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Community Fundraising Coordinator

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Organisation : Austin Health

Location : Melbourne (Heidelberg )

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Austin Health

Austin Health is the one of Victoria’s largest providers of tertiary health services, health professional education and research. Austin Health includes the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre and the ONJ Centre.  

About the role

  • Located in Heidelberg
  • Full-time (38 hours per week)
  • Permanent role
  • Be a best practice leader in community fundraising and events  


An exciting opportunity currently exists for a passionate, result’s driven, highly organized and motivated professional to join the Austin Health Foundations’ Partnership Team.

Reporting to the Head of Partnerships, the Community Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and supporting community fundraising activities, initiatives and events to increase and enhance supporter engagement and revenue for the Foundation.

The role is responsible for the development, implementation and growth of the community fundraising and events portfolio inclusive of mass participation fundraising events, digital fundraising, in-celebration coupled with providing corporate partnership business development support and account management.

The Community Fundraising Coordinator will also be responsible for providing support to the Partnerships Portfolio and across the Foundation as required.



To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:

  • A commitment to Austin Health values: Our actions show we care; We bring our best, Together we achieve; We shape the future
  • Relevant Degree qualifications in Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, Events, Sales or related field with at least 2 years’ experience in a fundraising, marketing, community services or events role in the not-for-profit sector and/or commercial sector
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines, manage a wide-ranging workload with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience in writing fundraising/marketing communications
  • Proven outstanding relationship management capabilities across a broad range of stakeholders including community supporters, corporates and suppliers
  • Budget management with demonstrated results in achieving revenue and expenditure targets
  • Innovative, growth and continuous improvement mindset with a positive, flexible and solution focused attitude
  • Positive and collaborative team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Advanced experience in MS Office with a good working knowledge of CRMs
  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Flexibility and availability to work outside of standard working hours and on weekends (as required)


Work with us!

Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and an employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

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



How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #Community_Services, #Fundraising, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General


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