We endeavour to save and improve the lives of Australians affected by kidney disease and are committed to promoting good kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support.

If you are interested in joining us at Kidney Health Australia, please send your resume and cover letter to people@kidney.org.au. If you have any queries, please phone us on freecall 1800 454 363.

We consider each employment application on merit and, if a position is not available at the time, your details will be kept on file for future reference. We also invite you to see our volunteer opportunities.

Community Fundraiser Coordinator (NSW)

Position Title:

Community Fundraising Coordinator (NSW)

Business Unit:

Marketing, Fundraising and Communications

Location:

New South Wales

Date Effective:

February 2019

Status:

Permanent

FTE

FTE – 1.0

Reporting to the Community Fundraising and Events Manager the Community Fundraising Coordinator will be the primary contact to support individuals and groups who are raising funds for Kidney Health Australia.

A major focus of this position will be supporting and engaging Fundraisers as they plan and manage their fundraising events, building important relationships to enhance our standing in the community and supporting participants of Kidney Health Australia fundraising campaigns.

About the program
The primary purpose of this program is to raise income through engaging fundraisers and producing high quality events. The secondary objective is to help raise the profile for kidney disease and Kidney Health Australia.

Key Responsibilities
This varied position will need you to drive the success of fundraising initiatives to achieve your targets and raise the profile of kidney disease in the community. You will:

  • Build rapport and strong relationships with community fundraisers and encourage potential fundraiser to participate in Kidney Health Australia fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Kidney Health Australia staff and volunteers
  • Respond to phone and email community fundraising enquiries and monitor, communicate with and support new and existing fundraisers including providing fundraisers with appropriate fundraising materials.
  • Produce written communication as part of multi-channel supporter communication journey for fundraisers to keep them engaged in the lead up to their event and all year round.
  • Accurate reporting of community fundraising campaigns both online and offline to track organisation and individual fundraiser income.
  • Reporting to the Event and Community Fundraising Manager, you will be a networker, relationship builder, natural planner, and a people person with substance. You will understand that relationships are key, and how you adapt and tailor your approach!

Who are you?

  • Experience in community events and program coordination e.g. Planning, development and coordination
  • Marketing, promotions, fundraising or event management skills/qualifications
  • Experience achieving and exceeding financial targets
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Driven, proactive and innovative approach, with an enjoyment working collaboratively and autonomously
  • Exciting opportunity to bring your fundraising expertise to this integral position and truly make a difference in the lives of people living with kidney disease

How to apply

Send your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and resume via Seek, or forward your application to Heather.Rendell@kidney.org.au

Candidates will be required to be in possession of a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Download the position description here.

Applications close Monday, March 11th, 2019.

Community Fundraiser Coordinator (QLD)

Position Title:

Community Fundraising Coordinator (QLD)

Business Unit:

Marketing, Fundraising and Communications

Location:

Queensland

Date Effective:

February 2019

Status:

Permanent

FTE

FTE – 1.0

A major focus of this position will be supporting and engaging Fundraisers as they plan and manage their fundraising events, building important relationships to enhance our standing in the community and supporting participants of Kidney Health Australia fundraising campaigns.

About the program
The primary purpose of this program is to raise income by engaging fundraisers and producing high-quality events. The secondary objective is to help raise the profile for kidney disease and Kidney Health Australia.

Key Responsibilities
This varied position will need you to drive the success of fundraising initiatives to achieve your targets and raise the profile of kidney disease in the community. You will:

  • Build rapport and strong relationships with community fundraisers and encourage potential fundraiser to participate in Kidney Health Australia fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Kidney Health Australia staff and volunteers
  • Respond to phone and email community fundraising enquiries and monitor, communicate with and support new and existing fundraisers including providing fundraisers with appropriate fundraising materials.
  • Produce written communication as part of multi-channel supporter communication journey for fundraisers to keep them engaged in the lead up to their event and all year round.
  • Accurate reporting of community fundraising campaigns both online and offline to track organisation and individual fundraiser income.
  • Reporting to the Event and Community Fundraising Manager, you will be a net-worker, relationship builder, natural planner, and a people person with substance. You will understand that relationships are key, and how you adapt and tailor your approach!

Who are you?

  • Experience in community events and program coordination e.g. Planning, development and coordination
  • Marketing, promotions, fundraising or event management skills/qualifications
  • Experience achieving and exceeding financial targets
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Driven, proactive and innovative approach, with an enjoyment working collaboratively and autonomously
  • Exciting opportunity to bring your fundraising expertise to this integral position and truly make a difference in the lives of people living with kidney disease

How to apply for this job
All applicants to provide responses to the attached Key Selection Criteria in a cover letter along with a copy of your most current CV to Heather.Rendell@kidney.org.au

Candidates will be required to be in possession of a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Applications close Monday, March 11th, 2019

Community Fundraising and Events Manager

Position Title: Community Fundraising and Events Manager
Direct Reports: Four
Business Unit: Fundraising
Location: Melbourne Date Effective: 15 February 2019
Status: Full Time FTE 1.0

 

Kidney Health Australia is the peak body for kidney disease providing a diverse range of support programs and services for people living with chronic kidney disease including the Big Red Kidney Bus, Transplant Housing, Kidney Kids camp as well as a broad suite of Advocacy, Research and Education programs and initiatives, currently employs around 100 staff across 5 sites nationally.

About the Department

Community Fundraising and Events plays a key role within the Fundraising team with expertise in direct mail, digital marketing as well as major gifts, bequests and trusts and foundations. Reporting to the General Manager of Marketing, Fundraising and Communications, you will grow a national Community Fundraising and Events team to increase support towards all key programs, services and initiatives for the kidney community of Australia.

About the Role

The Community Fundraising and Events Manager will develop and implement a national plan for fundraising and events which engages fundraisers, corporate partners and members and ultimately increases their contribution towards our work.

  • Developing, planning, executing and evaluating new and existing fundraising events and activities
  • Developing and nurturing relationships and proactively promoting support opportunities – building awareness of the organisation and its mission with individuals, corporates, clubs, churches, community groups, schools and other potential sources of support
  • Being a champion of change and continuous improvement in fundraising activities and effectiveness

To be successful in this role

  • Extensive experience in the planning, delivery and evaluation of fundraising events and activities in the not for profit sector
  • A track record of success in revenue growth and income generation
  • Broad exposure and knowledge of fundraising practices
  • A pro-active approach to pipeline management
  • High level organisational, planning and reporting skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy, drive and initiative

How to apply for this job

All applicants to provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria in a cover letter along with a copy of you most current CV to Marcia.Christmas@kidney.org.au

Candidates will be required to be in possession of a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Applications close Monday, April 15th, 2019

Trust and Foundation Officer

Position Title:

Trusts and Foundations Officer

Business Unit:

Philanthropy Manager

Location:

Melbourne

Date Effective:

February 2019

Status:

Full time

FTE

FTE – 1.0

The Trust and Foundation Officer is responsible for managing Kidney Health Australia's Trusts and Foundation’s (T&F’s) revenue stream and pipeline. Working closely with the Philanthropy Manager you will nurture our funding relationships for increased philanthropic support towards all key programs, services and initiatives for the kidney community of Australia.

The primary purpose of the role is to lead and implement strategic fundraising efforts, steward active stakeholder relationships, objectives and opportunities and identify, cultivate and solicit new and greater relationships while advocating and promoting Kidney Health Australia's achievements, to raise its profile and increase its support capacity and capabilities as the peak body for kidney disease in Australia.

All applicants to provide responses to the below Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your most current CV

  • Demonstrated results in developing revenue pipelines for and securing funding from, T&F’s, PAF’s, PuAF’s and relevant Trust Companies
  • Proven experience in relationship-building and management skills, including the ability to identify, prospect and nurture all engagement with high levels of professional integrity
  • Demonstrated abilities to research, develop and write funding proposals, communications and reports to secure one-off and/or ongoing funding support
  • Ability to articulate a case for support in a one-on-one meeting and in group presentations
  • Knowledge and experience of Not-for-profit and charity environment, in particular in the health sector

How to apply

Send your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and resume via Seek, or forward your application to Drew.Wootton@kidney.org.au

Candidates will be required to be in possession of a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Download the position description here.

Applications close Monday, March 11th, 2019.

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