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Fundraising Lead – Community

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Organisation : Very Special Kids

Location : Melbourne (Malvern)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Families, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 29 May, 2019

About the role

  • Be a part of a high performing Fundraising team
  • Attractive Salary Packaging
  • Full time (or part time 30 hours per week considered)

We currently have an opportunity for a fundraiser to own responsibility for generating and increasing revenue through community-based fundraising.  Reporting into the Fundraising & Events Manager, the portfolio includes third party peer-to-peer events, gifts made in memory or in celebration and all regular and ad hoc community fundraising initiatives.   


Ideally you will come from a not for profit community or charitable organisation and have a proven track record in achieving fundraising income targets or sales.  In addition your engaging personality enables you to develop relationships with a diverse range of people, network and negotiate to achieve successful outcomes, coupled with excellent public speaking skills.  Degree qualifications in a related discipline would be an advantage. 


Flexibility to work occasional weekends/out of hours required.  In addition, you will have an unrestricted driver’s license and be prepared to undergo a safe driver towing course.  As a confident driver part of the role will be to tow giant piggy banks from time to time.  A one day driver training course will be provided on Saturday 29th June.


In return, Very Special Kids offers its employees a supportive and rewarding environment including salary packaging, initiatives to support your health & wellbeing, and targeted individual development plans.


Although this is advertised as a full time position, we are a flexible workplace and will consider part time options.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Very Special Kids

Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing Victoria’s only children’s hospice and professional family support services.  Our free-of-charge services help more than 900 families across Victoria, with ongoing support, from the child’s diagnosis all the way through to recovery or bereavement and beyond.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Fundraising Lead – Community via Pro Bono Australia.

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