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Fundraising Manager - The Cat Protection Society of Victoria

Gembridge Australia
  • Build a significant fundraising program
  • Animal welfare organisation
  • Part time role

about us

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria is a not for profit animal welfare organisation. For over 75 years, they have been committed to working with the community to ensure that every cat has the opportunity for a loving, safe, and healthy home. The Society’s Purpose is to actively promote, protect and improve the welfare and wellbeing of companion cats by rehoming, providing clinical services, and encouraging responsible pet ownership. The Society has an Adoption Shelter, Veterinary Clinic and Retail Store at a new facility in Greensborough.

The Society relies principally on the kindness of donations, legacies, and Memberships for their day-to-day operations and to ensure the highest levels of care for cats and kittens in need.

Reporting to the CEO, the Fundraising Manager will lead and continue to implement the Society’s newly developed fundraising strategy, and be instrumental in the growth of fundraising activities and building the culture of fundraising and philanthropy in the Society.

This hands-on role will focus on expanding the regular giving, major gifts, and bequests portfolios. You will develop and implement strategies to grow these portfolios, including prospecting and identification, cultivation and conversion, and stewardship and retention. In addition, you will manage the donor journey and communication plan for all regular and individual giving channels to enhance engagement and supporter commitment and manage the donor database (Salesforce) and reporting.

About YOU

  • You will be passionate about, and committed to the Purpose of the Society.
  • You are a fundraising all-rounder with understanding of the philanthropic landscape, and with broad exposure across regular giving, major gifts, bequests, appeals and digital campaigns.
  • An excellent communicator with a collaborative approach and the ability to build rapport, trust and authentic relationships with The Society’s diverse donors and stakeholders.
  • An outcomes-focused fundraiser, with creative and insightful thinking, strong writing skills, the ability to work independently and to use initiative.
  • A relevant qualification in Fundraising, Marketing or Business is highly desirable.
  • Have experience with Salesforce.

how to apply

Click APPLY NOW if you want to make your mark on a newly developed fundraising strategy and are passionate about promoting and improving the welfare and wellbeing of companion cats in Victoria.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so please apply without delay.

Gembridge is proud to partner with The Cat Protection Society of Victoria. For a confidential discussion, please contact Jenni D’Orival or Michelle Varcoe on 03 8375 9661 or apply@gembridge.com.au using the subject line: Fundraising Manager - The Cat Protection Society of Victoria enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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