FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and has offices in more than 10 other countries. Founded by Heli Dungler in 1988, the organisation strives for improvements in animal welfare through sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, wild animals and companion animals kept in inappropriate housing. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly.

FOUR PAWS are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:


Fulltime / Hamburg


Main duties:

  • Developing and implementing a strategic and comprehensive major donor strategy
  • Developing new income streams from Major Donors
  • Identifying, cultivating and servicing private individuals, foundations and corporates
  • Communicating the organisations work to partners and donors and soliciting major gifts
  • Integrating with the international fundraising team
  • Working with project and campaign staff to secure funding and ensure reporting
  • Engaging with existing donors to maximize retention and increase income



  • Degree in fundraising and/or relevant professional qualification
  • 3 – 5 years experience in the field of fundraising with strong emphasis on major donor fundraising
  • Experienced in developing and implementing major donor strategies
  • Ability to work independently, results-oriented and innovative
  • Social competence combined with competitive intelligence
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German (written and oral)
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS issues and values
  • Highly motivated, open-minded and balanced-driven personality


What FOUR PAWS offer:

  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team
  • A fully integrated and respectful partnership within an international organisation
  • An attractive working place with technically advanced infrastructure
  • Work experience in Headquarters of an international organisation
  • Local and international career development opportunities

Are you looking for such an opportunity?
FOUR PAWS is looking forward to meeting you!

Please send your application in English, preferably via email with the reference number 65.001
to our ISG career portal.

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ISG Personalmanagement GmbH
A-1020 Wien, Rustenschacherallee 38
Nicole Fugger, T: +43 1 512 35 05 - 73

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