Community Fundraising Senior Coordinator

Organisation Name The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2019-02-04
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 64298-1
  • Work for Australia's most reputable charity - Sydney CBD location
  • Drive corporate and individual donors to support community engagement
  • Customer engagement, events or non-profit backgrounds welcomed

 


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
  
  • Voted number 1 in Australia’s Charity Reputation Index for the last 8 years
  • Work with a dynamic and innovative fundraising team
  • Salary packaging and parental leave available
  • Located in Sydney CBD, close to public transport
  • Iconic organisation celebrating its 90th year anniversary

The Role
  
You will drive the development of the community fundraising program, implementing tailored appeals and end to end stewardship plans in line with the organisation’s fundraising strategy. With one direct report, you will manage stakeholder relationships, maintain a strong community presence and work closely with the Retention and Development Manager and fundraising and data teams.  Your responsibilities will include:
  
  • engaging and nurturing relationships with community groups and organisations, auxiliary groups and third party fundraisers including high net worth individuals
  • overseeing and attending community fundraising events
  • managing organisers in third party fundraising organisations
  • managing the donor journey to build loyalty and grow relationships
  • identifying and developing new relationships, partnerships and opportunities for community giving
Skills Required
  
You have business development, event or community fundraising experience with a proven track record of building strong relationships. Your experience will include managing supporter and customer engagement with excellent communication skills ideally including with senior people and high net worth individuals. Your track record will include:
  
  • demonstrated experience in coordinating group events
  • success in managing multiple events or deadlines to meet income targets
  • experience managing volunteers and organisers in third party fundraising organisations
  • driving relationships and developing supporter bases of community fundraisers
  • high level donor care and donor relationship management
  • understanding of industry standards, reporting and governance requirements

If you have a passionate commitment to promoting health and wellbeing in rural and regional south east Australia, please contact Louise Furlong on 02 8243 0570 or to apply, please send your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format, quoting reference #64298

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.