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Funding Specialist

  • date 17.8.2022
  • task + Communicative in English and German + Amorous with numbers and Excel + (benefit) Experience in the (film) funding area

Funding Specialist

You are driven by data and numbers and are looking for a cool and easy-going environment to work at?

You like to be surrounded by an international team?

You like to play an important role in creating beautiful movies and series?

You might be onto something here!

What are we looking for?

Movies need funding, that’s just the way it is in this industry. And we need someone who’s capable of securing it. If you have experience in that field, even better, but there’s no formal education required for this position. So what we’re really looking for is willingness to learn and a good feeling for communication in German and English as well as numbers and excel formulas. We have financed multiple movies before and will support you in your learning process by providing you with all information you’d need and a team to support.

What will you be working on?

Together with your colleagues you’ll collect all necessary files for the funding calls (mainly film funding and technology funding) we’re submitting to. Since they have strict deadlines you’ll be responsible for creating the todo lists & making sure all documents are collected once we have to submit.

Besides that you’ll look for new funding sources & public calls which you’ll present to management. Regular cost tracking during the projects as well as closing the funding process at the end of the project and regular communication with our co-producers and funding agencies.

Hard Facts:

Skills needed: Communication, Understanding finances and being meticulous with numbers, Time management, Very good German and English skills as you will need to talk to national and international funding institutions.

Software skills: Microsoft Office suite, Google Docs/Sheets=Microsoft Word/Excel

Tasks: Looking for funding calls, submitting for funding calls, create todo lists & tasks, gather all necessary documents for funding from people involved in the process, stay in contact with the respective funding agencies, prepare & print documents if necessary

Personnel responsibilities: No

Weekly Hours: 20+

Payment: Depending on experience & success. Starting at 2.000€ full time basis

Location: In the beginning you’ll have to be in the office but once you get comfortable with your tasks homeoffice is possible

About us:

We are arx anima based in Vienna's 5th district and have been producing cinema productions for years. We also have the courage to try every new technical challenge and innovation.

Be it the realization of a high-end MoCap studio in our basement or the construction of the largest render farm in Austria. And besides all the R&D, features and series we love to work on creative animated commercials and other service work. For example; we’re currently reviving the 18th century as a 360 immersive animated art experience.

Why work with arx anima and not anywhere else?

Besides our lovely studio with a beautiful sunny courtyard filled with tables and chairs for a perfect lunch break at arx you’ll get:

  • Bonuses and discount codes from gym to shopping
  • We embrace hoodies, jeans and sneakers, tattoos, piercings and creative haircuts
  • Regular parties that besides pizza and beer also come with great company
  • You and your family will be among the first people to watch our movies in the cinema AND you will get an on-screen credit in every project you worked on
  • Obviously coffee and little snacks & vitamins
  • A great work-life balance and a lot of autonomy
  • And most importantly: A friendly and supportive atmosphere & which wants to see you succeed!

So what are you waiting for?

Apply here …


… and we’ll reach out to you very soon. Can’t wait!

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At arx anima we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.