Fundraiser (m,f,d)

as soon as possible on a part-time basis (20h/week) with a focus on third-party fundraising in the exhibition area, initially limited to 2 years.

Your tasks

• Application for funding and acquisition of sponsorships for the exhibition area
• Development and maintenance of contacts with foundations, companies and private individuals
• Supervision of ongoing funded exhibition projects and collaboration on their documentation and final reports
• Conception and implementation of events with supporters and sponsors
• Development and implementation of fundraising campaigns and donation campaigns
• Acquisition of advertisements

What you should bring with you

• An open, outgoing and team-oriented personality
• Completed university or technical college studies in the fields of communication sciences, marketing in cultural studies, arts, humanities or similar, as well as initial professional experience in these areas
• Alternatively: a completed vocational training with demonstrable resilient professional experience in the field of fundraising or sponsoring for a cultural institution
• If possible, experience with calls for tenders and award procedures
• A good network in the city and region of Hannover
• An independent, structured and result-oriented way of working
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Very good verbal and written communication skills, very good knowledge of English

What we offer you

• An interesting working environment in an internationally renowned institution for contemporary art
• Participation in a future-oriented reorganization of the institution
• Flat hierarchies, fast coordination channels
• Flexible working hours
• A motivated team that supports each other

Please send your application (letter of motivation, CV, references) in digital form only (in one coherent file in PDF format), by June 24, 2022 to: Caroline Käding,

Unfortunately, travel expenses to the interview cannot be covered.


You would like to look behind the scenes of an art house, participate in exhibitions, plan events and write various texts? Then apply for an internship at the Kestner Gesellschaft.

What does your internship look like?

An internship at the Kestner Gesellschaft lasts three months (longer internships are also possible). It is unpaid and can be started at any time. During your internship you will work in all areas, you will also have the opportunity to set your own priorities:

You will support the curators in researching for upcoming exhibitions, writing catalog texts, organizing loans and assisting the restorer. The conception and organization of an exhibition like the Marktkirchenschau can also be one of your tasks.

In the area of learning program, you will take part in the Leadership Academy, lead guided tours yourself, help with the preparations for the supporting program and help organize events.

In the communications department, you will support the daily press work, including press events, documentation, writing various press releases, for example for the website, newsletter or social media channels.

Are you studying librarianship or information management? Then you can also work with us and look after and systematize our in-house library.

We are looking forward to your application! Please send your application documents by e-mail in a PDF file bundled with a possible entry date to Caroline Käding


Managing Director
Caroline Käding
+49 511 70120-14


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