Posted on August 02, 2018. .

Organisation Name Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section
Location Sydney
Date Posted August 2, 2018
Job Type Full-time
Job Number 34433


  • Voted number 1 in Australia’s Charity Reputation Index for the last 7 years
  • Work to provide healthcare services to remote, regional and rural areas
  • Would suit candidates from an estate planning, business development or relationship fundraising background


The Organisation

The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section is a leading provider of health services across south eastern Australia providing primary health care, health education, emergency evacuation and retrieval services to remote, rural and regional communities.


The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24 hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.6 million square kilometres.


Delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, and supported by a vast number of volunteers and supporters, the RFDS is vital for those that live, work and travel in rural and remote Australia.


Benefits & Culture

  • Australia’s most loved, stable and reputable charity
  • Located in Sydney CBD, near to public transport
  • Salary packaging and parental leave available
  • Work with a dedicated and passionate team
  • Iconic organisation celebrating its 90th year anniversary


The Role


You will drive the development of the bequest program and implement end to end stewardship plans. With one direct report, you will work closely with the fundraising and data teams and your responsibilities will include:-


  • Liaise with supporters and donors relating to planned giving and bequests
  • Assess innovative approaches to enhance the donor pipeline
  • Arrange and attend face to face meetings with donors across the Sydney metro area
  • Develop strong relationships with supporters, bequestors, executors and trustees
  • Implement a bequest strategy of promotion and retention to existing and prospective supporters
  • Generate reports on key metrics, including revenue forecasting via data segmentation


Skills Required


You will be a successful business development or sales executive, with an ability to build strong relationships. Your experience will include managing supporter and customer engagement and utilising best practice communication tools. Your track record will have:-


  • Experience of customer identification and research
  • Implementing surveys and articulating cases for support
  • Ability to analyse data trends to assist with forecasting revenue
  • Generating relationships via phone and face to face
  • Relevant successful experience within the not-for-profit sector
  • Increasing revenue streams from diverse groups of customers


If you have a passion for and commitment to promoting health and wellbeing in rural and regional south east Australia, please contact Debbie Jardine (02) 82430570 or please click apply, sending your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format, quoting reference #34433.




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