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Director of fundraising and resource growth

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Organisation : Oxfam Australia

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Social Enterprise

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 31 Mar, 2019

About the role

  • Newly created role in one of Australia’s most respected charities
  • Impact global communities
  • Unique opportunity to drive innovative revenue streams

Oxfam Australia is seeking to appoint an energetic professional to the position of Director of Fundraising and Resource Growth. The Director is a key role to build and diversify sustainable revenue streams that enables the organisation to strengthen its critical humanitarian, development programming and advocacy work globally.  With a significant and engaged supporter base, the Director will continue to develop a culture of giving, as well as design and deliver contemporary strategies and initiatives to ensure a sustainable future.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, this position will be an active contributor to the executive team and will work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to oversee successful implementation of short- and long-term business development activities. A strategic approach is required, built on rigorous research and analysis, lateral thinking, clear communication and excellent relationships; resulting in major fundraising campaigns being delivered and ongoing income streams identified.

The successful candidate will be an established fundraiser or customer experience/marketing professional and possess a strong capacity to think long term. The appointee may have demonstrated experience working with boards or foundations and will be skilled across customer experience, analytics and strategic planning. Further, the successful candidate will have the style and ability to maintain and build strong relationships at all levels and exceptional written and oral communication skills. Importantly, the appointee will possess the highest professional and ethical standards, coupled with a genuine passion for the work and values of Oxfam Australia. Relevant tertiary and/or postgraduate qualifications in business management or sales and marketing will be highly regarded.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Oxfam Australia

Oxfam Australia (OAU) is one of the most influential international social justice organisations in Australia and part of one of the most effective international confederations of aid and humanitarian agencies. In more than 90 countries, Oxfam contributes towards a better, more equal world for all of us - where women and men can use their own ideas, voices and actions to build a future free from the injustice of poverty.  Oxfam delivers long term development programming, humanitarian responses and practises high level advocacy and campaigning.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.  Therefore, all successful applicants will be required to sign Oxfam Employee Code of Conduct, Oxfam Australia’s Child Safeguarding Code of Conduct and adhere to Oxfam Australia’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

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Please quote in application: Director of Fundraising and Resource Growth via Pro Bono Australia.


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