NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Fundraising Coordinator

Organisation Name Ovarian Cancer Australia
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2023-03-08
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 1015499
  • Raise funds to support women whose lives are affected by ovarian cancer
  • - Support the Development Manager with various fundraising campaigns and appeals
  • Full-time; 2-year fixed term contract with potential to convert to ongoing


The Organisation
Ovarian Cancer Australia (OCA) is the leading national body for ovarian cancer in Australia. Founded in 2001 by a group of people personally affected by ovarian cancer, their vision is to save lives and ensure that no woman with ovarian cancer walks alone. Their focus is to provide care and support for those affected by ovarian cancer; and represent them by leading change.

Benefits & Culture
  • Passionate and collaborative working environment
  • Hybrid work from home + Melbourne CBD location
  • Learning and growth opportunities
  • Competitive salary and salary packaging
The Role
You will be part of a team who are responsible for maximising the long-term value and income growth of OCA’s appeals and fundraising campaigns. Working closely with the Development Manager, you will organise, coordinate and evaluate the development and implementation of cross-channel donor acquisition and retention strategies through direct marketing channels, including direct mail, email, phone and SMS.  
You will do this by:
  • Driving cross channel donor acquisition and retention strategies across digital and direct mail
  • Developing briefs and creative copy content for all direct marketing channels, including writing and sending edm’s
  • Liaising and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the coordination of appeals
  • Monitoring and evaluating campaign performance to ensure targets are met
  • Coordinating data segmentation, targeting and mapping donor journeys

Skills Required
You have fundraising or marketing experience within the non-profit sector, or relevant experience from other industries. You take initiative, you’re highly adaptable and can effectively manage deadlines and stakeholders with competing demands and tasks.

You’re also able to demonstrate the following;
  • Coordinating data-driven direct marketing campaigns, including post campaign analysis and understanding of segmentation approaches
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, negotiate and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Copy writing and editing skills with a strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

If you are motivated to work with an FIA nominated fundraising team that raises income to support women with ovarian cancer, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call (02) 82430570 or email  

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.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

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