We are seeking to fill the position of Development & Partnership Manager at the Haimhausen Campus. A cover contract for a period of 12 months will be offered, starting in January 2022.

Goal: To help maintain a culture of giving at BIS & to keep the fundraising activity & the community and partnership relations running smoothly. 

Responsibilites/Duties:

  • Prospect research of the BIS community & of external local contacts e.g. parents, alumni, companies, High Net Worth Individuals.
  • Identify potential major donors or partners & initiate the relationship. In addition, manage the engagement of these donors.
  • Maintain and proactively manage a list of prospect donors & supporters.
  • Support Executive Board, Supervisory Board & Head of Communications in the solicitation of diverse categories of funds and sponsorships.
  • Management of BIS Connect - the Fundraising & Alumni platform & database.
  • Act as an internal liaison point between the various individuals within BIS involved in Fundraising activities.
  • Work closely with the Communications team to develop Fundraising communication. 
  • Manage the relationships with the sponsors and keeping them updated with news about BIS, so they support us again in the future.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master of Arts in Communication or equivalent, e.g. 1-2 years of experience in Project Management, Fundraising or Business Development/Relationship Management
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage several milestones and projects efficiently
  • Good listening skills and ability to foster positive relationships with current and potential fundraising and business partners
  • Ability to work well within a small team, with an “all hands on deck mentality”
  • Administrative/office skills, e.g. proficient with technology
  • Professional written and interpersonal skills
  • Event organisation experience would be a plus
  • Fluency in German and English (written and spoken) 

The full job description is available on www.bis-school.com/careers.

Please send your complete application including a cover letter, up-to-date CV and a list of references (ideally in one document not to exceed 5MB) to our Human Resources department at recruitment@bis-school.com.