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Project Assistant ( Fundraising Focus)

Status: Closed

  • Employment

Organisation: European Media and Information Fund

Deadline: 08/12/2023

Location: Florence, Italy

The European Media and Information Fund (EMIF) is looking for a Project Assistant – Fundraising Focus who will provide organisational and logistical support to the Project Directors of European Media and Information Fund.

 Main tasks will include:

  • Supporting the Project Directors and team in the planning, diversification and implementation of a fundraising strategy for EMIF;
  • Researching potential donors and external funding opportunities;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with current and prospect donors;
  • If required, providing fundraising support to other EUI STG activities related to countering disinformation.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent according to EHEA) in social sciences, business or related field;
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management skills, excellent networking and interpersonal communication skills acquired through previous experience.


  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in fundraising activities with proven results of reached targets;
  • Previous proven experience in fundraising for philanthropic institutions, media or civil society organisations;
  • Previous proven experience in working in international and multicultural environments;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the European policy and research debate on online disinformation.

Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written (CEFR level: C1 or above). Knowledge of other languages constitutes an advantage.

Contract Type:

  • Full-time (30/30, 40 hours/week).
  • 12 months, start date negotiable. This contract may be further renewed (several times and conditional to the availability of funds), leading to an extension of the period of service up to a total of 5 years, including the first contract period.


  • The basic net monthly salary after taxes is approximately 2,870 Euro, plus allowances if applicable.


  • The closing date for applications is 08 December 2023 at midnight (Florence time).

Learn more here and apply.

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