Deputy Director Strategic Partnerships

European Council on Foreign Relations Deputy Director Strategic Partnerships
Location Berlin, Germany
Application deadline 25 March 2021
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Salary Competitive salary and generous leave policy
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ECFR (The European Council on Foreign Relations) is a pan-European initiative seeking to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of a coherent, effective and values-based European foreign policy. It has offices in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Sofia and Rome.

The role

The Deputy Director Strategic Partnerships supports ECFR’s Senior Director Strategic Partnerships in ensuring ECFR’s sustainability and increasing its independence by growing its overall income, pursuing fundraising priorities, broadening ECFR’s reach by independently leading in the identification, cultivation, and ongoing engagement of strategic partners in order to achieve annual fundraising targets. Job location is Berlin.

Key roles and responsibilities

Secure and broaden ECFR’s donor base (from governments, corporates, foundations, and major donors) by conceptualizing and implementing tailored strategies for existing as well as potential new donors, with a special focus on corporations and high net worth individuals. Represent ECFR at senior level donor meetings and other related events with stakeholders including relevant grantee fora and conferences. Oversee financial reporting for a range of donors (including foundations, companies, governments, and individuals)

Experience and skills

At least 5-7 years professional experience in fundraising, ideally in an international environment. Proven experience of writing timely, cogent and compelling funding proposals, applications and presentations. Demonstrated ability to draft and compile appropriate activity budgets and expenditure reports. Experience with corporates and individuals a benefit.

Additional information

Good knowledge of German a plus.