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Community Fundraising Coordinator

The Smith Family
  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Permanent Full Time position
  • Sydney CBD/Flexible

As we lead up to our Centenary, it’s an exciting time to be joining our family. We are currently seeking a Community Fundraising Coordinator to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision.

Reporting to the Community Fundraising Manager and working with a dedicated, energised, and passionate team in a fast-paced environment, this role supports income growth, supporter acquisition and donor engagement through the delivery and continuous improvement of The Smith Family’s portfolio of Community Fundraising and Events.

A day in the life of a Community Fundraising Coordinator might look like this, but every day can be different. Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Run weekly, monthly and quarterly tracking reports to evaluate income, supporter registrations and donation numbers, providing supporting commentary where required
  • Act as contact point for third party platform provides (e.g. Grassrootz and Just Giving) to ensure The Smith Family is offered fundraising opportunities provided by them
  • Inbox management: Ensure prompt contact is made with fundraisers upon registration to welcome and coordinate support where appropriate (including fundraising guidance, assistance and online page-set up etc
  • Working with the Media Team to identify key fundraiser stories for promotion
  • Coordinate the development and sending of fundraising communication pieces in line with agreed plan, tracking and reporting on results
  • Provide support to National Events Specialists, where required, in the set up and execution of National Events

Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a fundraising role
  • Minimum 1 year experience in digital communication
  • Basic project management ability with a demonstrated ability to meet hard deadlines while engaging multiple stakeholders.
  • Customer service orientation and the ability to deal with others at all levels of an organisation (both internally and externally) with a results orientated and ‘can do’ attitude

Here’s why we think you’ll love The Smith Family:

Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, interesting, and purposeful work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes and make a difference to the lives of Australian children every day.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Karina Yewdall, Community Fundraising Manager at Karina.Yewdall@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Community Fundraising Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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