Project Coordinator (CDD)

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01 September 2022

Paris / France

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FEDORA - The European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet ( is a non-profit organisation that supports creativity and innovation in opera and ballet. Through its funding programmes, the FEDORA Prizes Biennale and the Next Stage Grants, FEDORA provides both funding opportunities and capacity-building to its network of around 100 opera houses and dance companies all over Europe.

Internationally recognized as the largest opera and dance competition and European Platform for new works in opera and dance, co-funded by the European Commission, FEDORA aims to guarantee the future of these art forms in Europe. Four prizes are awarded to promising teams who collaborate on the creation of new opera and dance co-productions, and on the involvement and education of new and young audiences. And the Next Stage Grants are attributed to projects that drive innovation through sustainable, inclusive, and digital transformation on, behind, and beyond the stage.


Are you someone who possesses a positive attitude and the ability to multitask and work across departments while gaining insights into a European leading non-profit organisation in the performing arts? FEDORA is offering a full-time job for a dynamic Project Coordinator to join our young and international team while reporting directly to the Director.

The ideal candidate will be the right-hand person to the Director. The position requires someone who is attentive to details, keeps things on track, is proactive, and is tech-savvy. The key qualities for this role are being a relationship builder and a problem solver.

We are seeking a candidate with some administrative or project or financial management experience who is interested in pursuing a career in cultural management and philanthropy.


Cross-departmental project collaboration

Collaboration on specific projects in collaboration with the Fundraising, Communications, and Funding Programmes Department to boost impact. The scope of these tasks may include:

  • Research on potential donors
  • Help prepare donor presentations
  • Identify communications and potential media partners
  • Benchmarking and market research
  • Assist at events organized by FEDORA

Impact Measurement & Reporting

  • Tracking of EU-funded activities advancement in collaboration with team
  • Impact reporting on achieved milestones and deliverables to Creative Europe
  • Help prepare Board Meeting and General Assembly documents and reports

Financial Coordination & Administration

  • Key contact of the team to prepare the processing of payments in liaison with the accounting department
  • Tracking of team’s time sheets and expense reporting
  • Team’s travel coordination
  • Office Management


Education & work experience

  • Master’s degree in business administration, economics, financial or marketing management, communications, or arts and cultural management

Important skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, and punctual, as well as excellent planning and time-management skills
  • Capacity for multitasking and ability to prioritise various projects with different deadlines and urgencies
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite tools

Language skills

  • English (fluent written and spoken)
  • French (fluent written and spoken)
  • Additional languages are an advantage


Full-time job (CDD) from October 2022 until August 2023 with possibility to be extended into the 2023/2024 season.


25 September 2022


FEDORA, Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France and remote working


Compensation according to profile + 50% public transport ticket + access to the company cafeteria


For more information, contact:
Edilia Gänz, Director

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