Posted on July 03, 2018. .

Organisation Name Legacy NSW Associated Clubs
Location Sydney
Date Posted June 18, 2018
Job Type Permanent
Close Date There is no formal close date, please apply as soon as possible.
Job Number 34338
Residency You must have the right to work in Australia to apply for this role.


  • Over 100 years of history supporting the families of our Diggers
  • Progressive leadership from the CEO and executive team and a talented supportive staff
  • Would also suit candidates with commercial, sponsorship or business development experience 


The Organisation

Legacy is a federation of 48 Clubs that are dedicated to caring for Australian families of veterans who have died, become severely incapacitated or are dealing with mental health issues as a result of their service. This extends to veterans who have served in war and on peacekeeping and humanitarian missions. Legacy nationally cares for around 65,000 widows or widowers and 1,800 children and disabled dependants through innovative and practical programs aimed at:

  • Protecting the basic needs of individuals and families
  • Advocating for the entitlements, rights and benefits of individuals and families
  • Assisting families to cope with bereavement
  • Helping people thrive, despite their adversity and loss


Legacy NSW Associated Clubs (LNAC) is a company that provides professional services to a number of Legacy Clubs in New South Wales to achieve their mission. There are over 5,900 volunteers around Australia who act as mentors to the widows and their families and who ensure Legacy’s promise to care for the families of deceased veterans is kept.


Benefits & Culture

  • Senior remuneration package plus PBI benefits
  • Modern leadership with vision
  • Caring and respectful workplace environment


The Role

With the support of a talented multi-disciplined team you will be accountable to the CEO LNAC for the leadership, strategic development and management of a broad cross section of fundraising, philanthropic & community engagement initiatives to support participating Legacy Clubs.  As well as a focus on relationship fundraising and targeting corporates, sponsors and foundations you will also steward new and existing individual donors and prepare and submit grants.

This role will also have responsibility for direct marketing driven donor acquisition and retention including appeals, regular, planned and workplace giving and communications including social, digital & traditional media. The role is also responsible for increasing community awareness of Legacy to complement the fundraising plan.

Performance measures will be based on reaching fundraising targets, growth in partnerships, retained & recurring donors, increased community awareness and media campaigns inclusive of social and digital channels.


Skills Required

You are currently a senior executive within a broad fundraising or business development role and/or a specialist in one of the disciplines including corporate, philanthropy, university advancement, major donors or sponsorship.

Your  team management skills are at the corner stone of your successful career. As is your approach in developing multi-channelled relationship marketing, sales, communication and/or fundraising programs that lead to profitable partnerships and collaborations.


To make a significant contribution to this highly respected household name charity, please send your resume and covering letter responding to the skills required above in MS Word format, quoting reference #34338. For more information or to discuss your interest, please call Richard Green on 02 8243 0570.

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