Vacancy: Junior Fundraising and Communications Officer

Vacancy: Junior Fundraising and Communications Officer

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Rikolto (formerly VECO/Vredeseilanden) is an international NGO with more than 40 years of experience in partnering farmer organisations and food chain actors across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Rikolto runs programmes in 14 countries worldwide through eight regional offices.

Rikolto in Vietnam is the Vietnamese Regional office of Rikolto, located in Hanoi. Rikolto envisions a world with production and consumption systems that allow poverty and hunger to be eradicated and that do not burden our planet more than it can bear. Therefore, we empower farmer groups to become solid business partners and implement future-proof, sustainable practices. We support them so that their products meet quality standards. We connect them with innovators in the food industry to explore new ways of doing business. In 2017, Rikolto in Vietnam started a 5-year programme named “Supporting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chain Development Benefitting Smallholder Farmers in Vietnam”.

We are currently looking for a qualified professional for the position of Junior Fundraising and Communications Officer for the period 2018-2021. This incumbent will be based in the Regional Office in Hanoi, Vietnam with regular travel to the Programme’s target locations.

Position summary

The Junior Fundraising and Communications Officer, under the direct supervision of the Regional Director in Vietnam, will (1) coordinate fundraising activities to ensure adequate funding of Rikolto’s core programme in Vietnam, (2) explore opportunities to expand programme interventions, (3) spearhead and implement Rikolto’s internal and external communication activities, (4) increase Rikolto’s network of potential partners and supporters, and (5) ensure a good relationship with donors.

Job size: Full-time

Expected starting date: 01 October 2018

Basic requirements

  • Excellent written skills with the ability to produce concise and creative content;
  • Very good working knowledge of English and Vietnamese, both spoken and written;
  • Tech-savvy (database entry, Excel, Microsoft Office 365);
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position, coordinating fundraising and communication processes and/or developing new projects;
  • Extensive experience in writing, editing and proofreading in a public relations, journalism or communications capacity;
  • Experience in content management and digital communications;
  • Experience in project cycle management (need assessment, conceptualisation, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation);
  • Professional fundraising experience, including proposal and concept note development, fundraising communication, networking, and donor engagement;
  • Experience working for an international organization is desirable.

How to apply?

For more details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role, please refer to the job description below.

Please send your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae, with at least three referees in English 20 September 2018 by email to:

Ms. Ngo Thi Thu Phuong

Rikolto in Vietnam Regional Office

House No.4, 249A Thuy Khue Compound

Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Hanoi

Email: [at]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.