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Regular Giving Specialist - Flexible Location

Australian Conservation Foundation
  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraising specialist to lead ACF’s inaugural Direct Response Television (DRTV) program to grow and diversify the regular giving acquisition program
  • Temporary full-time contract position (parental leave replacement) with a salary of $92,666 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation and some of the best working conditions
  • Located in Melbourne (Wurundjeri Country), Brisbane (Yugerra Country), Canberra (Ngunawal Country), or Sydney (Gadigal Country) – your choice!
  • Come and experience our award-winning culture for yourself!

Who is the ACF?

When it comes to our environment, the Australian Conservation Foundation has been leading the way in protecting our living world for over half a century.

We are the national environment organisation committed to caring for Australia’s unique and beautiful wildlife and natural world. We’re inclusive, non-partisan and funded by the Australian community.

Whether it’s advocating for the Great Barrier Reef, koalas snoozing in big old trees or for strong climate action, our dedicated community of over 700,000 supporters are constantly working to create a world where forests, rivers, people, and wildlife thrive.

What’s the gig?

Due to the imminent arrival of a baby and an internal promotion we are looking for a fantastic fundraising professional to join our team in July 2022 and focus on developing and executing our exciting new Direct Response Television (DRTV) acquisition program to grow donors and long-term income. This is an amazing opportunity to lead this project from concept to creation which is brand new to ACF.

With the support of the Regular Giving Officer, you’ll also be responsible for managing ongoing programs to recruit, retain, and develop donors who support the EarthVoice monthly giving program. Regular Giving is ACF’s largest net revenue source with approximately 26,000 EarthVoice donors and a budget of $6M net per annum.

About you!

You’re self-motivated and can demonstrate high levels of initiative, autonomy, and accountability. Having previous experience and success in a regular giving, individual giving or direct marketing role, you understand what it takes to recruit, inspire and retain regular giving donors.

You have experience developing and delivering successful digital acquisition programs with large budgets, and bonus points if you have experience rolling out a DRTV program.

You love working with people and pulling together all the pieces to produce fundraising campaigns that get people talking, and you get a buzz from working collaboratively with stakeholders on new and innovative projects.

You know how to inspire people through storytelling to join a community of generous people giving monthly to have the greatest impact on nature and wildlife. Additionally, you love nature and you’re excited to bring your skills and experience to support the amazing work ACF is doing to change the story, build people power and fix the system so we can keep on enjoying life in this beautiful country.

Why work for us?

You’ll do important work with one of Australia’s most impactful organisations, and with our world-class organisational culture and great team, we guarantee you’ll have fun along the way.

ACF is proud to offer our staff a supportive workplace with excellent conditions, including:

  • Genuine flexibility in working hours and the opportunity to work regularly from home
  • Four weeks of annual leave a year plus an additional three days off over the Christmas / New Year period
  • Thirty days of personal leave a year (pro-rata) available to use immediately upon commencement
  • Superannuation contribution of 10.5%
  • Access to Long Service Leave after five years of continuous service
  • Eighteen weeks paid parental leave for parents (regardless of who is the birth parent) after 12 months of service
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities tailored to your individual career goals
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing support

Apply now!

View the full position description attached.

Applications are accepted through our website by clicking on Apply Now and should include a cover letter introducing yourself and a resume outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the role, addressed to Coby Hailes, Strategic Fundraising Manager.

Want to have a chat before you click send? You can contact Karen Kershaw, People & Culture Specialist, on 0422 657 242 with any questions you might have.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

ACF is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

As part of ACF’s recruitment process, a criminal background check will be conducted.

We request no agency contact please.

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