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Organisation : The Channel Giving Circle

Location : Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Work Type : Part-time

Profession : Administration & Office Support, Community Services, Grants & Philanthropy, Operations Management, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Gay Lesbian Bi Transgender Groups, Social Enterprise

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 5 Apr, 2019

About the Role

The Channel Giving Circle is seeking an enthusiastic team player to join The Channel Giving Circle in a paid role as our “Coordinator”.  The Coodinator will work with the Board to coordinate and manage the day to day activities of The Channel, including membership management and engagement, grant round coordination and general administration of The Channel.

The ideal candidate will embody The Channel’s values of diversity, inclusion, bravery, rigour and transparency in how they work, and will be able to take initiative and work independently.


As The Channel is an LGBTIQ+ charitable organization, an understanding and familiarity of the key issues and concerns of the LGBTIQ+ community is essential. The successful applicant must be committed to diversity and inclusion.  

 A formal qualification, study or experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred:

  • Community organisation and development
  • Campaigning
  • Membership engagement
  • Marketing and communications
  • Business/Public Administration or similar


This role would be suitable for someone with prior experience in the not for profit sector or community sectors who is looking for a part-time role.  

The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently and be able to use their own initiative to attend to the day to day management of The Channel.


Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) essential

Excellent verbal and written communication essential

MailChimp, Survey Monkey, SmartyGrants, Canva, PhotoShop, Xero (or equivalent) an advantage



Organised and able to meet deadlines

Self-driven and able to take intiative / work independently

Strong communication skills

Passion for social justice issues (especially in the LGBTIQ+ space)



 High level of organisation and efficiency of day to day operations of organisation

Deadlines being met consistently

Steady growth organisation’s of online presence and following

High level of Member satisfaction

High quality event planning and execution

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Channel Giving Circle

The primary objective of The Channel is to improve outcomes for the Australian rainbow community. We do this by growing the amount of philanthropic funds reaching this community. We are Australia's first LGBTIQ+ giving circle. Members make a monthly donation, vote on funding themes, shortlists and the final projects to support with the pooled funds raised. In essence, they are empowered to be a part of the solutions to the challenges they see within their own communities.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : The Channel - Coordinator Position

For details concerning this role, please contact

David Anthony

Email :

Please provide a cover letter (one page maximum) addressing the matters outlined in this advertisement and the attached position description. Please let us know how your skills and experience relate to the requirements of the position and how you can use them to excel in this job.

 Along wth your covering letter, please provide your resume. In your resume, please be sure to include:

  •  Your name and contact details;

  • Your education;

  • Your work experience;

  • At leat one professional referee.

 There are four main steps in our application process:

 Application: Once your application is received, you will receive an email from us to acknowledge that we have received your application.

Shortlising: A selection panel will review the applications and offer interviews to those applicants whose applications best address the requirements of the position. Your selected referee may be contacted during this time.

Interviewing: If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be contacted to arrange an interview time. Your interview will be with two representatives from The Channel. You will be informed as to the format of the interview prior to the interview occurring.

Offer: Appiontments to The Channel are made on the basis of merit to the applicant who is judged to be the most capable of carrying out the duties of the position. All unsuccessful applicants, including those who were not shortlisted, will be informed at this point by email.

 Please send your cover letter and resume to David Anthony, Chair of the Board,, by 5 April 2019.

Please quote in application: Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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