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Fundraising Team Lead

Organisation : BirdLife Australia

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising, Marketing, Media & Communications, Sales & Business Development

Sector : Animals, Conservation & Environment

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : BirdLife Australia

About the role

  • Support Australia's bushfire regeneration response for birds & their habitat
  • Inspire a fundraising team dedicated to maximising individual giving
  • Suited to a data-driven direct marketer from either the NFP or commercial sect
  • Support Australia’s bushfire regeneration response benefiting native birds & habitat
  • Inspire a fundraising team dedicated to maximising individual giving
  • Suited to a data-driven direct marketer from either the NFP or commercial sector

The Organisation
BirdLife Australia is a national, grassroots conservation charity with over 280,000 supporters. We have been the voice of Australia’s birdlife for over a century, from protecting birds and their habitats to on-ground projects and advocacy informed by rigorous science. Our core programs adopt a multi-species landscape-scale approach to conservation, including beach-nesting shorebirds, woodland birds, mallee birds and globally important habitats, which we call Key Biodiversity Areas. 

The Role
As Birdlife embarks on a five-year fundraising growth strategy, you will play a key role in optimising individual giving across four key fundraising programs; regular giving and membership, cash appeals, bequests and community fundraising .
You will do this by:

  • Developing strategies to increase revenue through current and new fundraising streams
  • Leading and supporting a high performing team, building capacity and championing a donor first culture
  • Reporting on fundraising activity and return on investment (ROI)
  • Maximise the new CRM and digital technology to growing and develop the donor journey

Skills Required
You are a data-driven direct marketer with a record of managing multichannel campaigns and a career developed in either the fundraising or commercial sectors.
Your experience includes:

  • Managing campaigns and designing development strategies, resulting in increased revenue, improved ROI and enhanced donor or customer retention.
  • Good knowledge of the donor or customer life-cycle
  • Personable approach for engaging and supporting suppliers
  • Leading a team or have ambitions to and understanding the importance of cultivating a positive team culture

Support BirdLife Australia’s ambitious mission of stopping the extinction of some of Australia’s highly endangered birds. Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8080 8978 for a further discussion.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Fundraising Team Lead via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Animals, #Conservation_and_Environment


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