Executive Director

Open Position: Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Directors

Oversees: Leadership and Management Team

Contract Terms: 2-years with possible extension based on review of BOD

Organizational History

Red Nose Foundation’s (Red Nose) mission is to support the educational and personal development of children living in underprivileged circumstances, and to promote the empowerment of youth through arts while assisting them to become positive contributors to society.  Red Nose strives to be the pioneering force behind creative education rehabilitation.

Red Nose currently works with 320 children offering more than 75 hours of education and arts classes each week. Since 2008, Red Nose Foundation programming has affected over 125,000 children across Indonesia. Red Nose has a full time team of 20 enthusiastic and hardworking professionals who work every day to further the organization’s mission and improve the lives of the Red Nose children. In 2016, Red Nose completed construction on the North Jakarta Community Center for Children, a 425m2 purpose built facility for Red Nose programming in North Jakarta.

The Executive Director is the key management leader of Red Nose Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for fundraising, overseeing the administration, programs, strategic plan, marketing and government relations of the organization. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.


Leadership and Management

  • Oversee organizational direction through rigorous program evaluations and needs assessments
  • Lead weekly meetings with full team, in order to offer support where needed to the various departments
  • Actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, committees, partner organizations, and current and potential donors

Fundraising and Communications

  • Responsible for all of the organization’s fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, sustaining, renewing, and cultivating new and old relationships with individual and corporate donors.
  • Oversee Fundraising Manager’s progress to ensure targets and KPI’s are reached.
  • Organize and implement annual fundraising events, as well as develop new creative fundraising events.
  • Expand current revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and expansion plans.
  • Directly oversee Communications Manager and support this position through creative input, proof reading (English language) and ensure the communications department is working efficiently and effectively.
  • Regularly attend networking events and build relationships with current and potential donors (Individuals and Corporate).

Financial Performance and Accountability

  • Responsible for preparing and presenting annual budgets to the Board for approval.
  • Responsible for presenting quarterly budgets to each program specified donor group.
  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budged, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.


Professional Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership skills
  • Minimum of five years experience leading a non-profit organization
  • International experience a plus
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders through a variety of diverse cultures.
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting skills
  • Good public speaker with the ability to convey Red Nose Foundation’s mission with compassion and trust
  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (English language – fluency required)
  • Indonesian language skills and understanding of the culture a big plus


Salary and Benefits

  • IDR 300,000,000 – IDR 360,000,000 annually (net)  Salary can be renegotiated after first year, based on achieving fundraising goals and evaluation by board of directors
  • Health Insurance
  • Work Permit and Visas (for expat)
  • 30 days paid leave (including full office holiday periods)
  • Once yearly round trip flight to home country
  • Lodging and local transportation provided (company driver provided).


How to Apply

  1. Please send updated CV and cover letter by email to hrd@rednosefoundation.org
  2. Application without text in the body of email will not be processed.
  3. Red Nose Foundation is a unique organization; please take time to visit our website rednosefoundation.org before applying for this position
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