NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Community Fundraising Coordinator

Organisation Name Ovarian Cancer Australia (OCA)
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2023-05-15
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 1015499
  • Join an award-winning fundraising team supporting people affected by cancer
  • Work with supporters to ensure their community events are a success
  • Full-time permanent position in Melbourne CBD


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
  • Collaborative team and fun 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 revenue and income growth of OCA’s fundraising events and campaigns. Working closely with the Development Manager, you will coordinate, encourage and support fundraisers to ensure their own community events are a success.
You will do this by:
  • Helping take to market and innovate new fundraising products to diversify OCA’s revenue
  • Assisting the Development Manager with implementing community fundraising and donor retention strategies across digital, direct mail, telemarketing and SMS channels
  • Coordinate P2P community fundraising campaigns, including events such as the FIA award-winning Workout4Women
  • Oversee all supporter care communications, ensuring a positive fundraiser and donor experience
  • Work with an incredible community to help bring their fundraising events to life
  • Monitor progress against annual income targets and evaluate ROI effectiveness

Skills Required
You have 1 to 2 years’ experience in fundraising or events 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;
  • Familiar with promoting community events, either face to face, online or over the phone
  • A good understanding of community engagement and data-driven direct marketing or fundraising campaigns
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of CRM’s and experience with data analysis
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

If you are motivated to work with a FIA award winning fundraising team that raises income to support women with ovarian cancer, 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.