Community Fundraising Officer

Friday, 26 Jul 2024

Vacancy: Full time or Part time 0.8FTE, 24 month contract.

  • Join our mission driven organisation
  • Supportive culture with genuine flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunity to shape our community fundraising offering

The Women’s & Children’s Hospital Foundation are embarking on a journey of strategic growth. We are looking for a Community Fundraising Officer to join our expanding Philanthropy & Partnerships team. This is an exciting time to join a passionate, purpose-driven organisation making a positive philanthropic impact to the lives of women, children and families.

As Community Fundraising Officer you will develop and implement community fundraising activities to enable supporters to raise funds for the WCH Foundation in new, engaging and flexible ways that integrate digital and traditional fundraising methods. You will coordinate the community fundraising program including third-party fundraisers, beneficiary events, peer-to-peer opportunities, supporter communication journeys, and other initiatives that positively engage current and new supporters.

The principal responsibilities are to:

  1. Work alongside the Partnerships & Philanthropy team to develop and drive the community fundraising program.
  2. Plan, coordinate and execute community fundraising activities, events, campaigns and projects.
  3. Coordinate enquiries and build positive relationships with community fundraisers to provide support, expertise, and ensure that financial goals are met.
  4. Create and maintain a suite of community fundraising collateral and communications, both digital and offline.
  5. Ensure accurate record keeping, budgets and reporting for the community fundraising program.
  6. Work across the organisation to contribute to priority projects as required.

You will have:

  • An interest in supporting the health and wellbeing of women, children and families.
  • Previous experience and/or tertiary qualifications in marketing, event management, communications or fundraising.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including in person, written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritise projects, and work to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, build rapport and motivate others.
  • Experience in engaging and building relationships with a diverse range of supporters.
  • Aptitude for events, communications and project management.
  • Ability and willingness to support other fundraising programs when required.
  • Ability to maintain accurate database records and run reports (Raiser’s Edge NXT experience preferred), proficient with Microsoft Office programs and willingness to learn to use a range of digital platforms.
  • A current driver’s license is essential.
  • Hold a current WWCC or be willing to undertake a WWCC.

Join an organisation that boasts exceptional levels of employee engagement and satisfaction, including two years of winning of Xref Engage’s Best Workplace Award.

Please visit Careers – WCH Foundation | WCH Foundation to obtain a position description. To contact the WCH Foundation, please email [email protected]

To apply, please submit your application via We will be reviewing applications as we receive them. Early submission is encouraged to ensure your application is considered.

To be considered for this position, your application must include a cover letter that addresses the key responsibilities. Interviews will be held on the 16th and 17th July 2024.