Working for RED NOSES

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Fundraising Strategist (f/m/d)

38,5 hours per week, unlimited contract

RED NOSES is one of the largest and leading healthcare clown organisations in the world on a mission to share the healing power of laughter through the art of clowning. Today, RED NOSES partner offices operate in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Jordan, Lithuania, Palestine, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Across these numerous locations, RED NOSES work together with vulnerable audiences such as children in hospitals, older citizens in geriatric facilities, children with disabilities and people affected by crisis. RED NOSES International, based in Vienna, acts as the headquarter and supports the activities of the locally led organisations by monitoring and ensuring the implementation of the organisation’s strategic goals. Our journey has been guided by unwavering dedication to our core values and mission, ensuring that laughter remains a powerful tool for psychosocial support.

Position summary

Are you ready to join RED NOSES on an exciting new adventure? We're introducing a fresh opportunity for someone special to shape the future alongside us. This position is completely novel for RED NOSES, offering the chance to leave your mark and contribute to our fundraising efforts in a profound way.

RED NOSES is on an ambitious journey to enhance our fundraising initiatives, based on strategic recommendations from a comprehensive cross-market analysis. Now, we're searching for an International Fundraising Strategist to take charge in the implementation of those recommendations across diverse markets.

In this role, you'll collaborate with and consult the RED NOSES Partner Organizations and local Heads of Fundraising, fostering international cooperation and implementing strategic plans to boost the fundraising outcomes. If you're passionate about making a global impact and have a knack for fundraising, we invite you to join our mission-driven team! Apply now and be part of this meaningful journey with RED NOSES. 

Your tasks

  • Consult Partner Organisations on strategic level 
  • Close collaboration with the local Heads of Fundraising to strengthen local FR activities, following the FR recommendations and beyond
  • Create and enhance synergies in Fundraising among RED NOSES organisations
  • Ensure implementation of the above-mentioned collective FR recommendations (e.g. technical developments) on a group level 
  • 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

Your Profile

  • 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. Knowledge of German is an added value but not a must
  • Diplomacy
  • Clean Police Record
  • Willingness to be vaccinated (especially COVID)

Position details

  • 38,5 hours/week
  • Reports to the Management Board 
  • 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

The salary range, depending on experience and skills is annual gross 68.600 – 80.500 (based on Austrian labour law) 

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 child's and vulnerable persons privacy and rights. 

If this position is what you have been seeking, please send a cover letter, CV, income requirements and starting date to jobs[at] Please list the job title in the subject of the email. Your application will be handled with utmost discretion.