Legacy Fundraising Officer (m/f/d) 

Fulltime | 40 hours per week | Vienna (Austria) or London (UK)


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

You would 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:

  • Develop and implement a Legacy Strategy/Action Plan for FOUR PAWS International
  • Identify actions and activities together with the International Fundraising team to continue building an international legacy pipeline
  • Further develop the International Legacy Programme by identifying potential Legacy pledgers/donors, cultivating, and stewarding potential legacy donors through the website, e-mailing, legacy pledger journey, social media actions and other activities
  • Create and organise events, workshops, legacy webinars for Legacy pledgers or potential pledgers
  • Manage and monitor all International Legacy pledges and gifts together with the Legal and Finance Department
  • Create and nurture a Legacy Fundraising community by Identifying and promoting the share of best practices and knowledge/skill-sharing opportunities for legacy fundraisers in national offices
  • Collaborate with the Major Giving Team in establishing KPI’s and reports to monitor and assess progress of the global legacy strategy
  • Support the major giving team by coordinating information from Programmes to the national offices, distributing key information and stewardship of International donors


Your profile ideally illustrates:

  • Relevant professional education, preferably to a degree level
  • Ideally, several years of experience in individual giving with a focus on digital fundraising or legacy fundraising in an international organisation
  • Experience in donor identification and supporter/donor journeys, online and/or offline
  • Database system experience, Salesforce is an advantage
  • Awareness and understanding of trends, legislation, and best practice guidelines in relation to legacy fundraising is a plus
  • Strong communication skills to convey program goals and inspire donors to consider a legacy


Our offer includes:

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • The role will offer an interesting and varied workload, potential to grow with the role and within the organisation, the opportunity to work for a leading international animal welfare organisation as well as the chance to make a real difference for animals
  • If employed in Austria or the UK: A gross salary of minimum EUR 40.000,- per year negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position

We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity, and plurality.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your cover letter and CV in English as well as your salary requirements to:


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Silvia Morales, Fundraising Advisor Emerging Markets and Major Gifts Specialist

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