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Vier Pfoten International sucht Member of Excutive Board

Für die Abteilung International Fundraising and Marketing sucht Vier Pfoten International ein geschäftsführendes Vorstandsmitglied.

For more than two decades, FOUR PAWS as an international, independent non-profit organization has consistently and successfully focused on our vision: a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding. We aim to achieve this goal through our projects, campaigns, rescue work and rapid response units.


Founded in Austria FOUR PAWS as VIER PFOTEN the organisation runs offices and projects in 12 countries in 3 continents to create sustainable solutions for animals in need. FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare charity. In order to strengthen our organization we are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as a


Member of Executive Board (m/f)

Division: International Fundraising & Marketing

Vienna / Headquarters


Main duties:

  •     Develop, adjust and oversee our overall international fundraising and communication strategy
  •     Guide our international appearance and positioning and oversee new market development
  •     Oversee the build up of an international media/agency network
  •     Lead our mobilization plan both online and offline
  •     Manage International Fundraising and Communications Directors
  •     Set up fundraising and communication strategies for special target groups (e.g. global ambassadors, children etc.)
  •     Steer the overall organization in collective leadership with the two other members of the Executive Board (CEO, CFO)



  •     Multi-years’ experience in the fields of fundraising, communications (PR and marketing) in NGOs
  •     Several years of management of bigger teams, preferably in international organisations
  •     Proven strategic planning, team management and reporting skills
  •     Strong track record in successfully delivering communications strategies
  •     An already existing external network of contacts in the fields of fundraising and communications in our key markets
  •     Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English and ideally one more language with German as an advantage
  •     A good balance of drive and facilitation/empowerment skills
  •     Working knowledge of relevant IT systems including MIS, CRM, Donor Relations Management systems or relations database systems
  •     Effective people management and interpersonal skills with a facilitative leadership style
  •     High degree of flexibility and a willingness and ability to travel internationally
  •     Dedication and passion for the cause and the role
  •     Ideally experience in Social Media Campaigning


If you are interested to bring in your values in a dynamic and challenging working environment and if you enjoy being part of a fully integrated and respectful cooperation within an international organization we offer you to gain work experience on a high level of dedication! For this exciting job opportunity we offer you a minimum gross salary of EUR 75.000,-- per year plus benefits.


To apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post along with your CV/resume (no photos) in English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to the recruiting consultant Isabel Leal at rrhh@darylupsall.com. Applications sent by other means will not be considered.


Please ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put "Four Paws – Gen. Mgr. FR & Marketing" in the email subject line and state how you came across about the job announcement. Only applicants with formal permission to work in the European Union may apply.


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