Organisation: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.

Position: Team Leader Major Donors

Location: Bonn, Germany

Salary: Commensurate with similar positions


Closing date: 31/10/2021 (day/month/year)

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Team Leader Major Donors

Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a contract duration of two years. At the end of the initial two-year contractual period, there are good prospects for conversion of the contract from a fixed-term to an open-ended employment contract. Employment location will be Bonn, Germany.

Ahead of us lie exciting years, in which we want to further develop our successful major giving program. There's still a high growth potential that we want to tap into. You can help us grow this income stream.

Job description

Your responsibilities

In this role, you will shape the acquisition and stewardship of HNWI and UHNWI by

  • leading and motivating the team
  • handling key accounts with an annual donation in the six- to seven-figure range
  • planning and implementing major giving strategies and the derived marketing measures
  • sharpening and expanding Welthungerhilfe's offers for your target group
  • developing innovative proposals, together with colleagues at HQ and project country level (e.g. in the area of social business)
  • following trends in major donor fundraising and deriving measures from them
  • continuously monitoring data to identify potential growth areas.

Candidate requirements

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnical degree or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in fundraising or the acquisition and stewardship of key accounts
  • Analytical and strategic thinking, as well as the ability to inspire and convince people
  • Creativity and independent, proactive working style
  • Willingness to travel
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to confidently represent Welthungerhilfe externally
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, in German and English

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".


How to apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by October 31, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Sarah Liem-Hartmann. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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Response email: Click here to email the recruiter


Preferred method of response: Any

Closing date: 2021-10-31

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