The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is a lively network of organisations sharing the same vision and a common goal: creating positive societal impact through venture philanthropy.

Country Representative Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH)

Job Opening @ EVPA
Country Representative Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH)

We are looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial professional in the field of impact investing and/or venture philanthropy with a large and relevant network in the DACH region. An inspirational person to build and grow the community, bring relevant knowledge and support to our members and support knowledge sharing between the members in Europe. For this role we are looking for a senior talent who is able to naturally connect to executive leaders from foundations and social impact investment funds, philanthropists and Angel Investors. The role is currently assessed at approximately 90 - 100 days per year (average 2 days a week) with the possibility to be flexible around main events. At EVPA there are many opportunities to grow this role on a European level and build and manage new projects. The DACH representative will be part of the Community Team.

The Country Representative for the DACH region will be the main point of contact for all DACH based members and responsible for:
1. Building a vibrant community: find synergies between members, facilitate peer learning, assess the needs of members and organize gatherings around specific topics and challenges;
2. Growing the community of members by 10% per year
3. Representing EVPA at events and conferences
4. Identifying trends and translate these into new services for members
• Min. 7 years work experience in the Social Investment, Philanthropy or social enterprise ecosystem
• Proven networker and proven ability to build relationships
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of people balanced with data-driven nature (confident using CRM’s, such as Salesforce)
• Entrepreneurial and independent working style
• Public speaking and/or experienced in facilitating small gatherings
• Ability to multi-task, work flexibly/under pressure and can handle confidentiality
• Can take initiative, act with common sense and organize matters
• Flexible workweek with a “seasonal” peak;
• Attend an EVPA training free of charge every year;
• Attend our Annual Conference and “Gathering of Leaders” in Venice
• Support with writing and publishing articles or thought-papers on EVPA channels
• Travel expenses covered

• Consultancy fee according to EU sector standards
• Start date: as soon as possible

Interested in this position? Please direct your CV and motivation letter to
our office manager, Agata Zaza: azaza@evpa.eu.com by April 30 2019


EVPA is a community for members by members. In our community we currently have over 280 members from 30 countries across Europe. In the UK and Ireland combined we currently have over 40 members.
All our members are (related to) funding impact and most of them directly support social impact with financial and non-financial means.


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