Organisation: European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Position: Head of Resource Development (Fundraising)
Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Closing date: 01/07/2018 (day/month/year)
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) carries out fundamental research in the molecular life sciences and is one of the highest ranked scientific research organizations in the world. EMBL is a European intergovernmental organisation with its main laboratory in Heidelberg (Germany) and additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Rome (Italy).
EMBL has a fully established and successful fundraising office with a growing network of top level supporters. To enter into the next phase, EMBL prepares for a large capital campaign around its 50th anniversary in 2024, which will focus on priority projects for EMBL’s future addressing pressing societal needs and opportunities.
The Head of Resource Development reports directly to the Director of EMBL and leads EMBL’s Office of Resource Development, overseeing the Friends of EMBL and Corporate Partnership programs as well as all other fundraising activities of the laboratory. The office is currently staffed with five team members covering the aforementioned areas including office coordination.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
Applicants must be able to demonstrate senior experience and success in major gift fundraising, ideally in the academic/scientific sector. They must be able to self-sufficiently take on the duties and responsibilities described above.
Required qualifications and experience:
Contract Duration: 5 years, renewable - please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
The remuneration package comprises from a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment.
Due to the special status of EMBL as an intergovernmental organization, the candidate will not require a working visa.
We are working with Brakeley Fundraising Consultants for this recruitment – don’t hesitate to contact Brakeley’s Managing Director firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the position.
Closing date upon successful filling of the post; we recommend that you apply before 1st July.
To apply, please visit www.embl.org/jobs, refer to Reference Number: HD_01324 and submit your application online in English language.
Contact person: Johannes Ruzicka
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2018-07-01
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