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Fundraising Specialist

Organisation : The Alfred Foundation (c/- Gembridge Recruitment)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Health – Hospitals & Medical Centres

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Join a vibrant exciting team
  • Grow your fundraising career
  • Inner Melbourne

The Alfred hospital is a Melbourne icon. For more than 150 years it has been providing leading health care services to the people of Victoria and beyond. The Alfred Foundation creates and nurtures philanthropic partnerships between the community and The Alfred, generating funds that lead to better health care. Well known for exceptional Trauma and Emergency Units, The Alfred also provides world-class research and treatment in the areas of Heart, Cancer, Neurology, Mental Health and Organ Transplants. Philanthropy has enabled The Alfred Foundation to work together to drive innovation at the hospital, purchase new equipment, redevelop and expand facilities to improve patient care, support research, fund scholarships, build knowledge and share learnings with the world.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the Fundraising Specialist will implement strategies to engage, acquire and steward donors to support The Alfred Foundation. This vital and interesting role has broad responsibilities including coordinating a multi-channel approach to mass market giving, with a focus on growing regular and cash giving through channels including direct mail, telemarketing, face to face and online. You will play a key role in coordinating and implementing direct mail appeals, including assisting in the development and production of publications and appeal packs and researching and developing patient case studies to support fundraising activities. In addition, you will coordinate community programs, special events and be the key point of contact for community fundraisers to maximise their support of The Alfred.

About YOU

  • A team player with excellent project management and communication skills, initiative & attention to detail
  • Proven experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing direct mail appeals and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Experience implementing community programs and donor events is highly desirable, and strong interpersonal skills to engage volunteers and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exposure across a variety of fundraising channels including digital, face to face and telemarketing is desirable
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM databases is essential, and FIA Certificate or Diploma in Fundraising is highly regarded, but not essential

Along with a rewarding career, The Alfred Foundation offers professional development and mentoring opportunities, competitive remuneration and benefits including salary packaging, ADO’s, discount parking and health insurance, onsite gym and childcare services.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community they serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

APPLY NOW if you are looking for an exceptional opportunity to make a difference whilst growing and flourishing in your fundraising career.

Gembridge is proud to partner with The Alfred Foundation. For a confidential discussion, please contact Jenni D’Orival or Michelle Varcoe on 03 8375 9661or

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Alfred Foundation (c/- Gembridge Recruitment)

How to apply


Please quote in application: Fundraising Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Health_–_Hospitals_and_Medical_Centres

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