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Community Engagement (Fundraising)

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2022-01-14
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 841833
  • Drive peer to peer fundraising campaigns and coordinate events
  • Ensure excellence in all aspects of community engagement
  • 2 - 3 month contract, working 3 days per week


The Organisation

Our client is one of the country’s largest animal welfare organisations, improving the lives of lost and unwanted pets for over one hundred years. Playing an active role within the community to educate individuals on responsible pet ownership, and a dedicated history of lobbying for fair animal laws, this organisation is passionate and dedicated to alleviating the pain and suffering of animals.

The Benefit
  • Enjoy a unique and supportive work environment, surrounded by animals
  • Join a friendly team committed to delivering exceptional outcomes
  • 2 to 3 month contract working 3 days per week, with some work from home options
The Role

Reporting to the Individual and Community Giving Manager, you will be responsible to:
  • Manage community fundraising events, including assisting with campaign strategy
  • Encourage and respond to established and prospective fundraisers through multiple channels
  • Work on the fundraiser journey to increase engagement and participation
  • Coordinate workplace volunteer bookings including on the day support and follow up
  • Manage fundraising administration utilising the CRM database (RE) and 3rd party platforms
Skills Required
You will be an experienced fundraising coordinator from the not for profit sector and hold:
  • Knowledge of coordinating events and community fundraising campaigns
  • Previous experience of managing and working with volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, with good multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with an understanding of CRM systems
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively within local communities
Call to Action

If you would like a rewarding job helping to change the lives of animals, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively please call (02) 82430570 or email

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