Communications and Fundraising Manager

1. Loreto Kids Charity

Loreto Kids Charity (formerly known as Loreto Vietnam Australia Program (LVAP)) is a registered international non-government organization (INGO) in Vietnam (Permit Number:15/CNV-VPDA) dedicated to the reduction of poverty through beneficial, qualitative and responsive educational opportunities for underprivileged and disabled students. Since 1997, LVAP has reached out to over 60,000 children through our projects; giving them support in various forms to foster an encouraging learning environment. Our staff are comprised of a dedicated, small team based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2. Position

The Communications and Fundraising Manager is responsible for the development, management, implementation and monitoring of annual fundraising and communication strategies. This includes responsibilities for technical, financial and administrative aspects of the communication and fundraising projects

3. Major Responsibilities:

3.1     Fundraising

  • To develop an annual fundraising and communications plan which includes:
    • achieving agreed budgetary requirements, including income and expenditure targets
    • upholding and improving the Loreto standards of quality
  • To manage the delivery of the action plan for fundraising and communications, and review and revise as required.
  • To identify and execute potential fundraising events and activities for Loreto.
  • To research and identify potential donor and funding sources.
  • To work with the Executive Director to develop and maintain donor relationships.
  • To produce funding proposals for potential donors and additional funding sources.
  • To manage, maintain and develop a donor database including donor profiles and donor histories.
  • Other fundraising projects as required.

3.2     Communications

  • Develop a communications and marketing plan to support Loreto’s activities including:
    • Promoting Loreto’s brand through all media channels
    • Printed marketing materials
    • Online content
  • Timely maintenance of Loreto’s website and social media channels
  • Manage and maintain regular communication with Loreto’s donor and supporter base.

4. Requirements and qualifications

4.1     Essential:

  • A University degree in communications or marketing.
  • A minimum of 5 years practical communications, marketing or fundraising experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Experience in income generating strategies and capacity to lead and implement marketing and fundraising strategies.
  • Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and work strategically.
  • Experience in financial management and reporting.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Vietnamese language skills.
  • Demonstrated report writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience with branding and the effective production of printed and online materials.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership qualities at high-management level.
  • Experience of working with Government officials, local communities and/or local donors at all levels.

4.2     Desirable:

  • Experience within the INGO context.
  • An understanding of the development context in Vietnam and a good understanding of the challenges facing vulnerable children and communities in Vietnam.
  • Flexibility and ability to work within challenging contexts or timeframes.
  • There are occasional work and travel obligations associated with the work of Loreto and this position that may include weekends and/ or evenings as required.

5. Submission details

Please submit applications, including CV and Cover Letter, to Executive Director, Ms Jaom Fisher: [email protected] and copying in Ms Deborah Cotter: [email protected].

The deadline for submissions is: Tuesday 25th October 2016.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Loreto Kids Charity
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2016-10-25