Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Sydney
Date Posted December 4, 2017
Job Type Contract
Close Date There is no formal close date, please apply as soon as possible.
Job Number 33977
Residency You must have the right to work in Australia to apply for this role.


  •  Work and be mentored within an experienced fundraising team
  • Newly created national fundraising position
  • Full time 12 month contract with potential for permanency – based in North Ryde

The Organisation

Our client is a newly formed national peak body and leading Australian organisation delivering support services, raising awareness, fundraising and facilitating research and education into the prevention, delay and cure of the 2nd leading cause of death in the country.


The Role

You will work within a fundraising team to generate income for medical research and ensure the integration of the latest research information into all current fundraising programs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with all matters relating to fundraising for medical research
  • Ensuring research information is included in all relevant communications
  • Highlighting opportunities to donors to engage with and support research
  • Investigating and pitching new initiatives to increase funding for research
  • Nurturing relationships with individual donors, community and corporate fundraisers
  • Presenting and speaking at a range of community and fundraising events to promote research developments



  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Attractive staff benefits and salary packaging
  • Onsite all day parking


Skills Required

You have previous experience in a fundraising, sales or customer focused style role and demonstrate highly effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills. You are confident, proactive and see opportunities where others don’t. You will also have:

  • Well developed research, writing and content development skills
  • Ability to understand and reproduce medical information in ‘lay’ terms for others to understand
  • Track record in nurturing strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to identify and pitch new ideas
  • Experience using Excel and ability to use design software such as Adobe
  • Knowledge of fundraising, donor stewardship and experience working on events programs is advantageous


If you are passionate about medical research and motivated to work within a fundraising team supporting people living with an increasingly affected ability to perform daily tasks, please click apply, submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required, in MS Word format, quoting reference #33977 or call Louise Furlong on 02 8243 0570 to discuss.

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