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Fundraising/Bequests Officer (Charity Community Consultants) Diversity & Inclusion

  • Location: Across: Banyule VIC, Docklands VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Melbourne VIC, St Kilda VIC, Canberra ACT, Sydney Domestic Airport NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    10+ hours per fortnight (negotiable)

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Families with Children
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
    • Research, Policy & Analysis
    • Writing & Editing
  • Training

    • Fair Work Ombudsman Training • Council of Social Services Training • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Training • Mandate Report Training • Basic Governance Knowledge Training etc.

  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    • Australian Citizenship/Permanent Resident/New Zealand Citizenship
    • Supportive to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
    • Supportive to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual or other gender and sexual diversities (LGBTIQA+) Communities
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
    • Have sound Business, Charities and Not-for-Profit experience
    • Have competent knowledge and skills with basic Technology, Google Suite, Web designs and browsers, etc.
    • Ability to communicate honestly and transparency, with sound knowledge and ability to speak and write in English.
    • Relevant Qualifications and Certificates/Registrations;
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within Australia;
    • Great communication and listening skills;
    • Ability to commit the required time for the position and be able to commit to a 12-month position (minimum);
    • Upon engagement, you will be required to have or obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) and a National Police Check (NPC), which is conducted alongside our partnered charity agency.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Main activities • Generating income from appeals, trusts, foundations, charitable commissions, donors, bequests and other associated activities. • Maintaining and growing the organisation's database of existing and prospective donors. • Maintaining contact on a regular basis with existing individual and corporate donors. • Researching trusts and foundations seeking funding and, where appropriate, developing and submitting proposals. • Promoting awareness of the organisation's bequest program to both existing and prospective donors. • Ensuring targeted and accurate distribution of the organisation's promotional material. • Assisting with Special Events as required.

Key skills • Proven experience in achieving donation income. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. • Good organisational and administrative skills. • Displays enthusiasm and innovation.

Internal contacts Management, Finance & Administration Staff, IT Staff, Events Employees.

External contacts Donors (Individual & Corporate), Media, Community Groups, Industry Associations, Government.

Typical experience At least 1 - 2 years experience in fundraising activities. Maybe studying towards, or have completed, relevant tertiary qualifications.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.