PAX is the largest peace organization in the Netherlands. We work to protect civilians against acts of war, to end armed violence and to build inclusive peace.
We work in conflict areas worldwide, together with local partners and people who, just like us, believe that everyone has a right to a dignified life in a peaceful society.
Purpose and position of institutional fundraising
Peace and security are matters of life or death. As one of our institutional fundraisers, you help PAX realize a more peaceful and safer world.
PAX is successful in winning grants from governments and corporate foundations in multiple countries. Our goal is to significantly increase funding from various sources, identify new donors and to manage due diligence processes for donor contracts.
Particularly with Dutch Foundations, PAX has a world to gain.
The fundraising team consists of nine people and occupies a strategic position within the organisation. In the team, four people focus on individual giving in the Dutch market, while four fundraisers focus on institutional donors, the Dutch Postcode Lottery and Dutch Foundations, supported by an assistant.
In addition, the PAX Board of Directors is proactive in reaching out to potential donors and experienced in building PAX’s profile.
To realize PAX’s institutional fundraising ambitions and due to the departure of one colleague and the maternity leave of another (both part-time roles), we are currently looking for an
Institutional Fundraiser (1,0 fte)
This position primarily focusses on the European Commission , the German and Swiss government and related institutions , as well as Dutch Foundations .
The focus of this position will be on identification as well as on compliance and relation-management with institutional donors and (large) foundations in aforementioned markets.
We are looking for
Our ideal new colleague has the knowledge and people skills needed to externally increase financial support for PAX’s work and internally engage colleagues to develop proposals and ensure compliance with grant conditions.
PAX is looking for someone who can identify and capitalise on opportunities in selected markets, a (near-) native English speaker with an equally profound knowledge and experience of the Dutch language, with an entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit, as well as a passion for fundraising.
Because of the demanding contractual obligations of various institutional donors, we look for someone who works in a systematic and accurate way, knows his / her way with bureaucratic procedures and deadlines, working closely together with colleagues of various departments within PAX.
We ask for
Procedure and information
Get to know our work at www.paxforpeace.nl.
Interested candidates matching the profile and requirements are requested to send their CV (max 2 pages) and a motivation letter (max 1 page) in English addressed to Michael (Chiel) Roelands, Institutional Fundraiser, solely by using the application form at the bottom of our vacancy-website.
Closing date for applications to this position is the 22nd of May 2022.
PAX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone with skills, passion and courage to participate. We invite applicants from all backgrounds, also with special needs, to apply for this position.
Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.