Current openings:

Currently Mailvelope GmbH is searching for:

  • Managing Director for Mailvelope

    (published 10/30/2023)

Scope of work: Managing Director for Mailvelope

Position Overview:

The Managing Director will play a pivotal role in overseeing the strategic direction, operations, and growth of Mailvelope. This leadership position requires a highly motivated and experienced individual capable of steering the organization toward its mission and goals. The Managing Director will work closely with the Founder of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Leadership

    • Develop and execute a comprehensive organizational strategy aligned with the mission and objectives.
    • Provide visionary leadership and guidance to the team, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  2. Sales and Marketing

    • Market research: In-depth market research to understand the competitive landscape and customer expectations in the email encryption software market, this will help in understanding end user needs.
    • Value Proposition: What sets Mailvelope apart from other encryption tools? This can be features like user-friendliness, security standards, or integrations with popular email platforms.
  3. Operational Management

    • Oversee day-to-day operations, ensuring efficient utilization of resources.
    • Implement and maintain operational policies, procedures, and systems to optimize organizational effectiveness.
  4. Financial Management

    • Manage the organization's budget, financial planning, and reporting.
    • Seek and secure funding opportunities, grants, and partnerships to support the organization's growth.
  5. Stakeholder Engagement

    • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, including board members, partners, donors, and the community.
    • Represent the organization at conferences, meetings, and events to enhance its reputation and visibility.
  6. Team Leadership

    • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting professional growth and development.
  7. Evaluation and Reporting

    • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess program effectiveness.
    • Provide regular reports to the board and stakeholders on organizational performance and impact.
  8. Risk Management

    • Identify potential risks and develop strategies for risk mitigation.
    • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  9. Sustainability Action Plan

    • Contribute to the development and execution of a Sustainability Action Plan to ensure the long-term viability of the organization.


  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic planning and execution.
  • Strong financial management and fundraising skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Commitment to the organization's mission and values.
  • Degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.

Term and Compensation:

The Managing Director position is offered on a consultant basis for an initial three-month term. The expected monthly salary is approximately between 8,000 – 10,000 USD, subject to discussion. Transition to long-term employment is desired.


The job can be done remotely, but the flexibility to travel should be given.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a resume and cover letter to The application deadline is 15 January 2024.


The Managing Director is expected to be a highly suitable match for the role, possessing the qualifications and commitment necessary to lead the organization effectively.