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Head of Fundraising

ProVeg International

ProVeg International


Fundraising or development







Middle or junior management

Mgmt responsibilities: 

Animal Charity Evaluators Review: 

Previously recommended


Date posted:


None listed

About the Role

Do you love fundraising and are a strong leader? Not only can you look back on at least 6 years of professional experience with verifiable financial success in raising funds (with a focus on the acquisition of large donations and support programs), but also on a resilient network to develop new financing channels? Then we look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you in a personal interview!

Reports to: Management, ProVeg eV 
Department: Fundraising
Location: Berlin, Germany
Weekly hours: 35-40 hours per week
Annual salary: max. EUR 55,000 for 40 hours a week (depending on the fit to the position)
Contract: limited to two years with good prospect of extension

Acquisition of major donations and funding programs (60%)
* Large donation fundraising (30%): Ongoing acquisition and support of new donors in the large donation segment nationwide
* Application management (30%): Analysis and evaluation of medium-term funding opportunities at federal, state and local level as well as internationally
* Active application management
* Ongoing coordination with management and cross-departmental teamwork to achieve fundraising goals
* Representation of ProVeg at events for the acquisition of the above target groups  
* Strategic planning and management of new formats for target group development in the large donation segment

Team leadership and strategy (40%)
* Strategic further development of the fundraising area at ProVeg eV (content/personnel)
* Strategic and operational objectives, planning of activities and measures as well as control of the results in fundraising at ProVeg eV to achieve the annual income forecast and long-term fundraising   
* Close cooperation with the management as well as other executives and ProVeg countries for a financially and substantively profitable as well as transparent cooperation geared to the dynamic market
* Technical and disciplinary management of the fundraising team (currently four permanent employees, one student assistant and one federal voluntary service position)
* As well as supporting employees in operational and strategic planning 

* At least six years of professional experience in fundraising, marketing or sales, ideally in an NGO or in a veggie-related area
* At least three years of management experience in small to medium-sized teams), ideally also remotely
* Demonstrable success in the management of applications and funding programs (Germany, EU, International) from an annual volume of EUR 50,000
* Demonstrable success in acquiring large donations from a single donation of EUR 50,000
* Demonstrable success in developing new target groups and generating leads in campaigning on a strategic level
* Strong own network to open up new financing channels
* Completed studies (business administration, communication, etc.) as well as relevant further training and certifications (e.g. fundraising academy)
* Empathetic and motivating leadership style
* High resilience and confident appearance
* Very high level of identification with the values and goals of ProVeg
* Ideally, you have been part of the plant-based movement for a long time and are extremely familiar with the veggie scene, both in the B2C/B2B sector and with developments at the political level.

About the Organisation

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing animal-based products with plant-based and cultured alternatives. We work with decision-making bodies, companies, investors, the media, and the general public to help the world transition to a society and economy that are less reliant on animal agriculture and more sustainable for all humans, animals, and our planet. We have offices in nine countries across four continents and are active around the world. ProVeg has a permanent observer status with the UNFCCC, special consultative status with ECOSOC, is accredited for UNEA, and has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award.

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