Start: October 2019 or later – Office: Berlin or Remote – full time

Your opportunities and responsibilities at Kiron

  • Act as primary grant writer for Kiron and being responsible for all duties related to the grant writing life cycle(from scoping to reporting) 
  • Develop and write grant proposals, narratives and budgets for foundations, corporations and government funding agencies, persuasively communicating Kiron’s mission and product in order to secure funding 
  • Tracking and reporting on the status of all opportunities, i.e. relevant news and government policy development and/or information on the profile of existing fundraising activity of donors
  • Manage stakeholders and build relationships with current and prospective funders, working together with our Head of Donor Relations to determine which ones would best address our organizational needs


Your set of skills

  • You completed a Master’s degree and you can demonstrate a track record of successful grant applications (ideally in the non-profit sector)
  • You have excellent writing skills in both German and English
  • You have an excellent analytical, problem-solving and research skills in order to plan and implement Kiron’s grant writing strategy
  • You are highly motivated, adaptable, stress resistant 
  • You have the ability to work in a highly autonomous environment by managing your own workflow and working towards tight deadlines
  • You share our vision of free and democratic access to higher education for refugees and disadvantage communities worldwide and want to apply your grant writing skills to secure the financial means to achieve this vision


Our offer

  • The atmosphere of a digitally savvy, innovative and fast-paced social startup and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team
  • The opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and work in a environment that values flexibility, autonomy, and transparency 
  • Flexible working hours, 30 days vacation & a generous home office policy


Ready to join our mission? Apply now!

Send your application via email with the subject GR + your name. Include your cover letter, CV, location and possible starting date in English or German in a single PDF file until the 07.10.2019 to:

Camila Sarmanho