 2021 latest.

2. About the position

The EPIM Programme Director should be able to take on and/or contribute to the following roles:

Stakeholder management and outreach

  • First point of contact to the EPIM Executive Committee and Steering Committee;
  • Coordination of EPIM Executive Committee and Steering Committee meetings;
  • Mediator of EPIM’s internal and external relationships;
  • Perform public-facing tasks, including representing EPIM at public events;
  • Guide outreach to EPIM’s stakeholders internally and externally;
  • Reputation manager;
  • Lead and facilitate EPIM meetings;
  • (Pro-)active network building on behalf of EPIM.

Strategy development

  • Support the development of EPIM’s programme-level strategies;
  • Ensure consistency of funding strategies across EPIM;

Lead and support the EPIM team

  • Support team members in their work and professional development;
  • Evaluate individual team members’ progress;
  • Evaluate team progress;
  • Coordinate Human Resource needs and responsibilities with NEF leadership;
  • Facilitate and monitor staff well-being at work in line with NEF/EPIM guidelines.

Finance

  • Develop and support funder outreach strategies and active fundraising for EPIM;
  • Supervise incoming grants and advise their allocation in collaboration with the NEF back office;
  • Provide full accountability for the EPIM budget, expenditure and grants.

Grant-making, -support and -monitoring

  • Preparation and implementation of calls for proposals making (incl. vetting of project proposals);
  • Monitoring of projects and contribution of learning to evaluation;
  • Support of capacity development for grantees;
  • Support funding strategy development and long-term planning;
  • Lead on EPIM’s Opportunity Funds grant-making mechanism.

3. About the candidate ideal profile

Essential

  • Leadership and team-working skills, including ability to manage, motivate and support others and willingness to ‘pitch in’ at all levels of work;
  • Excellent network on migration and integration issues in Europe and strong knowledge of the EU migration (and/or intersecting human and social rights) policy landscape, including relevant actors;
  • Several years of international professional experience in the field of migration, e.g. in a civil society organization, think tank and/or private philanthropic foundation in Europe;
  • Strategy development and strategic thinking capabilities;
  • Strong project management skills, including devising and managing programme budgets;
  • Experience in the coordination of transnational multi-stakeholder collaboratives;
  • Experience of developing and managing a grants programme and carrying out due diligence and project assessment;
  • Generosity, sensitivity and humility to work with people with different perspectives;
  • Engaging and inclusive presentation and facilitation skills; excellent English and strong analytical and writing skills;
  • Willingness to travel.

Desirable

  • Fundraising experience;
  • Experience in strategic communications on human rights and/or migration issues;
  • Added network and experience in EU advocacy on migration.

4. About the application process

Applications, each including a motivation cover letter and a CV, must be submitted by email to Peggy Sailler (info@nef-europe.org) by 1 April 2021, COB.

Candidates who have been shortlisted will be invited to interviews on 19 or 20 April 2021. Candidates unable to interview on these dates should state this in their cover letters. All candidates not shortlisted will be informed by email.

A second interview with the final candidate(s) is scheduled on 27 April 2021.

NEF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. It aims to build an inclusive workforce and actively seeks applications from those who are marginalised and underrepresented. NEF is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

Senior Advisor, Global Philanthropists Circle - Europe (remote)

Synergos

Application Deadline: 28 March 2021

Date Posted: 26 Feb 2021

About Synergos

Synergos is a global organization helping solve complex issues by advancing Bridging Leadership which builds trust and collective action. We believe in the power of building trust – it’s how we create regenerative solutions.

The Synergos’ Global Philanthropists Circle (GPC) is a network of families from more than 30 countries who share Synergos’ commitment to create a more just, equitable, peaceful and regenerative world. The GPC is a brave space for leaders to come together, imagining new ways to address our society’s most pressing needs. Our work is underpinned by a belief that philanthropy is at its most impactful when it is rooted in humility, inclusion, and trust. Our global, remote team of 12 is based out of New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Prague, Johannesburg and Hong Kong.

What we do:

  • Steward members through curated membership journeys
  • Convene members through a regular series of in-person and digital events.
  • Catalyze collective action through member connections, partnerships, and our collaborative communities.

The Role

We are seeking a full-time independent contractor (remote) to represent Synergos and the Global Philanthropists Circle in Europe. Engagement will run for a period of one year subject for renewal.

You will be working with the GPC at a unique moment in time. We continue to conduct activities virtually until at least fall 2021. Our activities and individual member engagement are all focused on helping the community take on the world’s most urgent challenges through transformative actions. This year also marks our 20th anniversary.

Moreover, this is a crucial moment for the field of philanthropy as a whole. With climate emergency, political and cultural polarization, and social justice uprisings, philanthropists at all levels are being challenged to step up and adapt to the demands and growing needs this moment imposes on each of us. The GPC is committed to supporting philanthropist in the evolution of their practices and counts on its team to help lead and drive these important discussions about the future of philanthropic action. You will have an important leadership role in driving transformation in the European region and helping the GPC team meet its global goal of supporting a community of philanthropist that are truly creating a more just, loving and regenerative world.

Deliverables

  • Serve as primary relationship manager for approx. 20 GPC member families (currently), as well as UK-based Board members and donors.
  • Develop and execute yearly engagement plans and projects for each family, designed to support their learning, collaboration, connectivity, and overall growth as givers.
  • Extend relationship management support for Circle members to connect them with ideas, opportunities, partners and other resources.
  • With team support, engage, identify and recruit European philanthropists and social investors to be GPC members.
  • Collaborating with the global GPC team, design and implement programs and events (digital or in-person) for members that advance the Synergos mission vis a vis the GPC platform and community, with a specific focus on Europe.
  • Build stronger visibility of Synergos and the GPC in Europe by representing the network at external philanthropy meetings and cultivating relationships and partnerships in the space.
  • Stay abreast of current philanthropy and social change practices and trends.
  • Support and contribute to activities throughout the organization, as needed.

Qualifications

Candidates for this position must have the following:

  • At least 6 years of progressive experience
  • Experience in senior level relationship cultivation and management
  • Experience working in the field of philanthropy and clear understanding and perspective on
    current challenges in the field.
  • Experience in program management and design
  • Speak English fluently in addition to a second language.
  • Responsive in communication, quick to action
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Attentive to detail and unafraid to take on all tasks, big and small.
  • Comfort working on a matrixed and distributed team.
  • Desire and comfort working at a multiracial organization committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Self-driven and accountable to project deliverables and outcomes
  • Openness to learn and/or use new and multiple technology platforms (such as Teams, Monday.com)

Extraordinary candidates for this job will have all of the above and the following nice to have attributes:

  • Experience working on a distributed, global team across multiple time zones.
  • Experience in events and cross functional project management
  • Experience in philanthropic program design and content
  • Thought leader with interest in producing and disseminating content on current topics as they relate to philanthropy.
  • Fluency in French or German
  • Experience working within shared decision-making processes.
  • Able to manage up and across lines of reporting.

Terms

  • Full-time engagement
  • Fully remote
  • May require domestic and international travel. (NB: Synergos has postponed all staff travel until
    further notice).
  • Preferred location in Europe

Synergos is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex (including gender identity, nonconformity, presentation or expression), sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

In addition, Synergos is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation in connection with your application or are contacted for an employment opportunity and require accommodation, please advise jobs@synergos.org.

To apply: Send your resume and a cover letter to jobs2@synergos.org. Applications are being considered on a rolling basis with a deadline of Mar 28, 2021.

HR Officer

European Foundation Centre and Dafne

Location: Philanthropy House, Rue Royale, Brussels, Belgium

Application Deadline: 12 March 2021

Date Posted: 16 Feb 2021

We are looking to recruit an empathic, solution driven and result oriented Human Resources Officer to:

  • [Short term] Support ongoing HR administration of the EFC.
  • [Mid-term] As part of a broader process of converging the European Foundation Centre and Dafne into one organisation, support leadership in developing a uniting state-of-the-art HR framework for a future-proof and engaging workplace, in which colleagues are empowered to deliver on the mission of the organisation.

Duration: 1 year contract (renewable) – 60% FTE (negotiable)

Profile

The ideal candidate is an inspired Human Resources professional with experience in general HR administration, as well as in supporting the development and implementing HR policies and processes and in supporting organisational change.

The Human Resources Officer will be working both for internal EFC administrative support as well as for EFC & Dafne in their convergence process, and must as such be able to juggle different tasks with a great ability to perform administrative duties as well as to support more strategic thinking. He / she must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Proactive and flexible, people-focussed and with an open mind, he/she will be expected to find solutions beyond seeing problems, to be an empathic and active listener, and to deliver on real and tangible developments which will improve the way of working of the organisation, in particular ahead of and during the planned convergence between EFC and Dafne. He/she will be highly organised to navigate these diverse roles and be meticulous when it comes to the administrative functions required.

The EFC and Dafne wish for the future converged organisation to be built on a culture in which all members of the team contribute to a positive, mutually supportive, and empowered culture. We believe in participative leadership and in the value of being a learning organisation. We are therefore looking for a creative and committed colleague who will perform his / her tasks with a strong sense of community and excellent interpersonal skills.

Desirable skills:

This position requires at least 5 years of experience in HR related roles. In addition to a solid knowledge of relevant Belgian legislation and excellent IT skills, understanding of participatory change-management and an interest in organisational design, mediation and would be considered a plus.

Main tasks:

HR Admin (EFC – reporting to EFC Finance and Administration Officer)

  • Providing monthly payroll data for the payroll/pensions/insurances
  • Pre-screening of CVs and arranging interviews for candidates (when required)
  • Writing the terms of employment & contracts for new employees
  • Dealing with maternity leave, thematic leaves
  • Support induction for new colleagues

Development of processes (reporting with EFC CEO & Dafne Executive Director)

  • Development of HR policies, improving transparency, clarity and equality, including a specific focus on staff inductions, appraisal, remuneration and training
  • Reinforcement of HR admin system
  • Development of measures needed for monitoring and support of staff well-being
  • Support the transition of staff to the new organisation and undertake necessary step to facilitate the smooth transition

Languages:

English (excellent command both written and oral)

French (excellent command both written and oral)

Dutch considered a great plus – any other language is an asset

Our offer:

  • A versatile position in a dynamic organisation committed to social good, working with a great team of international colleagues, pulling together to bring value to a vast and diverse membership of 250 philanthropic organisations active in Europe and around the world.
  • An attractive salary commensurate with experience and extra-legal benefits including hospitalisation insurance, and, after one year, group insurance
  • Monthly public transport reimbursement
  • A contribution toward one language course per year, up to €250
  • An attractive holiday regime in line with Belgian legislation and the European Commission holiday calendar
  • Lunch vouchers
  • A flexible and friendly work atmosphere in a beautiful building in the centre of Brussels

 A bit about us

The European Foundation Centre, based in Brussels, is the platform for and champion of institutional philanthropy – with a focus on Europe, but also with an eye to the global philanthropic landscape. We bring together an international network of 200+ member foundations working in areas as diverse as culture, migration, health, socio-economic development and employment, scientific excellence, civil and human rights, environment etc.

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe, Dafne, brings together 30 national associations across Europe, representing over 10.000 public-benefit foundations, big and small, who want to make a difference to society. Dafne leads, strengthens and builds the field for the common good in Europe. DAFNE is involved in four key areas: advocacy, peer exchange, communications and research that are needs-based and future-oriented.

During the course of this year Dafne and EFC will join forces to become one organisation and one voice for philanthropy.  Together we will provide a stronger and more effective infrastructure to help institutional philanthropy tackle today’s and tomorrow’s challenges in an increasingly complex world.

How to apply

Please send your CV and half page cover letter including the names of two references to jobs@efc.be, using “HR Officer” as your email subject by 12 March. Interviews will be organised online during the week of 22 March. The EFC is an equal opportunity employer and warmly welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds. The selected candidate will be asked to join the team as soon as possible.

For more information about the EFC, please check out our website (www.efc.be), Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts to see what we’re all about!

For more information about Dafne, please check our website www.dafne-online.eu .

The EFC and Dafne are equal opportunities employers and warmly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

Manager of Funder Stewardship – Strategic Partnerships

European Climate Foundation

Application Deadline:

Date Posted: 18 Dec 2020

About the European Climate Foundation

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.

ECF is a network organisation that plays four key roles in the climate philanthropy community – strategic grantmaker, throught leader, narrative shaper and network enabler. We support over 300 grantee partners to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

Position

Key responsibilities

The postholder will swiftly develop an in-depth understanding of the ECF funding partnership landscape. The postholder will forge strong working relationships with relevant contacts in partner organisations. Working closely with Strategic Partnerships and programme co-workers, the postholder will develop a comprehensive stewardship programme including bespoke plans for ECF’s top funding partners. The postholder will ensure that the stewardship programme integrates ECF’s funder reporting, renewal and donor communications cycles. The postholder will manage the rollout of the Strategic Partnerships team flagship webinar series (the Green Deal Knowledge Network) and will oversee and prepare the content of briefs for senior Foundation executives’ group and individual donor meetings.

The Senior Manager, Funder Stewardship will be responsible for:

  • Designing, implementing and project managing a comprehensive stewardship plan for all ECF funding partners
  • Advising and guiding internal stakeholders on benchmark stewardship practice in philanthropy
  • Overseeing the coherence and delivery of donor reporting
  • Leading and project managing the preparation of proposals for funding renewals
  • Managing discrete stewardship initiatives such as the Green Deal webinar series and other pilot projects
  • Leading strong working level partnerships with peers in funding partner organisations
  • Collaborating with ECF’s Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team to maximise MEL tools for funder stewardship.

Requirements

Experience and competencies

The ideal candidate has at least 8 years experience in a philanthropic advancement setting with hands-on experience of fundraising and funder relations processes and cycles.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a philanthropic advancement or funder relations environment such as higher education or the not-for-profit sector;
  • Frontline experience of dealing with philanthropic foundations;
  • Project management and line management skills;
  • Negotiation skills – finding balance between what donors ask and what ECF can deliver;
  • A donor centred approach in complex multi-stakeholder partnerships and /or working with mission driven colleagues;
  • Very strong verbal, written and presentational skills in English, other languages are an asset;
  • Structure, driven and ability to manage multiple simultaneous processes;
  • Proven track record of working in an environment that demands professionalism, discretion and confidentiality;
  • Genuine interest in the mission and values of the ECF.

Personal attributes

The Manager of Funder Partnerships is a team player, a flexible person, and is a good listener. Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to go the extra mile when necessary, the Manager brings a positive, can-do attitude to the team and exudes joy and pride in being an advancement professional.

Other information

What we offer

  • The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international group of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;
  • A flexible work environment and a space to develop and challenge yourself;
  • A full-time permanent contract.

Location

London preferred, Brussels, Paris or Berlin possible.

Start date

As soon as possible.

How to apply

Please upload below your CV and cover letter (both in English).

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications will be treated confidentially. We will store your information in our internal database unless you specifically request otherwise.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We strongly encourage candidates from historically disadvantaged or marginalised groups to apply.

Fundraising Officer – Strategic Partnerships

European Climate Foundation

Application Deadline:

Date Posted: 18 Dec 2020

About the European Climate Foundation

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.

ECF is a network organisation that plays four key roles in the climate philanthropy community – strategic grantmaker, thought leader, narrative shaper and network enabler. We support over 300 grantee partners to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

Position

Context of the role

This exciting new role will bring fresh fundraising perspectives to the Strategic Partnerships team of advancement professionals that is responsible for fundraising strategy and donor relations.

Over the last 18 months, ECF has significantly increased its funding base and expanded to include both professionally staffed philanthropic foundations as well as individual donors across the world. Nonetheless, climate makes up only 2% of the world’s philanthropy which means there are many more potential funding partners out there than we currently know. This role will suit a candidate interested in building a career in philanthropic fundraising.

Key responsibilities

The postholder will contribute to the fundraising pipeline and will be responsible for developing and maintaining a dynamic prospective funding partner database. The postholder will develop research and analysis of modern philanthropic players, alliances, groups and individuals.

The Fundraising Officer will be responsible for:

  • Prospect research – develop and maintain a dynamic prospect funder database;
  • Data analysis – research, collate and present relevant philanthropic donor data;
  • Alliances and memberships – coordinate and maximise the SP team’s membership of various funding alliances and membership groups;
  • Internal coordination and communication: liaising with ECF’s programme teams, platforms and communications teams to ensure proper and timely sharing of funding partner information;
  • Briefs and presentations – assist SP team members with the development of fundraising briefs, presentations and other documentation.

Requirements

Experience and competencies

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 year’s experience in a sales or philanthropic fundraising environment.

The following attributes are sought by applicants:

  • Proven ability to research, analyse and aggregate large volumes of data;
  • Strong verbal, written and presentational skills in English, other languages are an asset;
  • Track record of dealing with data and information with discretion and confidentiality;
  • Highly organised, experience of project management an asset;
  • Strong networking skills;
  • Multi-media and social media creativity;
  • Intellectual curiosity and a genuine interest in the mission and values of the organisation.

Personal attributes

The Fundraising Officer is a team player with a positive, can-do attitude and creative mindset who wants to develop their career in professional advancement, specifically in the fields of fundraising and donor relations.

Other information

What we offer

  • An excellent opportunity to develop fundraising expertise and a highly sought-after skillset;
  • The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international group of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;
  • A flexible work environment and a space to develop and challenge yourself;
  • A one-year contract.

Location

Brussels or Paris, other ECF locations can be considered.

Start date

As soon as possible.

How to apply

Please upload your CV and cover letter (both in English).

Candidates need to be in the possession of a work permit for the work location in case applicable.

All applications will be treated confidentially. We will store your information in our internal database unless you specifically request otherwise.

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