Full-time / Vienna

FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and offices in 14 other countries. Founded by Heli Dungler in 1988, the organisation strives to help animals in need with sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, companions animals and wild animals kept in inappropriate conditions. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly.

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

Main duties:

  • Being responsible for handling own fundraising projects as well as supporting the fundraising team in day to day activities

  • Adapting global fundraising products to Austrian needs e.g. DRTV Spots, petitions

  • Independent handling of small fundraising projects online and offline including social media

  • Concepting, texting, implementing, dispatching and administrating of donation programmes

  • Coordinating project tasks and communicating with internal and external stakeholders e.g. agencies and consultants

  • Being responsible for Web data management such as petitions, newsletters, ads

  • Producing advertising material and organising events


  • Completed education or degree in Fundraising, Communication or similar

  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience and know-how in on- and offline-fundraising, marketing or communication

  • Very good MS-Office skills and IT knowledge

  • Excellent writing and communication in German and proficient command of English (CEF B2)

  • A feeling for speech and language as well as being a talent in planning and organising

  • Flexible, reliable and committed personality and being a proactive networker with excellent social skills

  • Team player with a well-structured, efficient way of working and the ability to multitask

  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS issues and values

What we 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 located close to the centre of Vienna** with the great chance to experience the rich culture and history of Austria

  • Work experience in Headquarters of an international organisation limited to 12 months

  • Local and international career development opportunities


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

We offer you a gross salary of minimum EUR 38.000 per year, depending on your qualifications, skills and professional experience.

Are you looking for such an opportunity?
We look forward to meeting you!

Please send your application in English until the 11th of November 2018, preferably via email, to

VIER PFOTEN – Stiftung für Tierschutz

Ingrid Kaiser, Head of Fundraising