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We are always looking for the best administration and coordination team, with our projects on the ground and our administrative offices. By working with Still I Rise you can do something great. Check out our vacancies and join the team!


Department: Fundraising & Communication
Location: Remote
Supervisor: Fundraising Manager 
Contract: Fixed term (with possibility of extension)
Status: Full-Time 
EUR 1250-1350 monthly net, based on experience 

Role Description

As part of an ongoing growth strategy, the selected figure will be responsible for contributing to the development of individual fundraising with a particular focus in the digital and donor care area, as well as planning and implementing efficient actions that are integrated with all other fundraising activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Digital Fundraising Manager and donor care team in planning, preparing and delivering DEMs, newsletters and other content for regular and one-off donors. 
  • Promptly support individual donors by email, whatsapp or calls in case they have issues with their donation, if they want to run a fundraising campaign for us or for any other question they might have.
  • In coordination with the fundraising team, develop, plan and implement donor care activities leading to donor acquisition and donor retention. 
  • Coordinate constantly with other colleagues in the fundraising and communications department, making sure information is shared and that  department goals are met.
  • Implement communication flows for prospect\lead (DEM, special digital appeals) via marketing automation platforms.
  • Generate regular internal reports and analyze performance of digital fundraising activities.
  • Produce impact reports for donors and other reports/materials as needed and/or requested. 
  • Be a proactive part of brainstorming new activities, campaigns, initiatives with the rest of the fundraising team.
  • Support the database officer in updating, querying, importing to and exporting from our CRM. 
  • Manage the organization's donor database, analyzing data, writing reports and offering interpretations. 
  • Regularly assess the results of implemented activities, using appropriate indicators and KPIs.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in disciplines relevant to fundraising, marketing and communications or equivalent experience. 
  • Past experience of at least 2 years in Individual Fundraising, preferably with direct mailing and Database management experience.
  • Experience of managing, cleaning and working on large datasets. 
  • Knowledge and previous experience of MyDonor database is a strong advantage. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, adherence to schedule and autonomy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal and empathic skills, including direct phone relationship with donors, positivity and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent computer skills in CRM for nonprofits.
  • Excellent knowledge of office (Word, Excel, Power Point) knowledge of Canva is appreciated.
  • Strong propensity for teamwork and proactivity.
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Fluent written and oral proficiency in Italian (at least C1 level).
  • Full written and oral proficiency in English (at least-C1 level).
  • Fluency in Spanish is an asset. 


Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a copy of their CV, Cover Letter,  to the following link: apply now to join us!

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Department: Fundraising
Location: Remote
Supervisor: Chief Fundraising & Communications Officer (CFRCO) 
Contract: Fixed term (with possibility of extension)
Status: Full-Time
Compensation: TBD

Role Description

 The Fundraising Manager will collaborate closely with the Chief Fundraising and Communication Officer (CFRCO) to develop strategies, implement annual budgets and lead the fundraising team, including coordinating daily operations and working together towards achieving established income targets. Further, the Fundraising manager will be responsible for implementing KPIs, ensuring the monitoring deliverables and achieving organizational objectives, in order to support the development of income streams originated both by individuals, corporates, institutions, private and public events.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies in collaboration with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer to enhance and optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of donor acquisition, care, and retention processes. 
  • Plan and implement annual budgets in coordination with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer.
  • Lead the implementation of strategic plans to achieve income targets across various revenue streams.
  • Monitor campaign performance using key performance indicators (KPIs) shared with management.
  • Monitor monthly budgets, identify deviations, and support corrective actions.
  • Prepare daily/periodic reports on fundraising activities and performance for internal and external purposes.
  • Plan, design and lead on a day-to-day basis the implementation of the Fundraising activities, ensuring coordination between team members throughout operations towards reaching established strategic objectives 
  • Build strong long-term relationships with donors, prospective donors and supporters across multiple sectors, attending events to expand donors, developing new and nurturing existing relationships and widen the organizational network in line with established targets to support Still I Rise objectives.
  • Identify problems and work difficulties within the Fundraising Department, promote solution identification in coordination with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer.
  • Support and potentially lead the development plan for individual giving, including donor acquisition and retention.
  • Ensure continuity of activities in various areas, if necessary, by taking on an operational role.
  • Ensure efficiency of fundraising systems and processes, including technological platforms.
  • Stay informed on marketing strategies and conduct research in different sectors.
  • Supervise Department expenses, procurement processes, and suppliers.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • University degree or master's degree relevant to the position.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising, preferably in the non-profit sector, in similar positions.
  • Excellent networking skills, relationship building and management
  • Experience in business development, strategic and operational marketing is also considered relevant.
  • Proven experience in team management.
  • Strategic vision and ability to translate strategies into action plans.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Full understanding and alignment with the organization's mission, vision, and values.
  • Full  understanding and alignment with the organization's mission, vision and values.
  • Full working proficiency in English language both verbal and written; full working proficiency in at least one other language between Italian, French, Spanish is considered an additional asset.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a copy of their CV, Cover Letter, and a written authorization to personal data processing, by sending an email, indicating in the subject “***FUNDRAISING MANAGER***”,  to the address:

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Department: Fundraising and Communication
Area: Creative Unit
Location: Remote
Supervisor: Creative Director
Contract: 6 months renewable
Status: 20-30 hours per week
Compensation: €800-1200 net

Role Description

The selected candidate will play a vital role in boosting the project's impact by coordinating and overseeing the organization of photographic exhibitions showcasing the work of the participating students. The primary responsibilities will revolve around creativity, marketing, and ensuring the smooth execution of the exhibitions. You will work closely with the creative team, graphic designers, volunteers, and external partners to create compelling exhibitions that effectively communicate the stories and perspectives captured through the students' photographs. Moreover, the candidate will be responsible for setting up new chapters of the exhibition as we open more schools.

Please find more information here about the exhibition: 

Key responsibilities:

Exhibition Planning and Coordination:

  • Collaborate with the creative team to develop exhibition concepts, themes, and timelines.
  • Identify new and prestigious venues and secure exhibition spaces for showcasing the students' work.
  • Coordinate logistics, including exhibition setup, lighting, framing, labeling, and audiovisual requirements.
  • Manage budgets and resources to ensure cost-effective exhibition arrangements.
  • Actively collaborating with the field team on project management, photo selection and exhibition content

Creative Direction:

  • Work closely with the Creative Director and the creative team members to curate the exhibition content.
  • Provide creative input and guidance to enhance the visual impact and storytelling aspects of the exhibitions.
  • Select and arrange photographs in a compelling manner that effectively communicates the students' narratives.
  • Coordinate new chapters of the exhibition which include mentoring local photographers to run the project on the ground, retrieving the new pictures, coordinating with the field teams on getting the captions, select and arrange a selection of pictures. 
  • Collaborate with designers to create exhibition materials, including brochures, catalogs, and promotional materials.
  • Designing, coordinating and supervising the organization of workshops and labs for the public during the exhibition

Marketing and Promotion:

  • Develop marketing strategies and plans to raise awareness and attract a diverse audience to the exhibitions.
  • Collaborate with the communications team to create engaging promotional materials, press releases, and social media campaigns.
  • Coordinate with local media outlets, influencers, and community organizations to generate publicity for the exhibitions.
  • Explore partnership opportunities with galleries, photographers, cultural institutions, and relevant stakeholders to expand the reach of the project.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with schools, community centers, and other relevant organizations to organize outreach activities related to the exhibitions.
  • Liaise with volunteers and local supporters to ensure smooth operation during the exhibitions.
  • Foster relationships with photographers, artists, and industry professionals to enhance the project's visibility and networking opportunities.

Documentation and Evaluation:

  • Maintain thorough documentation of exhibition planning, implementation, and outcomes.
  • Collect visitor feedback and evaluate the impact of the exhibitions on the target audience.
  • Provide regular reports to the creative director and creative team, highlighting successes, challenges, and recommendations for future improvements.
  • Manage and ensure that the photographical archive of the organization is up to date

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in arts, photography, visual communication, or a related field (equivalent experience will be considered).
  • Proven experience in coordinating and organizing exhibitions or similar events.
  • Strong understanding of photography and visual storytelling.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Creative mindset with an eye for aesthetics and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in marketing and promotional strategies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in diverse cultural contexts.
  • Passion for social issues and a commitment to amplifying marginalized voices.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a copy of their CV, Cover Letter, and a written authorization to personal data processing, by sending an email, indicating in the subject “***Exhibition Coordinator***”,  to the address: 

In addition, we kindly request that you provide the following additional materials to support your application:

  1. Portfolio:
    Please include a portfolio showcasing your previous exhibition coordination or relevant event management work. This should consist of photographs, exhibition layouts, promotional materials, or any other visual documentation that highlights your expertise in this field.
  2. Sample Marketing Plan:
    Prepare and submit a sample marketing plan or campaign proposal for an imaginary or real exhibition. This will allow us to assess your marketing strategies, creativity, and attention to detail in promoting exhibitions and engaging diverse audiences.
  3. Case Study:
    Provide a case study outlining how you would tackle a specific scenario or challenge related to exhibition coordination. This will enable us to evaluate your problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, and approach to managing complex situations that may arise during the planning and execution of an exhibition.
  4. Event Planning Timeline:
    Outline a detailed event planning timeline for organizing an exhibition from start to finish. Include key milestones, tasks, and deadlines. This will help us assess your organizational skills and ability to manage projects effectively, ensuring a well-coordinated and successful exhibition.
  5. Volunteer or Community Engagement Experience:
    Share details of your experience in working with volunteers or engaging the local community in previous projects. We are interested in learning about your ability to build relationships, manage teams, and collaborate effectively with diverse groups to support the exhibition's objectives.

We appreciate your effort in providing these materials, as they will assist us in making a well-informed decision regarding your candidacy for the Photographic Exhibition Coordinator role.

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


We operate in complex and volatile contexts. Assuring the safety and sustainability of all of our programs, together with the security of all representatives, is a top priority for us.
We operate around the world by applying international standards and protocols when it comes to risks assessment, management and security, in order to assure the safety of our team and of the children we serve every day.



RISK ASSESMENT AND RISK MANAGEMENT POLICIES: We have developed detailed plans to assess the risks of the contexts where we operate, taking into consideration both common and exceptional emergency situations. Through an analysis, we prepared the codes of conduct that every representative is asked to follow carefully, both inside and outside our facilities.
We offer training courses and each month we update our guidelines in normal situations. During emergencies, we escalate, review and modify according to the risks that are noted.

INTEGRATION WITH THE LOCAL COMMUNITY: Building strong relationships with the local community is a top investment. We work hard to involve the hosting local community. We communicate with the local authorities and we hire local staff. These relationships are the basis of our operations and create a safe and protected space to run our activities, even during emergency or critical situations.

WE TAKE PART IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: Our operations on the ground are always communicated and updated to the embassies and consulates of the State where we implement our programs. We follow through official channels the evolution of critical situations and we activate protocols of protection and/or evacuation according to their indications. Every international representative is trained on the applied guidelines. They are always supported in keeping in touch with their embassies, to collect information and guidelines regarding emergency situations.

CAREER GROWTH: We offer our representatives refresher training from universities and institutions. Remote courses covering humanitarian aid, emergency management, legal context and education have been offered from educational institutions such as Harvard University, Michigan University, Amnesty International, Catholic University of Louvain and Iceland University. We strive to offer top quality training to achieve the highest level of professionalism.

If you have other questions before sending your application or if you are interested in sending us a general application, email us! 

We are an international organization: therefore, we ask that you to write to us in English. Texts written in other languages will not be considered.