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Fundraising Specialist

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Fundraising Specialist

Organisation: Youthworks, Fundraising

Location: CBD, Sydney

Employment Type: Part Time, 3 days a week

Applications Close: as soon as position is filled

Youthworks is seeking a Fundraising Specialist to join our Fundraising team. The Fundraising team is responsible for developing fundraising strategies and executing campaigns and appeals that effectively engage donors and supporters with Youthworks’ mission and vision. In doing so we raise funds for Youthworks’ ministry teams in all channels. This is achieved through the development and distribution of collateral as well as websites, social media and internal communications.

About the role

The Fundraising Specialist is responsible for developing and driving direct marketing and digital campaigns and appeals, including development and management of the regular giving program. This position will contribute to Youthworks’ financial objectives through compelling communications and excellent donor stewardship, and by optimising existing campaigns and introducing new campaigns. 

Your responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate direct marketing and digital campaigns and appeals to meet organisational budgets and drive revenue growth
  • Contribute to future fundraising strategies, defining business goals and outcomes
  • Work closely with internal communications and marketing teams to ensure all supporter communications are accurate, timely, on-brand and on-message
  • Management of the monthly giving program and value growth activities, including the regular giving life-cycle from acquisition to upgrading. This also includes product design and reporting on internal and external agency deliverables
  • Contribute to the development of all aspects of supporter care, retention and engagement including upgrades, payment recovery and recognition/stewardship, thanking, calling and stewardship events

You will need to demonstrate

  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing, Media or PR, or 2+ years of equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent written communications skills and ability to write for different audiences and channels
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to quickly establish rapport and work effectively with a wide range of people to achieve outcomes
  • Excellent organisational and project coordination skills, ability to manage multiple set deadlines and be flexible to changes in priority
  • Strong research and analytical skills, particularly ability to report and draw insights from web and social analytics  
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to think strategically and execute tactically
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Proficiency in using a range of software applications, including Microsoft Office and CRM
  • Willingness to do further training to upskill as required
  • A personal Christian faith and willingness to work within an Anglican organisation

It is desirable but not essential that you have previous engagement with Youthworks’ ministries, knowledge and experience of Sydney Anglicanism, and basic social media content creation skills.  

To note applications cannot be processed until a completed application form is submitted.

How to apply

Anglican Youthworks is committed to the Working with Children Checks; persons who are ineligible may not apply. A valid Working with Children Check number for paid employment must be obtained and verified prior to an offer of employment being made.

To apply submit in writing a cover letter and resume by clicking “Apply” below. Please include at least 1 past employer and your current church minister as referees.

If your skills are a fit, you will be contacted by a member of our recruitment/HR team.

For general enquiries please email


The Listing
Area: CBD, Sydney,
Status: Part Time
Date: Not specified
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