Manager Funding & Partners

  • Karel Doormanstraat, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

As of December 2021 we are looking for a (Team) Manager Partners & Funds 

International Film Festival Rotterdam is one of the largest cultural events in the Netherlands, distinguished by a unique film programme, the presence of a large festival audience and its support for young, up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world. The strong programming and the diverse audience reach are among the starting points for the many partnerships that the festival has. 

During the twelve festival days, Rotterdam transforms into a dynamic film city, where a diverse audience, from seasoned cinephiles to the youngest film buffs, come to enjoy the wide range of events on offer. The buzz also attracts a range of people to do business, from international film professionals to local entrepreneurs. A festival of this size and ambition is made possible in part by our various public and private financiers and partners, as well as the crucial structural involvement of our main partners; the Vriendenloterij, Fonds 21, vfonds, de Volkskrant and Stichting Droom en Daad.

Job Description

About your role
We do not have a fixed package of tasks, but the goal is to continue to bind, attract and strengthen partners, both locally and (inter)nationally. How we achieve that is largely up to you! 

There are a few qualities needed for this, such as: guts, persuasiveness, self-confidence, a love for Rotterdam and our offer, entrepreneurial spirit, empathy and energy. We also expect a level of education that is appropriate for this position and the ability to represent the organisation at a high level. Experience and bringing your own network in Rotterdam or (inter)nationally is an advantage.


We are looking for a colleague who presents IFFR firmly to the outside world and who moves easily within the organisation. For this role it is very important that you have initiative, coordination skills, strategic insight, leadership skills or experience and you are always looking for opportunities and know how to maintain relationships. 

You are managing a team with a talented fundraiser and a relationship manager. The working language in the team is English, but our partners are also Dutch Speaking. In addition, you work closely with the marketing team and coordinate team goals with the business director.

Additional Information

What do we offer you?

We offer you a dynamic working environment at the center of Rotterdam with many opportunities to grow. IFFR’s team is ambitious and strives for the best, but also knows how to have fun. We offer attractive working conditions, such as 25 leave days and three additional compensation days, an 8% holiday bonus, a pension scheme at Nationale Nederlanden and various memorable team activities. The salary is based upon IFFR’s own salary scheme, this job is based in scale 11. 

About IFFR

IFFR greatly values having a diverse team that represents society as much as possible. We therefore strive to create a diverse staff composition and an inclusive work environment. We believe that different perspectives enrich our work. No matter your background, age, orientation of life or the burden you carry, we invite you to react when you want to work for IFFR. 

Selection procedure

We invite everyone who got excited about this vacancy to respond. We would like to receive a motivation letter and a CV before October 22, 2021. 

An (online) assessment is part of our recruitment process, to guarantee that we compose a diverse team. If you have any questions, please feel free to or to call +31 10 890 90 90 and ask for Joyce Ruijs. 

Videos To Watch