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Major Gifts Senior Coordinator

Organisation : The Royal Flying Doctor Service

Location : New South Wales (Sydney)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising, Grants & Philanthropy, Marketing, Media & Communications, Program Coordination & Management, Sales & Business Development

Sector : Health – General

Salary Type : Annual Package

About the Role

  • Voted number 1 in Australia's Charity Reputation Index for the last 8 years
  • Portfolio of existing major donors - further cultivate significant support
  • Suit candidates with corporate sponsorship or business development experience

The Organisation
  
The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section is a leading provider of health services across south eastern Australia providing primary health care, health education, emergency evacuation and retrieval services to remote, rural and regional communities.
  
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24 hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.6 million square kilometres. Delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, and supported by a vast number of volunteers and supporters, the RFDS is vital for those that live, work and travel in rural and remote Australia

Benefits & Culture

  • Australia’s most loved, stable and reputable charity
  • Work with a dynamic and innovative fundraising team
  • Salary packaging and parental leave available
  • Located in Sydney CBD, close to public transport
  • Iconic organisation celebrating its 90th year anniversary
  • Rare opportunity to be trained and mentored by a highly regarded fundraising specialist

The Role
  
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising this role will be responsible for raising funds from major supporters with a focus on the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporates, trusts and foundations. This will include:

  • Leading and coordinating the relationship management of  current major donors
  • Research, identification and the solicitation of new major gift donors
  • Implementing and maintaining personalised stewardship plans for major donors
  • Ensuring that lapsed major donors are given the opportunity to renew their support
  • Supporting the Head of Fundraising with the development of major gifts submissions

  
Skills Required
You are a relationship fundraiser, BD, sales or sponsorship executive with a background in corporate fundraising and/or trusts and foundations. You have exceptional communication and influencing skills with a personable approach to engage and build relationships and you can demonstrate:

  • Deep understanding of best practice major gift or business development strategies
  • Success securing funding from trusts and foundations, major donors, PAFs or corporate partners
  • Use of effective soliciting and stewardship tools mapping the donor or customer journey
  • Experience working collaboratively in a target driven environment
  • Excellent pitch and presentation skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to multitask, meet deadlines and achieve goals
  • Proficiency in MS Office and familiarity with CRM systems

If you have a passion for and commitment to promoting health and wellbeing in rural and regional south east Australia, please contact Louise Furlong on 02 8243 0570 or to apply, please send your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format, quoting reference #44551
  
 

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Royal Flying Doctor Service

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Please quote in application: Major Gifts Senior Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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