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Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator

The Freedom Project -
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POSITION TITLE: Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator


POSITION: Permanent Part Time (with potential to extend to full time)

LOCATION: Belrose office, and/or working from home

REPORTS TO: Michael Newton-Brown, CEO

DATE EFFECTIVE: from January 2019


Our vision: Compelled by love, we see a world free from modern slavery, with justice and hope for all.

Our mission: We are a growing global movement of justice advocates; ending slavery by transforming lives and empowering communities, focused on prevention, rescue and restoration.

Our identity: The Freedom Project is founded on Christian belief and values and God’s heart for justice, flowing out of the personal faith of our founders. This identity shapes what we do, and how & why we do it. We partner with like-minded faith-based partners in the field. However, all the activities we are involved in are for the purposes of justice to all on the basis of need and vulnerability to trafficking and slavery regardless of race, religion, gender or ethnicity.

Our values:

·       We are faith-based– motivated by God’s love for the vulnerable & oppressed.

·       We are justice-oriented– all our activities are aimed at bringing hope and justice to vulnerable people.

·       We are community focused– committed to strategic partnerships in Australia and through our anti-slavery projects globally.

·       We are serving with integrity– striving for transparency and accountability.


This purpose of this role is to take the responsibility of all fundraising initiatives of The Freedom Project, including but not limited to developing and implementing fundraising strategy and campaigns with the aim of rapidly expanding our funding capacity. You will be responsible for recruiting new supporters, donors and advocates and building our organizational profile amongst Christian and general audiences across Australia. As a core member of staff, we expect this position to be filled by someone who aligns with our vision and mission as a faith-based organization.



Fundraising Campaigns & Appeals

·       Develop, implement and promote corporate fundraising programs eg. employer gift-matching and corportate grant programs or CSR initiatives.

·       Develop, implement & promote other ongoing general fundraising campaigns and strategies eg. bequests, monthly giving, major donor program, designated funds etc.

·       Develop, implement and promote fundraising appeals through direct mail, email and web-based giving eg. June & December appeals

·       Research & develop new campaign strategies to encourage increased donations from existing supporters, lapsed donors and new supporters

·       Develop, implement and promote fundraising activities that maximize participation or contributions & minimize costs for The Freedom Project.

Fundraising Events

·       Establish fundraising or participation goals and strategy for special events or specified time periods (eg. Fairtrade Fortnight, or Freecember or other fundraising campaigns)

·       Plan & direct special fundraising events, such as silent auctions, dances, golf events, walks or other community-based campaigns.

·       Prepare presentations and call to actions for events

·       Secure speakers/speaking opportunities for events or conferences to increase awareness


·       Prepare materials for charitable events eg. giving forms, gift bags, merchandise etc.

·       Develop materials to explain impact of giving and other benefits eg. tax deductibility

·       Coordinate general fundraising content eg. flyers, posters, web content, reports, thank you gifts etc.

·       Pursue media opportunities, write media releases and other promotional materials

Admin/Supporter Relationships

·       Develop and maintain CRM and produce relevant reports to influence strategy, including relationships with donors, sponsors, corporate and strategic partners.

·       Invite, follow up and secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals, groups or corporate donors

·       Monitor fundraising campaign progress, budgets, expense reports and other financial data, and provide feedback/impact to contributing supporters.

·       Coordinate supporter processes including welcoming and thanking donors.

·       Grant research & application including compiling relevant materials

·       Attend strategic community events and meetings to raise awareness and solicit support.



·       Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a wide range of people, including individuals, corporate donors, schools and churches.

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.

·       Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, take initiative and solve problems.

·       Ability to manage multiple projects, competing deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.


·       Tertiary education in fundraising, marketing or sales

·       Demonstrated success of fundraising experience

·       Experience in customer service and CRM databases.

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office – especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

·       Experience in developing and implementing marketing campaigns (eg. appeals).

·       (Preferred but not essential) Experience in a Christian NGO, especially with a focus on justice, international projects, and/or advocacy.


Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining for suitability for this position to as soon as possible. In your cover letter, address how you fulfil the selection criteria, your alignment to our vision and values, and why you want to work with The Freedom Project. For enquiries please email or call 0427 233 733.

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Area: Sydney, NSW
Status: Part Time
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