Senior Partnerships Manager (m/f/x)

  • Brussels, Belgium | Remote


  • Full-time, > 5 years experience

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist : 28.11.2023


We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, energy and commitment to take on the  new role of

Senior Partnerships Manager

and collaborate closely with the Director to develop and deliver the strategy for our next phase of our growth. You will work with our existing philanthropic partners to deepen our relationships, research new potential partners and scout opportunities to influence the philanthropic field by sharing the Fund’s unique perspective.

This role can be part time or full time. The job can be based in Brussels, in the office of our host organisation, the Network of European Foundations, or remote (+/- 1 hour Central Europe Time). It will require frequent travel to events around Europe, something we try to do by train where possible.

We welcome applicants with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. This is a dynamic and growing field which will benefit from people who bring fresh ideas and perspectives. We value diversity and especially encourage applications from people who consider themselves under represented in this sector.

If you are interested in applying but uncertain if it’s right for you, please contact the Fund director Catherine Miller

What you will do:

  • Translate the Fund’s strategic priorities into an actionable programme of work and set of fundraising goals  with support from the Director
  • Build and deepen relationships with the Fund’s philanthropic partners, ensuring we understand their priorities
  • Identify opportunities for new funder relationships, partnerships and collaborations to grow funding to our grantees
  • Develop internal systems to support funder relations and grants management
  • Draft grant applications and reports in collaboration with relevant team members
  • Organise events – in person and remote – and represent the Fund at international forums
  • Work closely with the Networks and Communications Manager to produce a regular output of tailored and group updates and assets

What you will bring to the role:

We’re a small team delivering a big, challenging and urgent mission. We are looking for someone who will bring passion and initiative, with a practical and positive approach.

  • A strong commitment to the mission and values of the European AI & Society Fund
  • Demonstrable expertise and experience of securing foundation funding especially in Europe and North America
  • Strong strategic thinking and the ability to spot opportunities and respond to them swiftly
  • A deep understanding of philanthropy and of what it takes for a foundation to engage with an emergent and cross-cutting issue like AI
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and experience building new relationships, and deepening existing ones, with foundation partners
  • Native level English with excellent writing skills across different formats and for a range of audiences. Additional languages are welcome.
  • Strong communication skills and powers of persuasion, both in person and online
  • Highly proactive and organised, able to work independently and prioritise a busy workload and stakeholders to deadline with consistent quality
  • A collaborative way of working, a hands on approach and the ability to connect with and be at ease with people from a wide range of backgrounds, both in person and online.


What we offer:

  • A gross salary of €66,000 – €68,000 per annum (part time pro-rata) depending on level of experience, accompanied by a benefits package;
  • A 2- year contract with the potential to become permanent, or contract if preferred
  • Full time or part time work (minimum 60% FTE)
  • Flexibility to work remotely
  • An inclusive culture and a competent, self-motivated, self-managed and sympathetic team

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and CV (each no more than 2 pages) by 28th November 2023. Please state your preferred location and whether you wish to work full time or part time.  Interviews will be held by Zoom 7th and 8th December.

The Fund is not in a position to sponsor visa applications. Please confirm in your application that you have the right to work in your chosen location, and that you have visa free travel within Europe.

Senior Partnerships Manager (m/f/x)

Veröffentlicht am: 14.11.2023