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Capital Campaign Manager

Orange Sky Australia

About Orange Sky

Orange Sky is the world's-first free mobile laundry and shower service provided to people experiencing homelessness. We offer a platform for everyday Australian’s to connect by creating a safe, positive and supportive environment for people who are too often ignored or who feel disconnected from the community.

The Role

Based in Brisbane, you’ll be an experienced breadth based fundraiser and strategic leader eager and hungry to maintain momentum. A fundraising chameleon you’ll be hungry to work in collaboration with our Senior Fundraising Managers and Senior Leaders and with the Orange Sky Australia team to achieve your revenue target ($3m) across the whole fundraising mix but have a bent and passion for engagement, individual giving, philanthropy and strategic partnerships. You’ll be comfortable leading when required across a range of marketing, fundraising and partnership (MFP) initiatives and opportunities. Your responsibilities will be varied but on the whole you’ll be a self-starter, not afraid to have a vision, willing to do whatever it takes to achieve our fundraising objectives and take our supporters to nurture new and existing donor and supporter relationships.

Working within the Marketing, Fundraising and Partnerships (MFP) team and in support of our mission, Orange Sky Person Characteristics, vision and values the key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Helping lead the strategic development, planning and execution of the campaign, working collaboratively with key stakeholders.
  • Overall campaign management and organisation including pipelines, prospect tracking, moves management, task assignment and maintenance of timelines.
  • Schedule meetings, preparing talking points, assembling presentations, and full meeting prep for, Board members, campaign stakeholders and staff.
  • Research and identify prospects, refine and execute solicitation strategies and participate in solicitation.
  • Manage and achieve the campaign budget ($3m) and reporting, oversee acknowledgement of all campaign gifts and pledges and prepare all pledge payment reminders and pledge agreements in collaboration with relevant staff.
  • Write or work with relevant suppliers to build all campaign correspondence/collateral.
  • Maintain and deliver master campaign calendar to maximise effective communication and cultivation events and keep any relevant campaign associated staff on track as well as maintain accurate reporting in our CRM Salesforce.
  • Organise and monitor all adjacent and related activity and follow-up, and assist in all aspects of related events and appeals.


At Orange Sky, we are committed to ensuring "You are Better for being Orange" that is every one of our volunteers, friends, and supporters, all while working together towards delivering our mission. And as part of the Orange Sky team, you are no exception. You not only get to work with an outstanding bunch of high-performing people, but you're supported to continue your own personal growth and development in an inclusive and flexible environment, with benefits including:

  • Attractive and fair remuneration package based on industry benchmarking;
  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,900 tax free per year;
  • Flexible approach to work;
  • Development thought the Orange Sky My Career Pathway
  • Professional development fund (both formal and informal learning opportunities);
  • Recognition program that includes a paid-out reward scheme and gifted leave;
  • Additional leave including Orange Sky public holiday and gifted leave for high performance;
  • Wellness initiatives and an Employee Assistance Program;
  • Dog friendly offices - bring your (furry) best mate with you to work.

We are committed to facilitating a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodations, we welcome you to let us know so we can work with you to participate fully in our recruitment experience.

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The applicant must have at least five years industry experience in roles that have included, fundraising, engagement and/or relationship management. Additionally they will have;

  • Advanced knowledge of the fundraising sector in Australia.
  • Excellent experience in both strategic and executional fundraising roles with a deep understanding of philanthropy, appeals and the engagement space.
  • Excellent understanding and ability to adapt style and skills across a range of fundraising streams from identification through to solicitation.
  • Be data driven and analytical in their approach to growth and fundraising opportunities.
  • An understanding and aptitude for Salesforce would be favourable.
  • A strong communicator in written, verbal and digital environments,
  • A proactive attitude, highly organised and willing to give things a crack while prioritising conflicting deadlines.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and proven ability to inspire others and influence relationships.
  • Excellent understanding of or passion for service delivery, particularly in relation to homelessness or hardship.
  • Proven track record working in a similarly complex, growing, fast-paced, not-for-profit operation.

Still keen?

Please click "Apply Now" to apply. Review the Position Description here for more detail.

or reach out for a confidential discussion with Jo Senz on 07 3067-5800 or [email protected] using the subject line: Capital Campaign Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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