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Fundraising Coordinator

Sea Shepherd Australia
  • Department: Business Development – Fundraising
  • Location: Williamstown, Victoria.
  • Fulltime with WFH - Flexibility.

We are looking for a fundraising legend who is passionate about raising money for real change? Do you love strategies & campaigns, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have a desire to make a difference? We may have the perfect role for you. At Sea Shepherd we are on the frontlines, taking direct action to protect our precious blue planet and we want YOU on our team.

What are you waiting for? Apply Now. Our ocean needs you!


Sea Shepherd Australia is a non-profit marine conservation organisation, that campaigns to defend, conserve and protect the ocean. Our mission is to protect defenceless marine wildlife and end the destruction of habitat in the world’s oceans. We use Innovative direct action tactics to investigate, document and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced oceanic ecosystems, Sea Shepherd Australia works to ensure their survival for future generations.


Reporting to the Business Development Manager (BDM), the Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining our Regular Giving Program and Cash Appeals Program. Working closely with the BDM you will help to design, develop, and implement programs to grow our supporter base.

The Fundraising Coordinator role will be vital in introducing strategies to create valuable ongoing relationships with our donors. As a key member of the Business Development Team, you will be responsible for achieving annual fundraising targets, growing our supporter base and introducing ongoing strategies to build strong valuable relationships with our donors both new and existing.


This is a chance to turn your passion into action and work with like-minded individuals whose values and motivations are unified in putting an end to the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans

Selection criteria essential

You will have:

  • Demonstrated experience and an outstanding track record of success in managing end-to-end and ongoing direct response campaigns. Including the successful planning and implementation of donor retention and acquisition strategies that meet budget requirements.
  • Proven experience in successfully cultivating and managing long-lasting donor relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience using Salesforce CRM (or other customer relationship management databases)
  • Exceptional ability to identify opportunities and maximise them to their full potential
  • Experience in report writing, complemented by strong data and analytical skills.
  • A clear understanding of fundraising practices in particular regular giving programs.
  • High attention to detail with excellent organisation, time management and project management skills.

For any questions, contact recruitment@seashepherd.org.au, using the subject line: Fundraising Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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