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Organisation : Cause Recruitment

Location : Sydney (Sydney City)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Humanitarian, Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 30 Jun, 2023

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Cause Recruitment

About the role

  • Full time permanent role with ongoing hybrid working arrangements.
  • Sydney CBD offices located close to public transport links
  • Work for one of the world’s leading humanitarian aid agencies!

As the Community Fundraising Specialist for this leading, globally recognised humanitarian aid agency, you get to support the Head of Fundraising in developing and executing community fundraising campaigns with a focus on growing income, engagement and awareness of their flagship peer-to-peer events whilst optimising engagement through multi-channels including digital, eDMs, SMS, Direct Mail and search. You will use your exceptional communication and presentation ability to engage audiences at a variety of public facing events (including City2Surf, Run Melbourne and Blackmores) whilst building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for driving fundraising income, utilising your project management and entrepreneurial thinking to develop and implement community fundraising activities managing relationships with donors and third-party agencies in line with budgets and plans.


  • Develop and execute community fundraising and communications strategy to drive revenue and engagement.
  • Manage relationships with key supporters and third-party agencies effectively
  • Recruit, manage and motivate community fundraisers.
  • Work with agencies to conduct digital fundraising campaign analysis and reporting informing future campaign development.
  • Work with digital communications team to develop campaign sites and optimise support
  • Stay current with relevant trends and technologies and best practice fundraising relevant to the role.
  • Work collaboratively with broader team, seeking opportunities to improve programs.


  • Demonstrated success (2 + years) in developing and executing community-based events fundraising programs.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in database management with knowledge of fundraising platform Raisely preferred.
  • High energy and self-motivated with ability to work out of hours.
  • Strong digital skills and expertise across both fundraising platforms and social media.
  • Excellent project and people management skills with ability to drive outcomes and influence in a respectful and engaging way.
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality

The team are collaborative, friendly & extremely hardworking. They are passionate and driven to reach their goals, so that they can continue to make direct impact, delivering emergency support to those most in need across the world!

If you are high energy, engaging, possess the highest standards of professionalism and are passionate about using your community fundraising experience to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

How to apply

Don’t delay, apply today or for a confidential discussion please call 0448519121 or email


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

Profession: #Events, #Fundraising, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Humanitarian, #Overseas_Aid_and_Development

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