- Job posted on: 26th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
The Head of Individual and Community Giving is a critical leadership position reporting directly to the Head of Division, Fundraising and Communications.
Do you have a clear vision of how to inspire more people to join a cause that makes a difference every day? Love developing growth strategies and leading a team to implement them achieving great results? Know how to harness traditional mass market fundraising techniques such as Direct Mail, Regular Giving and Appeals and adapt and innovate to leverage digital channels, techniques and opportunities? Know how to measure what matters and motivate a team to work in a growth mindset? This is the perfect role for you!
Every four minutes another Australian is diagnosed with cancer - this is a rare leadership opportunity in a large, impactful charity where the work you do every day makes a difference.
Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.
The Fundraising and Communications Division (FCD) is responsible for ensuring Cancer Council maintains a visible, engaging presence in the community; and to inspire and activate support from Victorians. Through a diverse revenue generation program, the Division works to ensure funds are raised to support Cancer Council Victoria’s work in line with the organisation’s mission and values.
The Individual and Community Giving Unit is accountable for the strategy and implementation of key fundraising activities to drive diversified and sustainable income growth. This dynamic unit takes a continuous improvement approach to innovation and business development, ensuring supporters have a great experience supporting Cancer Council.
The unit is responsible for Cancer Council Victoria’s mass market fundraising activities to increase supporter contributions annually and secure long-term income. Working across multiple digital and offline channels and campaigns, the unit comprises direct marketing appeals, regular giving, peer-to-peer, community engagement and retail revenue streams.
We are seeking a Head of Individual and Community Giving to join the Fundraising and Communications Division. Reporting to the Head of Division, Fundraising and Communications your role is to:
To apply for this opportunity click Apply Now to download a Position Description. Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact Lyrian Fleming-Parsley via Lyrian.email@example.com, using the subject line: Head of Individual and Community Giving enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Cancer Council will only contact applicants shortlisted for interview. We are unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.
All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.
Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.