Fundraiser in European Youth Press

Deadline: 29 August 2014
Open to: candidates with experience in fundraising, project management and NGOs
Remuneration: 2,400 € monthly


The European Youth Press (EYP) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced person to fill the position of fundraiser. When applicable, the candidate may also have project management responsibilities. The selected candidate will be requested to work part-time to full-time for EYP at their secretariat in Brussels and is, under the guidance of the executive board, responsible for:

  • Identifying and writing grant and project proposals;
  • Actively looking for additional funding through sponsorships, advertisement;
  • Drafting a fundraising strategy for the European Youth Press;
  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities;
  • Developing and coordinating web-based fundraising;
  • External representation at different events, organisations and political institutions in the Brussels area;
  • External communication and support for Member Organisations of the EYP;


  • Experience in fundraising, preferably in NGOs;
  • Experience in project management and administration;
  • Experience in non-governmental organisations, preferably on a European level;
  • Basic knowledge of finances and book-keeping;
  • Experience in writing grant applications, ideally for EU grants;
  • Excellent written and spoken command of English knowledge of other languages, in particular French, is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and be familiar with online communication;
  • Developing and coordinating web-based fundraising;
  • A strong interest in the media, prior experience in media making is desirable;
  • At least a Bachelor degree

Please note, that this is not an employment contract; only registered freelancers with a legal proof of this status are eligible to apply for this call.


Monthly gross pay is 2,400€.


Applications should be sent to [email protected] (Subject: Application Fundraiser) until 29 August 2014.

A complete application should include:

  • A motivational letter (max 500 words);
  • A CV including two references (max two (2) pages);
  • A funding proposal that would fit within the mandate of EYP (max 500 words).

Any questions about the position can be directed to [email protected]

Read the official call HERE.

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