NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Community Fundraising and Events Manager

Organisation Name Cystic Fibrosis Community Care (CFCC)
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-05-25
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 1079956
  • Work for a health focused organisation which enables people to live fuller lives
  • Develop and lead community fundraising programs and flagship events
  • Full time permanent position, with WFH options


The Organisation
Cystic Fibrosis Community Care (CFCC) is a peak not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) community in New South Wales and Victoria. Founded in 1974 by a group of parents of children with CF, they have a rich history of working across several key focus areas including Programs and services, research, fundraising, public awareness and communications, information, plus education and advocacy.

CFCC's mission is to assist everyone affected by CF to be well and live fuller lives.

The Benefits
  • Hybrid work from home options, with offices in Western Sydney
  • Learning and growth opportunities
  • Additional annual leave days gifted between Christmas and New Year
  • Competitive salary and salary packaging
  • Collaborative team and fun working environment

The Role
Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Fundraising, you will work to increase community participation in events and peer to peer campaigns, streamline existing processes and recommend new initiatives to achieve fundraising targets. This includes maximising revenue and support for key events and campaigns. In addition:
  • Manage the planning, promotion and execution of events, including Great Strides, Crazy Hair Day and 65 Roses Day
  • Increase engagement and revenue by building on current partner and sponsor relationships
  • Manage community fundraising income and expenditure budgets, in line with the strategic plan
  • Lead and inspire two direct reports
  • Develop an annual fundraising program to help continue grow the loyal group of community fundraisers
  • Regularly liaise with members, donors, suppliers, corporate partners and volunteers

Skills Required
You have 3 to 5 years’ experience in successfully delivering community fundraising programs and key events within the non-profit sector. As a natural leader and communicator, you will be happy to work both operationally and strategically and mentor two direct reports. You’re able to demonstrate the following;
  • A thorough understanding of the fundraising lifecycle
  • Results driven and motivated, with strong project and budget management skills
  • A creative approach to fundraising, and able to share ideas on what to stop doing, keep doing and start doing to achieve organisational goals
  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing or related discipline
  • A working knowledge of CRM’s and experience of donor data analysis

If you would like to use your fundraising skills to support a health focused organisation which enables people to live fuller lives, 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.