Fundraising Strategist (f/m/d)

RED NOSES International (RNI) is an artistic and humanitarian organisation engaging with different vulnerable groups (children in hospitals, children with disabilities, elderly and children in crisis situations) through the art of clowning. The RNI Office in Vienna is the Headquarter for 11 RED NOSES organisations throughout Europe and the Middle East and is also responsible for implementing the International Emergency Smile programme, which brings clowning to children in crisis situations around the world.

Position summary

RED NOSES is seeking an International Fundraising Strategist to drive fundraising efforts across diverse markets. This role involves collaborating with Partner Organizations and local Heads of Fundraising, fostering international collaboration, and implementing strategic initiatives to enhance fundraising outcomes. If you’re passionate about making a global impact and possess strong fundraising expertise, apply now to join our mission-driven team!

Your tasks

  • Consult Partner Organisations on strategic level
  • Close collaboration with the local Heads of Fundraising to strengthen local FR activities, following the recommendations and beyond
  • Create and enhance synergies in Fundraising among RED NOSES organisations
  • Ensure implementation of coordinated collective DU recommendations (e.g. technical developments)
  • Facilitate smooth international collaboration and further skill development among RED NOSES fundraising experts
  • Ensure Fundraising activities on international level, i.e. leadership giving
  • Keep tabs on innovation and trends and bring them to RED NOSES Fundraising


  • Proven experience in facilitation and management, coupled with a solid background in fundraising, marketing, or sales within the NGO sector across diverse international markets
  • Knowledge of current fundraising, marketing and sales tools for different target groups with a strong background in digital marketing and fundraising, along with a strong understanding of data analysis and CRM systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross-national teams, coupled with excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strategic visions and decisiveness, with a hands-on mentality and supportive energy
  • Solid background of technical implications and solutions for cross-border Fundraising
  • Motivating with an inclusive and facilitative leadership style
  • Great interest in international NGO issues and identification with the purpose, vision, mission and values of RED NOSES.
  • Proficiency in English at a professional level is required
  • Clean Police Record
  • Willingness to be vaccinated (especially COVID)

Position details

  • 38,5 hours/week
  • Reports to the Head of Organisational Development Department
  • Vienna based (work permission) candidates are preferred but not a requirement. However, a suitable candidate should be willing and able to work from Vienna, attend meetings etc. on a regular basis

RED NOSES International

  • Offers a challenging and interesting position in an international, dynamic, and growing non- profit organisation
  • Offers a creative, appreciative, and fun work environment
  • Promotes an international and open culture welcoming diversity
  • Supports learning and development
  • Great benefits: flexible time, possibility to work remotely upon approval, home office, laptop, phone, extra days off, vouchers for food and shopping

Statement on Safeguarding:

RED NOSES recognises the utmost importance of keeping children and vulnerable persons safe and ensuring that they are protected from maltreatment or anything that is detrimental to their health and development, within our organisation as well as with our partners. We do not tolerate any form of child abuse, exploitation, neglect or violation of a childs and vulnerable persons privacy and rights.

How to apply

If this position is what you have been seeking, please send a cover letter, CV, income requirements and starting date to Please list the job title in the subject of the email.

Your application will be handled with utmost discretion.

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