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Major Donor Fundraiser (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany


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 www.four-paws.org.

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

  • Advising people who are interested in making a large donation to animal welfare and actively maintaining relationships via telephone, letters, emails and personal visits
  • Developing a care plan for potential testators
  • Being responsible for planning and implementing various programmes and events in the fundraising field
  • Managing fundraising measures, planning and developing new measures to attract and retain major donors
  • Representing FOUR PAWS Germany at networking and specialist events


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convincingly engage with potential donors
  • Cultivated and engaging demeanor
  • Willingness to travel/driver’s license
  • Confident skills with MS Office
  • Experience in sales/key account management
  • Excellent German and good English skills both written and spoken
  • 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
  • A dog-friendly workplace, easily accessible by public transport, with a dynamic and pleasant working environment
  • Fully paid Deutschland-Ticket
  • Flexible and family-friendly working arrangements including the option of up to 60% from home
  • Fully covered pension payments after six months of employment


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact bewerbung@vier-pfoten.de if you require assistance applying to this position.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV and cover letter to:


Contact us

Azita Bellmann, HR Specialist


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