Job vacancy

Development Manager, New Opportunities (Europe)

Amsterdam/Brussels - hybrid working with 2 days a week in the office.
Salary range:
Fixed term
March 11, 2024

Global Witness is growing…and we’re looking for a Development Manager, New Opportunities (Europe) to help us shift the balance of power from polluters profiting most from the climate emergency to the people most adversely affected.  

This role is a 20-month fixed term contract.



Valued Recruitment is working exclusively with Global Witness to recruit for this role. To apply, we welcome your CV (max 2 sides) and your responses to the shortlisting questions below. Please send this to [email protected]. The closing date for this role is 9am on 11 March 2024.

Valued are an ethical recruitment company, intent on hiring inclusively and transparently.

Shortlisting Questions (max 250 words per question)

1)      What do you see as the key elements to building long-term, successful funder relationships?

2)      Please provide an example of how you successfully secured a 5+ figure donation from a new high value funding prospect (Trust, Foundation or high-net-worth individual).

3)      Based on current trends, what do you see as the biggest opportunities for Global Witness to grow income from high value sources in Europe?

To help us track your application please use the following in the subject heading of the email: Development Manager, New opportunities (Europe) and please use the following file name protocol for your CV: ‘First Name_Last Name_CV’.


Please note that virtual interviews will take place on 19, 20 & 21 March, but if anything changes, we will let you know. You will receive the interview questions 1 week ahead of the interview via email to enable you to prepare.

Accessibility is incredibly important to us here at Valued Recruitment and at Global Witness. If you would like any accessibility amendments or support throughout the application and interview stage, please don’t hesitate to let us know. No question or request is too big or too small. We want this process to be comfortable and enjoyable and a chance for you to bring your best self to the process.

Equality and Diversity

We would appreciate your participation in completing our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Global Witness wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and candidates in encouraging equality and diversity.  

We need your help and co-operation to enable us to do this, but filling in this form is voluntary. The information provided will be kept confidential and will only be used for monitoring purposes.