About this opportunity
Short Back & Sidewalks (SBSW) is a growing Australian not-for-profit celebrated for its contribution to the community. We give haircuts free of charge and free of judgement to members of the community in need. However, our service goes beyond just giving free haircuts; we create meaningful connections through conversations with clients, and create visibility for some of the most marginalised community members in Australia.
We are looking for a fundraising coordinator to help us to manage and grow our fundraising program and cultivate philanthropic support for our activities and growth. This role will initially involve around 4 hours of volunteering per week.
Are you a creative, enthusiastic and driven individual who wants to use their fundraising skills to help us to provide essential services to those in need? If so, apply now by submitting your CV and a cover letter addressing the ‘key skills’ section to [email protected]
As our fundraising coordinator, you will responsible for:
Developing and implementing SBSW’s fundraising plan
Providing strategic advice in relation to donor acquisition, engagement and retention
Helping to acquire new donors and transition existing donors to higher value giving relationships
Communicating and engaging with donors
Organising and delivering high quality donor events
Developing key philanthropic messages and content for digital communications and campaigns
Assisting with managing donor databases
Reporting to the CEO on targets and financial and KPI progress
In return, you will be provided with the opportunity to develop your fundraising skills and directly contribute to the growth and long-term sustainability of our organisation.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the below key skills:
Experience with fundraising, grant-writing and/or donor support (highly desirable)
Ability to work independently and achieve targets
Excellent interpersonal skills to engage with supporters and develop relationships
Ability to lead a portfolio/fundraising program with confidence
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Values that align with SBSW values of creating connections and being inclusive
Interest in, or connection to, the Arts (highly desirable)
SBSW values inclusivity and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.
If you want to combine your passion for community building and philanthropy please click apply and forward your CV and a cover letter addressing the ‘key skills’ section.If you have any questions please email [email protected]
4 hours per week approx.Suitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Online & Remote Volunteers
- Skilled Volunteers
- Travelling Volunteers
- Work Experience
- Fundraising & Events
- Marketing, Media & Communications