Vacancy: Collaborations Coordinator (mid-level)

23 May 2022 | Careers

A global movement of social change innovators

Catalyst2030 consulted with our global membership, following our incubation period, and shaped our ambitious plans based on their feedback. Our key focus areas are supporting member collaborations, growing our membership and our in-country chapters, facilitating systems learning and shifting the current funding paradigm.

Catalysing collaborations

Catalysing collaborations is one of our three pillars and the backbone of our movement of more than 1400 social entrepreneurs and innovators, who are united in their efforts to accelerate the SDGs. We are now moving to the next stage of our evolution and looking for a mid level collaborations coordinator who can support the movement by matchmaking members, building and leveraging meaningful collaborations within our membership, as well as with external stakeholders.

About the role

This new role is crucial to our goal of moving more rapidly towards achieving the SDGs and we are therefore looking for an outstanding candidate who can think strategically, has excellent communication skills and who can seamlessly run and optimise projects. You are a team player, ready to work across our secretariat departments and engage with our membership to develop excellent collaboration opportunities. You have 5-7+ years of relevant work experience, including project management in a global development context and a good knowledge of systems change. You will report directly to the collaborations facilitator.


Key focus areas include:

  • Providing support to identify member collaboration opportunities that create systems change
  • Supporting our Country and Regional Chapters by working on activities with our Coordinators to develop processes, events and resources to support collaborations
  • Coordinating communication and information flows between members’ collaboration projects and the Secretariat
  • Report writing when needed
  • Representing Catalyst 2030 in strategic discussions with partner organisations and identifying areas of opportunity for members
  • Receiving requests from members in the network and directing these to relevant people
  • Supporting and reporting to the Collaborations Facilitator and performing any other duties as required

Qualifications and skills

  • Five to seven years of relevant experience
  • A bachelor or master’s degree
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and spoken and proficiency in at least one of the other six official UN languages is preferred
  • Salesforce expertise (preferred), a strong ability to use technology for data analysis to report on growth of the network

Our offer

  • A highly interesting position in a young, dynamic international organisation
  • A competitive salary in line with the guidelines outlined for the sector in the Netherlands
  • A gross salary of 3000 – 4000 Euros per month depending on years of experience
  • A one year contract on a consultancy basis with the opportunity to renew annually
  • 23 paid vacation days a year plus national holidays
  • Good working atmosphere with a small, dedicated team
  • An opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious social entrepreneurs and innovators

Career growth and development

We put people (and nature) at the centre of what we do. It’s one of our core principals. You will be central to the success of the movement and we are committed to your development.  Within our ever-growing network of social innovators, academics, governments and funders there are many opportunities to grow and develop. This includes growth through attending innovative learning sessions on everything from systems change, to spotlights on experts at the monthly donor learning group.

You’ll have daily check-ins with your manager and be provided with regular feedback on your performance. We hold appraisals every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organisation and build a rewarding long-term career.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Remote working from anywhere in the world, although with circa four business hours cross over with Central European time (CET), or the ability to schedule work patterns to incorporate those hours.


  • A highly interesting position in a young, dynamic international organisation
  • A competitive salary in line with the guidelines outlined for the sector in the Netherlands, of € 3000 –€ 4000 gross per month, including 8% holiday pay, depending on years of relevant experience. The salary is based on a scale for employees in the Netherlands. If you live outside the Netherlands, pay will be converted using a cost of living index.
  • 23 vacation days a year, holidays per year plus the Dutch national holidays
  • A positive working atmosphere with a small, dedicated global team

Application Deadline

15 June  at 17:30 CET

One Family Foundation and Catalyst 2030 actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion. We consider experience of all candidates, irrespective of age, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment.

How to apply

Send your resume/CV and motivation letter in PDF format to before 15 June 2022.

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