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Fundraising Specialist

Heart Talent Collective
  • Permanent role
  • 4 or 5 days per week
  • Mid level donor focus
  • Flexible, family friendly working arrangements

If you’re a fundraiser looking for the next step in your career OR someone who's wondered about taking your career into the not for profit / philanthropy space, here’s your chance!

If you’re looking for a warm, friendly and flexible working environment and an employer who will support professional development, look no further!

This is a newly-created role with a growing, ambitious organisation with big goals to transform lives in Australia and internationally.

If you’re feeling excited, you’re in the right place.

This international development organisation is transforming lives through access to education and the learning of practical life skills in vulnerable and remote communities.

This tight-knit team is caring, collaborative and driven to make an impact. The organisation offers a warm, respectful and relaxed culture as well as flexible, family-friendly working arrangements.

About this opportunity

Reporting to the Philanthropy Manager, the Fundraising Specialist is a key role in our fundraising team, responsible for creating meaningful long-term relationships with donors to inspire and grow philanthropic support from individuals through the mid-level giving and bequest programs!

Working with current and prospective donors, this role will develop fundraising initiatives to drive supporter engagement to increase fundraising revenue, improve retention and strengthen loyalty.

As well as this, you’ll have a direct report in the form of the Donor Support Officer and provide support, mentoring and knowledge to help them succeed in their role! This is an opportunity not only to be part of an organisation doing great things, but to grow your fundraising career to the next level!

About you

You’re a natural collaborator with a drive to help others and carve out a fulfilling career in the NFP space. You’re an experienced fundraiser, but at heart, you’re connected to the relationships you build and the impact you’re able to make in people’s lives through them.

Maybe you’ve been working in the NFP space for a while and you’re looking for a change, or maybe you’re set on stepping up into a role with more responsibility and the chance to mentor a direct report!

We’d love you to bring:

  • 4+ years of experience in a similar fundraising, supporter relations or relationship-focused role
  • experience and passion for cultivating and nurturing long-term relationships
  • excellent interpersonal communication and relationship building skills
  • an analytical approach, experience using a CRM and, comfort working with data
  • proven experience in setting and achieving revenue targets
  • knowledge of the Australian giving environment and a commitment to best practice in donor care
  • high ethical standards of behaviour, good judgment, respect for others, confidentiality and attention to detail
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent organisational and time management skills.

You might also have tertiary qualifications or equivalent in business development, communications, fundraising or another relevant subject area!

What’s on offer

Other than an amazing opportunity to make real, tangible differences in the lives of others and a lovely work environment, this role also offers:

  • Flexibility - open to this role being 4 or 5 days per week
  • A convenient North Sydney office location
  • Hybrid working model - 3 days in office/2 days WFH
  • Flexible and family-friendly working arrangements
  • Salary $75-$85k + super, depending on experience
  • Salary packaging benefits available.

This organisation is also very committed to growth and development opportunities for all staff - it’s a fantastic place to grow and learn on the daily!


Great! We’re looking forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your CV using the link on this page. If you’d like to include a cover letter, please include it as page one of your CV (one document per application, please)

Questions and enquiries can be directed to hello@heartrecruitment.com.au using the subject line: Fundraising Specialist enquiry via EthicalJobs. Please note that this email address is for enquiries - applications should be submitted by clicking Apply Now.

Heart Talent Collective is committed to responding to every applicant.

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