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Fundraising Officer

  • Location: Sydney NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    5+ Hours per week.

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Marketing, Media & Communications

**Would you like to be part of a lively organisation with an established track record of supporting local creative talent and community expression? ** Outloud is a community arts based organisation located at the Bankstown Arts Centre. Over the last 27 years, Outloud (previously known as BYDS) has initiated and executed over eight hundred arts and cultural projects with the communities of Bankstown and surrounds. We are seeking an active and enthusiastic Fundraising Officer to support us in developing and rolling out our fundraising initiatives. Purpose of the role: Working with the Director, the key purpose of the job is to develop and promote a diverse range of fundraising activities and projects to support our fundraising strategy and income generation. Main tasks:

  • Develop public fundraising opportunities and activities.

  • Research, identify and manage relationships small-mid donations from trusts, foundations, institutional funders, governments and statutory bodies, corporate and private donors.

  • Attract, build and develop relationships with new and existing corporate donors to secure long term and increased funding across a wide range of target markets.

  • Oversee a mixed portfolio of funders to best practice standards, ensuring reporting deadlines are met, terms and conditions for grants are satisfied, grant income is collected efficiently when due and donor retention remains an ongoing priority.

  • Research new philanthropic foundations and likely sources of statutory funding in Australia.

  • Maintain and update database of fundraising contacts.