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Fundraising Coordinator

Trust for Nature
  • Join an organisation that safeguards a future for Victoria’s unique natural environment
  • Enjoy a work-life balance with a part time and flexible role (four days)

“We work collaboratively to protect nature on private land forever.”

About us

Trust for Nature is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to protecting nature in Victoria. Our vision is that Victoria’s most threatened native plants and wildlife are protected for future generations. To achieve this, we work closely with private landholders, government, organisations, Traditional Owners and businesses to help restore, protect and manage biodiversity on private land.

Our team is made up of 60 passionate people who work with communities throughout Victoria and take practical action to care for and nurture nature. Together, we can and will make a difference to Victoria’s natural environment, would you like to join us?

About the role

The Fundraising Coordinator is a pivotal part of the Fundraising and Marketing Team whose aim is to integrate Trust for Nature’s conservation goals into partnership, communication and fundraising projects. This role will be focused on fostering excellent relationships with existing donors and building new relationships with supporters. You’ll be the first point of contact for many individual supporters, develop and implement direct mail-outs, manage regular giving relationships, coordinate fundraising events and maintain the database.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for variety, challenge and a chance to contribute their ideas.

In a typical week as a Fundraising Coordinator you will:

  • Maintain and establish relationships with donors
  • Manage the Salesforce database with donor information
  • Support the Fundraising and Partnerships Manager to plan and roll out fundraising activities, campaigns and events
  • Raise awareness of and manage the regular giving program
  • Act as the first point of contact for Trust for Nature’s fundraising team, providing front line customer service
  • Process donations and receipting
  • Liaise with mail houses and printers for fundraising campaigns
  • Support content development for campaign EDMs, letters and social media
  • CRM reporting of donor data and broader organisational information including benchmarking and data analytics.

This is a fixed term position for 12 months that offers a base salary of $72,012 p.a. (full time equivalent) plus 9.5% superannuation.

About you

We are searching for someone who thrives in a small team and enjoys lending a hand to a variety of tasks. You will have previous experience in a similar fundraising or customer service role and will be;

  • An expert in use of CRM platforms (Salesforce highly beneficial)
  • A skilful communicator with strong customer service experience
  • Able to think on your toes and troubleshoot under pressure
  • Forward thinking and driven to improve the way we work
  • Comfortable working autonomously and as part of a team
  • Skilful in handling a wide range of situations confidentially and diplomatically
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office suite.

At Trust for Nature we are committed to building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, and embrace our differences. We encourage job applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, people from LGBTIQ+ communities and culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you have any queries about this opportunity please contact us at recruitment@tfn.org.au, using the subject line: Fundraising Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note, a National Police Check is required to be conducted as part of the recruitment process. Our practices are inclusive and based on equal opportunity principles, a positive result from a police check would only preclude employment in certain circumstances.

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