- Job posted on: 22nd Jun 2021
- Applications close:
The Big Issue Australia is an independent not for profit organisation that develops and operates a number of social enterprises providing opportunities for those experiencing homelessness and disadvantage to positively change their lives.
We are an agent for social change, using entrepreneurial practices and sound business strategy to promote social inclusion and alleviate poverty in Australia. Our innovative programs and services focus on helping people who are socially disadvantaged, and may otherwise slip through the cracks, to build confidence and the capacity to help themselves.
This is achieved by using various mechanisms to connect people with the community, such as the Street Magazine Enterprise, the Community Street Soccer Program (Street Soccer), the Women’s Subscription Enterprise and The Big Issue Classroom.
Homes for Homes is a social enterprise created by The Big Issue that aims to help end homelessness in Australia. It raises new, private funding to tackle the shortage of social and affordable housing. Property owners donate 0.1% of the sale price of their property to Homes for Homes, these funds are then pooled and granted to community housing providers to increase the supply of affordable and social housing.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Fundraising and Partnerships Coordinator to join our National Partnerships team based in Melbourne.
Responsible for coordinating integrated fundraising campaigns, donor acquisition, retention and grant applications, this role will work closely with the Partnerships and Business Development Manager to increase philanthropic and partnerships income. This role will operate under a shared services model, working across both The Big Issue and Homes for Homes businesses.
The Fundraising and Partnerships Coordinator will take carriage of a range of partnership servicing activities including subscription management, corporate volunteering, workplace giving and other similar opportunities. The role will also identify grant and award opportunities and take the lead in writing applications. The successful candidate will have exceptional relationship management skills and thrive in a team environment enjoying an exciting, diverse scope of work.
The key responsibilities will be delivered within a strategy developed by senior management.
This role would suit a self-starter with a can-do attitude who takes responsibility for:
All positions at The Big Issue and Homes for Homes are designed to meet the company’s goals. To achieve these goals we need people who:
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.