Philanthropy Coordinator

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Organisation : MacKillop Family Services

Location : Melbourne (South Melbourne)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 17 Aug, 2018

About the Role

In this exciting, newly created role, as the Philanthropy Coordinator you will play a pivotal role in continuing growth of our dynamic and dedicated philanthropy team. The position will work closely with the Philanthropy Manager to assist in the engagement of philanthropic trusts and foundations, including compiling funding submissions and progress/acquittal reports to external contacts, as well as gathering and maintaining information about internal programs and funding needs. Additionally, the role will be instrumental in assisting with a new Major Gift program.

Based in the heart of South Melbourne, this is a part time (0.8EFT) role offering good work-life balance and a great team environment, as well as the opportunity to join an inspiring, values-driven organisation. Excellent salary packaging benefits are also available.


Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a database of current philanthropic grants; their reporting deadlines and other communications / media / publicity responsibilities
  • Work with the Finance team and relevant program managers to ensure philanthropic grant expenditure is timely and appropriate
  • Maintain electronic records for all communications with external philanthropic stakeholders (phone calls, emails, letters, meetings, submissions, reports, etc.)


About You

You will have a minimum of two years’ administrative experience in not-for-profit sector management, development, marketing, public relations or similar work, coupled with proficient computer skills including advanced user level of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. With demonstrated abilities in communicating clearly, succinctly and sensitively, you will also have a knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families.

Experience with a fundraising data base is preferred.


About the Organisation

Organisation Name : MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop Family Services, a Catholic community agency, exists to support, foster hope and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

MacKillop works across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. Each young person and family we work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.

MacKillop Family Services recently became an accredited provider of The Sanctuary Model. Sanctuary supports organisations to provide a safe and caring environment for people affected by trauma, and to maintain a culture that reflects these qualities at every level within the organisation.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Dan Mars

Phone : (03) 9257 2215

Email : Dan.Mars@mackillop.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Philanthropy Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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