Reporting to the Executive Manager Fundraising and Programs, the Team Leader Fundraising will take a lead role in coordinating the organisation's fundraising campaign processes. The position will have a strong emphasis on direct mail but will also be responsible for the integration of a variety of giving activities and channels including online, print, telemarketing and community fundraising.

The position will also focus on acquisition, donor stewardship, retention and conversion strategies, delivered through well-planned donor journeys and campaigns. This will be supported through meaningful programs, robust processes and engaging communications, which will be integral in meeting growth targets.

Key responsibilities

Fundraising Campaign Delivery

  • Strategically lead comprehensive direct mail and other fundraising campaigns to maintain existing donors and acquire new donors.
  • Develop targeted communications to steward new and existing donors with a goal to sustain and increase annual giving through fundraising campaigns.

Campaign Analysis

  • Analyse data to make strategic recommendations around yearly fundraising campaigns.
  • Analyse supporter relationships to improve loyalty and retention.
  • Deliver comprehensive post-campaign reporting and analysis.

Project Management

  • Manage the production and development process for campaigns, fundraising and materials.
  • Drive the development of campaign materials, both print and digital.

Innovative Fundraising

  • Test new donor markets, giving avenues and programs to expand our donor support.

Team Development

  • Oversee the Supporter Relations and Regular Giving teams.
  • Actively participate across departmental projects and activities.


Selection Criteria

  1. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a multi-channel direct marketing role in the not for profit sector. 
  2. Proven success developing and executing fundraising acquisition and retention strategies across multiple channels. 
  3. Proven experience in data analysis and segmentation, ideally using Salesforce or similar CRM systems.
  4. Strong project management, problem solving and analytical skills. 
  5. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). 
  6. Strong internal and external stakeholder management experience.

Download the Position Description

How to Apply

Applications must include:

  • a concise CV
  • a covering statement outlining the skills and experience you would bring to this role
  • your salary expectations.

If you are professional fundraiser looking for a role that will challenge and inspire - APPLY NOW via Seek.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 30 July 2021however interviewing for suitable applicants will commence immediately.


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