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Yunus Social Business – Global Initiatives: Partnerships Manager (m/f/d), 31.10.

Yunus Social Business – Global Initiatives (YSB), based in Berlin, is looking for a Partnerships Manager (m/f/d), starting as soon as possible.


  • Expected start date: As soon as possible
  • Base location: Berlin
  • Travel requirement: international

Your Responsibilities

You will be responsible for an annual multi-million fundraising goal. You will report to the Global Director Partnerships & Investor Relations. Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Managing the whole lifecycle for major donors & investors (public and private foundations, development agencies, multilateral donor organizations, impact investing funds) from lead generation, proposal design, contract negotiation to financial and impact reporting
  • Cultivate and grow a network of long-term major donors & investors with a focus on funders in the EU, UK and US
  • Design strong proposals responding to funders requirements, including value proposition, deliverables, detailed budgets, impact projections, monitoring frameworks and implementation plans
  • Closely align with global management team and local country teams on strategic fundraising needs, lead creation, proposal development, project implementation and reporting requirements
  • Gain deep understanding of YSB’s financing operations and portfolio companies
  • Attend and present at international conferences (Skoll World Forum, ANDE Annual Conference …)
  • Support planning of and attend partner trips in YSB’s countries of operation
  • Stay ahead of trends in the impact investing sector, international development and social enterprise
  • Maintenance of donor & investor management tool/ CRM tool

Your Background, Experience & Skills

  • Minimum three years experience in any of the following fields:
    • Fundraising for large foundation, impact fund or non-profits
    • Business development in the private sector (preferably B2B)
    • Professional services, e.g. management consulting, private banking or family office
  • A university degree in economics, business administration, international development, or related fields
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively deliver complex, technical ideas in a compelling form (strong writing and presentation skills)

Your Personal Qualities

  • Superior attention to detail in writing and data consistency
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, self-driven and can-do mentality
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving sector
  • Excellent relationship builder and sales talent with independent work style
  • Objectives-driven and rigorous follow-through
  • Passion for social business and the ventures we invest in
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation is a plus
  • Fluency in written and oral English; German an advantage
  • Flexibility to travel internationally

What we offer

  • A great opportunity to use your talent, skills and enthusiasm to help create social businesses with us
  • An exciting work environment with great scope for taking on significant responsibilities within projects and within a growing and developing organization
  • The opportunity to work closely with a dynamic, international and open-minded team

How to Apply

Please apply to applications@yunussb.com (incl. the subject line “Partnerships Manager”) by 31st October, sending

  • A meaningful covering letter, explaining your motivation for the job, your enthusiasm for the role and, most importantly what makes you a good fit for the position
  • Your resume
  • Your salary expectations and possible starting date

We hope for your understanding that we will only contact suitable candidates.

Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis.

Available at https://www.yunussb.com/partnerships-manager

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