- Job posted on: 15th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) is a feminist, grassroots organisation that supports women and families in crisis and advocates for social change in the community. We are based in Redfern, Sydney and work on the lands of the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation.
Every night, we support 200 women and children impacted by homelessness, domestic violence and systemic disadvantage. Equally, we seek to address the underlying causes of gender based violence through primary prevention activities with communities that want to be a part of the global movement to end gender based violence in a generation.
The Fundraising and Communities (F&C) team drives WAGEC’s financial and community engagement strategies. The team’s vision is for a sustainable, relational and feminist fundraising program that generates substantial revenue and creates meaningful social impact for our community.
The Director of Fundraising & Communities is responsible for overseeing and guiding the fundraising, leadership, marketing and communications, and community engagement functions that drive the revenue, growth, development and sustainability of WAGEC.
Reporting to the Deputy CEO and leading an energetic and talented team, this role offers an opportunity for an experienced fundraising professional to expand WAGEC's reach, and generate funds and partnerships that will help to keep women and children safe.
Please read the Position Description attached and check out our range of services at wagec.org.au.
*If you think you have the experience to do this role but don’t meet all our selection criteria, please get in touch anyway to discuss your situation. We recognise that sometimes the right candidate for a job is based in personal attributes/experiences, not just qualifications.*
To talk through any questions or if you would like assistance in applying, please contact Andrea Watkins, Director of People and Culture via [email protected], using the subject line: Director of Fundraising and Communities enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0437 615 061.
WAGEC is entitled to employ only female and transgender-female staff, due to the nature of our service, under the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW) Section 31.
And when we say ‘women’, we mean women+ including non-binary people and people who identify as a woman. We strongly encourage women with lived experience, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women of all cultures and identities to apply.
At WAGEC we are committed to caring for our people to help them excel in the work they do. Our additional employee benefits include:
Please apply ASAP, we are reviewing applications for interview as received.
A position description is attached.