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Fundraising Officer

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2022-07-27
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 945003
  • Join an organisation supporting over 30,000 Victorians with a disability
  • Offices in Melbourne CBD
  • 3-4 month contract with possible extension


The Organisation
Our client is a not-for-profit organization that provide in-home and community services to support people of all ages with a disability. Their broad range of services including long and short term accommodation alternatives, in-home support, therapy, attendant care etc. allow for people with a disability to feel empowered to live the life they choose.

The Benefits
  • Join one of Australia’s oldest, most well-known disability services provider
  • Work in a passionate, customer-focused team
  • Working 4 days/week with WFH options
The Role
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, you will be responsible to:
  • Responding to donor calls and email enquiries
  • Investigate, monitor and collate complaints and feedback received
  • Process donations; issue letters of thanks and tax receipts; work on data in Excel or documents in Word
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and implementation plans of fundraising initiatives
  • Manage the security, integrity and accuracy of the donor database
Skills Required
You will be an experienced Fundraising Officer with experience in the NFP sector and hold:
  • 3+ years' experience interacting with donors for varied purposes
  • Excellent customer service skills and telephone manner
  • Understanding of fundraising systems, processes and principles
  • Experience using a donor database is preferred
If you are looking for your next challenge in fundraising and passionate about the disability sector, 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.