Fundraising Director for MSF Denmark

Do you want to make a difference for people in need by doing what you are best at? Are you motivated by leading others in an organization with focus on cross-functional/departmental synergies? Are you ready to work to be part of maintaining MSF Denmark’s position as most credible humanitarian organization in Denmark? If so, we’ve got the job for you.

Together in saving lives

As Fundraising Director, you will be responsible for all private fundraising in MSF Denmark. You will be managing the Fundraising Department manned by 15 highly qualified colleagues and several short-term specialists as well as a range of dedicated office volunteers. You will be part of the international MSF fundraising networks and contribute extensively to the Nordic group. You report to the General Director and as a member of the Management Team you share the responsibility to contribute to the overall strategic development of MSF Denmark.

Responsibilities at home and internationally

As Head of the Department it is your main responsibility to develop the MSF Denmark fundraising strategy in collaboration with the other departments and the management team, as well as to propose the overall plan and budget for all fundraising activities. A strong team of enthusiastic employees and managers report directly to you, and you will lead and manage them with a focus on high quality delivery and innovation, while ensuring appropriate follow-up and learning. At the international level, you follow fundraising issues within the MSF movement by actively participating in the international dialogue and meetings representing MSF Denmark.

People skills and integrity

People management is a central part of the job, and we therefore expect you to be a team player with excellent communication and people skills. You are an experienced leader with high integrity and people focus. You are driven by results, quality and a clear inclusive strategic vision. You are committed to the MSF humanitarian principles and values. You thrive in an international and multicultural environment, and you are fluent in Danish and English.

A fundraising expert

You have excellent knowledge of fundraising, sales and marketing in a Danish context, as well as extensive fundraising experience including understanding of the importance of systems and data analysis. You have an academic degree in marketing or similar. Furthermore, you are structured, organized and analytical.


In line with MSF Denmark salary policy the monthly gross salary is approximately 50.000DKK plus 10% employer paid pension. Job start is expected 15th August 2019 or sooner. Further questions please contact Jesper Brix, General Director, 2970 2977 or Mónica Folch, HR Director, 3175 2510.

Excited to work for us?

Please send your motivated application including your CV to by 26th  May 2019. We will assess applications on an ongoing basis. We plan to finalize the first round of interviews mid-June 2019.