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Annual Giving Officer (Fundraising), Office of Advancement

Organisation : Western Sydney University

Location : Sydney (Parramatta)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Education & Employment, Education & Training, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Humanitarian, Research / Medical Research, Science & Technology, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : HEW Level 5 $82,683 to $93,648 p.a. (comprising Salary of $69,868 to $79,134 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Application closing date : 27 Oct, 2019

About the role

The Annual Giving team within the Office of Advancement, develops, manages, nurtures and maintains relationships with current, lapsed and potential donors to ensure continued and increased support for the University’s philanthropic programs.

We are seeking an Annual Giving Officer to be responsible for delivering a number of programs as part of the Annual Giving fundraising strategy. This will include responsibility for assisting in the planning and undertaking the delivery of multi-channel fundraising programs, using planned and coordinated database, digital and telephone marketing techniques.

Must have skills and experience in:
– Creative and professional writing
– Community and peer-to-peer fundraising
– Donor relations and stewardship
– Telephone and or face-to-face fundraising

Please view the Position Description for more information.

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About the organisation

Organisation Name : Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over 11 campuses in Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with 3,000 staff and 45,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world. 

The University strategic plan, Securing Success: 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, articulates the University’s values and commitments of being: 
1) A Distinctively Student-Centred University; 
2) A Research-Led University with Regional, National and Global Impact; 
3) A Unique Learning Experience that is Innovative, Flexible and Responsive;
4) An Expanding International Reach and Reputation; 
5) A Leading Advocate and Champion for the Western Sydney and its People; 
6) A Dynamic and Innovative Culture that Secures Success. 

The Office of Advancement leads activity and strategy to develop philanthropic fundraising revenue, engaging with various University stakeholders and fostering relationships for the University. It works to ensure that a strong culture of philanthropic giving advances the University's teaching, learning and research agendas. 

How to apply for this role

How to Apply:

Position Enquiries: Please contact Ray Villarica on (02) 9685 9851 or via email on 

Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. 

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