About the role
A trusted and reassuring presence in the Victorian community for more than 138 years, St John Ambulance Victoria is a for purpose organisation and driving force in the community, working for the Service of Humanity. We look to the future as a vibrant and strong organisation which exists to help those in our community who are in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.
Our desire is to serve the community further, deliver the best care possible and be a place where people are inspired to volunteer and work. We support our charitable work through a strong and diversified commercial operation, operating as a certified Social Enterprise.
About the Opportunity
Our St John Fundraising team is growing in 2021 and seeking to welcome a new team member in this exciting opportunity of permanent part time (4 days per week). Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, this integral role will be responsible for supporting and driving the strategic direction and implementation of individual giving portfolio in order to acquire new supporters, strengthen donor relationships and maximise giving opportunities.
It has a focus on the acquisition and retention of donors and is responsible for developing and managing integrated multi-channel fundraising campaigns. The role also holds accountability for the achievement of financial and non-financial performance targets related to our fundraising program.
To be successful in this position you will have knowledge and sufficient accumulated experience to implement a variety of fundraising strategies including, but not exclusively, direct mail; telemarketing, community fundraising programs; digital programs.
Note: Knowledge of and experience working with Salesforce, CRM and 3rd party fundraising platforms is highly desirable.
Essential Skills and Attributes (Selection Criteria):
- Demonstrated experience in the successful planning and implementation of donor retention and acquisition strategies that meet budget requirements.
- Campaign, Regular Giving or Direct Marketing Management skills.
- The ability to engage with a range of stakeholders to support organisational objectives across marketing, fundraising, and events.
- Effective relationship building and superior communication, both written and verbal.
- Strong data analysis skills and ability to interpret data insights into strategic direction.
- Experience in proactively marketing and promoting services and identifying new opportunities and developing supporter relationships.
- Excellent time management skills ability to work to deadlines.
- Proven ability to lead, plan and execute projects.
- Tertiary qualifications in a related field i.e., Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications.
- Willingness to undertake a current Police check and Working with Children Check.
St John supports an inclusive approach in both the workplace and community where you can pursue and achieve your goals to the fullest potential through ‘Our Safe Place’. St John offers a great culture and amazing staff benefits including career growth opportunities, training and development opportunities, tax free salary packaging options, discount cards, health and wellbeing offerings, complimentary breakfast and fresh fruit, fabulous coffee machines, team building activities, additional leave days and staff excellence awards. We also have an engaging and active social club!
How to Apply
Please apply with your updated resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Your cover letter statement should include how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities and succeed in the position.
If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our People and Culture Recruitment Team by email email@example.com.
Our commitment to Diversity
St John is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable work environment for all our people. We encourage an environment where people feel respected, safe and valued for who they are and the contribution they make to the organisation and the community. We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) applicants.
Our commitment to Child Safety
As an organisation that regularly works with children, we at St John believe that all children have the right to be emotionally and physically safe at all times, and to be treated with dignity and respect, free from emotional, psychological and physical danger, abuse and neglect. St John is committed to identifying, mitigating and managing risk to children through a preventative and risk management approach.
About the organisation
How to apply
Please quote in application: Individual Giving Specialist (Permanent Part Time) via Pro Bono Australia.