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Donor Engagement Specialist

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Organisation : yourtown

Location : Brisbane (Milton)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Children, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 Jun, 2019

About the role

Join one of Australia’s most vibrant brands and play a pivotal role in developing our donor strategy.

We are seeking a dynamic Donor Engagement Specialist based in Milton, QLD. This role is responsible for ensuring a sustainable funding base to meet the needs of the organisation, by developing and implementing the donor strategy. Cultivate relationships with major donors, developing and managing donor engagement to increase both revenue opportunities and profile for yourtown and its three brands properties; Luxury Art Unions (House+Car), yourtown and Kids Helpline. You will be responsible for all charity messaging across the organisation and developing and implementing donor activity. This is an autonomous role that will allow you to build an independent community fundraising stream to ensure the sustainability of our operations through diversification and growth of income sources.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have a Bachelor Degree in Marketing or related discipline and at least 4 years’ experience in a similar role. You will have proven business development skills and the ability to build positive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Your excellent verbal, copy writing and communication skills, and well developed interpersonal skills will allow you to prepare and deliver reports and presentations that will ensure your success in acquiring new and engaging existing donors. You will enjoy the opportunity to take on a position that contributes to growth in awareness and income for our organisation that invites us all to be part of the solution as we provide vital services to disadvantaged children, young people and families in our communities.

At yourtown our town is your town. We’re all about people, how we work with each other and the hundreds and thousands we care for each year. We take the time to listen, understand and encourage people to find their place. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Resourcing Partner on 07 3867 1376

Closing Date: 28 June 2019

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

In line with yourtown’s diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Donor Engagement Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.

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