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Fundraising Team Lead

Organisation Name BirdLife Australia
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2022-08-01
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 915311
  • Support Australia's bushfire regeneration response for birds & their habitat
  • Inspire a fundraising team dedicated to maximising individual giving
  • Suited to a data-driven direct marketer from either NFP or commercial sector


The Organisation
BirdLife Australia is a national, grassroots conservation charity with over 280,000 supporters. We have been the voice of Australia’s birdlife for over a century, from protecting birds and their habitats to on-ground projects and advocacy informed by rigorous science. Our core programs adopt a multi-species landscape-scale approach to conservation, including beach-nesting shorebirds, woodland birds, mallee birds and globally important habitats, which we call Key Biodiversity Areas. 

The Role
As Birdlife embarks on a five-year fundraising growth strategy, you will play a key role in optimising individual giving across four key fundraising programs; regular giving and membership, cash appeals, bequests and community fundraising .
You will do this by:
  • Developing strategies to increase revenue through current and new fundraising streams
  • Leading and supporting a high performing team, building capacity and championing a donor first culture
  • Reporting on fundraising activity and return on investment (ROI)
  • Maximise the new CRM and digital technology to growing and develop the donor journey
Skills Required
You are a data-driven direct marketer with a record of managing multichannel campaigns and a career developed in either the fundraising or commercial sectors.
Your experience includes:
  • Managing campaigns and designing development strategies, resulting in increased revenue, improved ROI and enhanced donor or customer retention.
  • Good knowledge of the donor or customer life-cycle
  • Personable approach for engaging and supporting suppliers
  • Leading a team or have ambitions to and understanding the importance of cultivating a positive team culture
Support BirdLife Australia’s ambitious mission of stopping the extinction of some of Australia’s highly endangered birds. Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8080 8978 for a further discussion.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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