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Major Gifts Coordinator

Organisation : Black Dog Institute

Location : Sydney (Randwick)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 80000 - 90000

Application closing date : 9 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Black Dog Institute
  • Permanent - full time (35 hours)

  • Total remuneration package: 80K - 90K

  • 9 day fortnight benefit

  • Randwick location, hybrid work model


About Us:

As the only Medical Research Institute in Australia to investigate mental health across the lifespan, our aim is to create a mentally healthier world for everyone. For the past 20 years, we have been at the forefront of mental health research and have maintained a reputation as one of the nation’s leading institutes investigating mental health. Our work is used to drive evidence informed change across the rapidly expanding mental health sector and sets the foundations for a brighter and healthier future for all.


What We Offer:

  • Generous salary packaging 
  • Hybrid working model, flexibility in days spent at home and in the office
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Pet friendly office
  • Team building and social events

About the role

Be responsible for the coordination of events for major donors, assist with the writing of proposal, grant applications, and assist with communications sent to our major donors. The role is integral in supporting the philanthropy team in the nurturing of close relationships with existing and prospective high value supporters. You will support the strategic growth in income from our donors and play a key role in our overall fundraising strategy.


Essential Criteria:

  • 2+ years experiences in business to business marketing, fundraising, marketing agency, or customer service
  • Tertiary degree, or other relevant qualifications in marketing, business, law, or experience in a related role.
  • Demonstrated high computer literacy, primarily with Blackbaud and Raiser Edge software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, with a warm manner and a high degree of empathy.
  • Proven time management skills and able to juggle competing deadlines without compromising quality.


Black Dog Institute is steadfastly committed to achieving a progressive and diverse workforce that is reflective of our wider community.  We celebrate the qualities, beliefs, and practices that make us unique, and are dedicated to the development and progression of our people. We ensure equality of opportunity for all, regardless of age, characteristics, cultural background, sexual orientation, lived experience, gender identity, disability and/or family status. We look forward to having you join our team at Black Dog Institute.

  Please apply via the link below.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Major Gifts Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Mental_Health


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