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Job Announcement: Alumni Outreach and Development Manager

Fulbright Austria has promoted mutual understanding and cooperation between the peoples of Austria and the United States of America since 1950. We fulfill this mission by sponsoring exchange grants for Austrian and American students, scholars, artists, and teaching assistants. The connection between our grantees and Fulbright Austria within the Fulbright Austria community exists well after the grant period. Developing and managing these relationships is an integral part of Fulbright Austria’s activities. To deepen the relationship with our alumni and to expand our community in Austria and the USA, Fulbright Austria is seeking an alumni outreach and development manager for our office in Vienna, Austria. You will work closely with the executive director and program officers to enhance our engagement with alumni and donors. You will bring experience in successfully organizing fundraising campaigns to allow Fulbright Austria to create new opportunities for our grantees.


Fulbright Alumni Outreach and Development Manager

Your responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for all alumni and friends of Fulbright
  • Supporting and expanding the network of alumni and friends
  • Planning, developing, and implementing outreach activities
  • Event management and organization of fundraising activities
  • Managing our donation platform
  • Database quality management as well as tracking
  • Constant research and building of strategic networks


Your qualification profile:

  • Completed degree (equivalent to a master’s degree or above) in a related field (e.g., marketing, media, journalism, event management, or similar)
  • Successful track record in alumni and relationship management or fundraising
  • Grasp of and ability to navigate cross-cultural and cross-professional differences
  • Curiosity, an investigative attitude, and an interest in data management
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English (C1 or higher)
  • Experience in the professional use of social-media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook as well as of standard MS Office programs
  • Empathetic, open, and communicative personality with ideas and the motivation to realize them
  • Team player attitude, reliable, and able to prioritize and organize


Our offer:

  • Work in a meaningful, mission-driven environment
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Free space to design the future of the alumni network
  • Active support of a motivated team and collaboration with well-known universities
  • Modern office directly in the MuseumsQuartier


Remuneration: Depending on qualifications and previous experience, we offer a minimum annual gross salary of €38,000.
Starting date: negotiable (as soon as possible)
Interested? Please send your application including motivation letter and CV in English as PDFs to anita.stadlmann(at)wolkenrot.at (Wolkenrot Personalmanagement GmbH) as soon as possible. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.




Volunteering and Internships

Are you interested in volunteering at Fulbright Austria? Volunteer opportunities include assisting with outreach and alumni events, education fairs, and projects at the Fulbright Austria office. To register your interest in volunteering, please complete this form (https://goo.gl/forms/jTQ9v1gzjMZYb8We2). You will be entered in our volunteer pool, and a member of our staff will contact you when an appropriate opportunity arises.


For Fulbright alumni in Austria, please consult the website of Austrian Fulbright Alumni.

For US Fulbright alumni, please consult the website of the Fulbright Association: http://fulbright.org/


Honorary Co-Chairs of the Austrian-American Educational Commission Board

Dr. Iris Eliisa Rauskala
Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research
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Ambassador Trevor D. Traina
Embassy of the United States in Austria
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Austrian-American Educational Commission 2019 Board Members

Prof. Mitchell Ash
Department of History, University of Vienna

Dr. Marcus Bergmann
Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, 
Department V.3.

Prof. Maria-Regina Kecht
Wissenschaftskompetenz Wien (WikoWi)

Mr. Nathanael Lynn
Assistant Counselor for Public Affairs, US Embassy Vienna

Prof. Roberta Maierhofer
Director of the Center for Inter-American Studies
Former Vice-Rector for International Relations at the University of Graz

Dr. Daniel Mattern 
Counselor for Public Affairs, US Embassy Vienna

Prof. Johannes Michael Rainer
Department of Law, University of Salzburg

Prof. Alexander Somek
Professor of Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna

Prof. Antoinette Van Zabner Zinn-Zinnenburg
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Mag. Barbara Weitgruber, MA
Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research


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Hermann Agis, PhD
Executive Director
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Dune Johnson, BA
Teaching Assistant Program Officer
Web and Content Manager
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                              Franziska Brunner, MM
                              Scholar Program Officer
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Darrah Lustig, MAIS
Student Program Officer
EducationUSA Educational Adviser
Social Media Manager
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Karin Schachner, MA
Office Manager
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A-1070 Wien,Austria/Europe
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Email: Staff(at)fulbright.at


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