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Organisation : Lung Foundation Australia

Location : Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Lung Foundation Australia

Lung Foundation Australia is an award-winning profit for purpose organisation and national peak health and advisory body.  Lung Foundation Australia aspires to be an Employer of Choice.  Lung Foundation Australia is entering a period of accelerated growth consolidating three years of strong performance which saw the Foundation named Non-Government Organisation of the Year in 2020 and The Voice Projects Best Place to Work in 2020 and 2021.  

We operate from three offices: Brisbane (Corporate Office), Sydney (fundraising) and Melbourne (research) with a national footprint established by our support and research programs. We are committed to work life balance and flexibility in the workplace. 

As our impact grows with increased government and community funding so does our team and our army of volunteer supporters. Over the next three years, Lung Foundation Australia is anticipated to increase its headcount by 50%+ as new offices are opened, and new projects are commenced. 

About the role

About the role

Reporting into the General Manager, Development, the Community Fundraising Coordinator plays a key role in elevating Lung Foundation Australia’s community fundraising and events, including our flagship Shine a Light on Lung Cancer campaign and annual gala dinner, to maximise revenue and engagement. 

About You

You will have at least one year of experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of consistently achieving fundraising revenue targets. You will have experience coordinating fundraising activities, ideally community-based fundraising/events and logistics and demonstrated experience providing high-level supporter care and a strong understanding of the fundraiser journey. Tertiary qualifications in events management, marketing, communications or fundraising are desirable.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Solid understanding of CRM, donor management systems and/or third-party fundraising platforms, such as Grassrootz or Funraisin. 
  • Exceptional time-management skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and work to tight deadlines.
  • Understanding of the use of digital and social media platforms to drive the success of community fundraising initiatives.
  • Strong administration skills with an eye for detail.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to a range of different audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple workplans and priorities simultaneously.
  • Experienced use of Microsoft Office software, Sharepoint and strong capability with donor database software such as Salesforce. 
  • Ability to travel interstate to other office locations as required.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our amazing Development Team in Sydney. We offer a range of benefits including:

  • Attractive salary packaging options – up to $15,900 tax free per year.
  • Flexible work life balance opportunities including working from home and flexible rostering.
  • Additional leave including birthday leave, 4 mental health days per year, 10 days paid domestic violence leave, 10 days paid COVID leave and 16 weeks paid parental leave including superannuation in addition to government support.
  • Generous professional development allowance per annum.
  • Rewards and Recognition program.
  • Wellness program and social club events.
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is funded by the employer for business and private access. 

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Health_–_General


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