Major Gifts Coordinator
- Richmond location
- Part time, Permanent Position (0.6EFT)
- Not-for-profit Community Service Organisation
Join Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation, and FIA award winning fundraising team, and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.
Berry Street’s Marketing, Communications & Development team’s primary objective is to increase Berry Street’s profile and awareness within the community, with the aim of increasing our independent income. The purpose of this role is to support the Major Gifts team to increase Berry Street's capacity to secure funding for innovation, specific projects and general support through individual and PAF giving.
We are seeking a Major Gifts Coordinator to support the planning, coordination and delivery of an individualised major donor gift program as part of the organisational fundraising strategy, with a focus on growing and consolidating this income stream.
This is a newly created role, with the purpose to provide research capacity, administrative and communication support to the Major Gifts income stream within the Development team. Working closely with the Major Gifts team, the role plays a critical support function in identifying potential major gift funding areas and assisting in generating proposals for individual giving and PAF funding areas. You will enjoy working in a support role, within a small team and hold a contributory mindset, that will enable achievement of organisational goals. Previous experience in a similar role coupled with exceptional writing skills and an awareness of/experience in conducting research would be critical. Strong interpersonal skills and confidence working with senior level stakeholders both internally and externally is required in this role. A tertiary qualification in Communication, Research or Fundraising or relevant experience in a similar role is required.
Queries to Loretta Mannix-Fell (Major Gifts Manager) on 03 9429 9266
Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Monday 7 August 2017
Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply