Communications and Fundraising Officer

Communications and Fundraising Officer

Recruitment Notice

1. Loreto Vietnam

Loreto Vietnam (formerly known as Loreto Vietnam Australia Program (LVAP), and Loreto Kids Charity) 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 Officer is responsible for the development, 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
  • To ensure 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.
  • Upholding and improving the Loreto standards of quality.
  • 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


  • A University degree in communications or marketing.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Experience of working with Government officials, local communities and/or local donors at all levels.
  • A minimum of 2 years practical communications, marketing or fundraising experience.
  • 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 to:

Executive Director, Ms Jaom Fisher: [email protected] and copying in Ms Nguyen Thi Hoang Lan: [email protected].

The deadline for submissions is: Friday 30th March 2018.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2018-03-30