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Co-ordinator - Fundraising and Philanthropy

Eastern Community Legal Centre
  • Initial 12 month contract
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE, 22.5 hours per week)
  • Box Hill location
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging, leave loading and additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year

About ECLC

For 45 years, Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) has been working with communities across the eastern suburbs of Melbourne to resolve legal problems, advocate for people’s rights, improve the legal justice system, and alleviate socio-economic disadvantage.

Everything ECLC does is helping it achieve its vision of a community that respects and upholds human rights, fairness and justice.

ECLC offers free legal and other services to priority communities through a skilled multidisciplinary workforce of staff and volunteers which include advocates, community lawyers, financial counsellors, intake specialists, paralegals, social workers and program, management and policy professionals. ECLC works with communities and community members living in Boroondara, Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Whitehorse, and Yarra Ranges.

ECLC helps priority people and communities that would otherwise not have access to a lawyer, whilst prioritising services and targeting programs to those who experience acute disadvantage.

About the role

As part of the Partnerships and Community Development team, the Co-ordinator – Fundraising and Philanthropy will:

  • Lead the development, implementation and co-ordination of an organisational Funding Strategy
  • Establish and co-ordinate systems and processes relating to workplace giving, individual giving, bequests and general donations
  • Build and maintain strategic and mutually beneficial relationships with new and existing partners, funders, donors and key stakeholders

About you

You will have experience working in fundraising and philanthropy with or within the not-for-profit, community and/or legal sectors. You will be a passionate person, with the capacity to think and act strategically and exercise a high level of judgement.

You will be confident in the development and implementation of fundraising systems and platforms and be able to effectively manage tasks and deadlines while maintaining a high degree of self-awareness, resilience and professionalism.

Specifically, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Five or more years relevant experience across multiple fundraising and philanthropy streams
  • Excellent donor relation skills. Including demonstrated ability to proactively acknowledge and engage donors and respond to donor queries
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and liaise successfully with a diverse range of stakeholders in the community and government sectors at a senior level

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