Assistant To Chief Development Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Organising and coordinating workshops, travels and meetings including the content and the technical logistics
  • Communicating with internal and external partners and authorities on an (inter-)national level
  • Taking care of the contact database and organising the e-mail traffic
  • Managing the Chief Development Officer's contracts and agreements (physically and electronically)
  • Handling the staff and organisational financial tasks regarding national and international guidelines, e.g. expenses accounts and budget forecasts
  • Supporting the Chief Development Officer in diverse topics and projects regarding quality management, organisational development, legal and contractual issues, recruiting and the ongoing GDPR project
  • Preparing statistics, reports and doing investigations


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Work experience in assisting preferably in an international environment
  • Excellent English, German nice to have
  • Multitasking and organisational skills
  • Good time management expertise with the ability to prioritise workload and remain organised while meeting deadlines
  • Active driving licence
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


 Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal-friendly workplace with a dynamic and pleasant job environment
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • Workplace health promotion initiatives
  • An attractive and technically advanced office with excellent public transport links close to the centre of Vienna
  • A gross salary of minimum EUR 35,000 per year with the willingness to pay higher based on your qualifications, skills and professional experience


We are dedicated to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. 

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Contact us

Sabine Rössl, ISG 

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