We’re hiring! Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator (part-time role)


Job description

Be Centre is a self-funded charity providing one-to-one Play Therapy for children aged 3–12 years. We are dedicated to early intervention, stopping cycles of harm and helping children heal from difficulties and major trauma, so they can thrive. Our mission is to provide hope and healing through Play Therapy, and to empower children who are experiencing emotional, social or behavioural difficulties, or who have been traumatised to be the best they can be.Early intervention for children’s mental health services for the under 12-year-olds is currently under-funded despite alarming statistics (represented by our growing waiting list), yet the climate is right to make a huge impact by targeting larger scale funding and partnerships. To help us achieve this, we are looking for an energetic Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator to join our team.
The role

The Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator role is at the heart of Be Centre’s need to raise funds to deliver critical services to its clients.

Your primary responsibility will be supporting our events including third party events where Be Centre is the chosen charity. However, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in all fundraising activities including seeking new donors, writing grants, researching opportunities, and administration support.

We are looking for someone who already has experience in events and/or has qualifications in event management and is now looking for an organisation where they can make a difference and is highly driven to forge a career in fundraising.

Key responsibilities

The Fundraising & Marketing Coordinator will support the Fundraising & Marketing Lead with all aspects of fundraising and marketing activity. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Support the development and management of events including third party events
  • Assist with administration in completing grants, acquittals and fundraising progress updates
  • Help research potential new funding opportunities and solicit new donors
  • Maintain a comprehensive calendar of fundraising activities
  • Monitor the volunteer group and allocate resources efficiently
  • Support the processing of donations and issuing of receipts, thank you letters, and donation records
  • Assist the Fundraising & Marketing Lead with the delivery of the Fundraising strategy including execution of social media / PR opportunities and targeted campaigns as and when required
  • Lead key Be Centre initiatives such as the Art Club and Holiday Workshop Programmes and support the continuous improvement of these initiatives.

Selection criteria

Minimum of 2 years working in an events, marketing, fundraising and/ or administration team with a strong desire to pursue a long-term career in fundraising. Ability to demonstrate:
  • Strong event and project management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate with potential donors
  • Portray a real passion for the mission and goals of Be Centre
  • Strong work ethic and ability to take the initiative to improve internal processes and suggest new ways of working more efficiently and effectively
  • Emotionally intelligent and self-aware, including the ability to both ask for/receive and offer assistance or leadership when and where needed
  • Communicate effectively and be comfortable working with a diverse base of supporters and stakeholders, volunteers, donors, other non-profit organizations, agencies, and partners
  • Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines

The successful candidate will need to have a Working with Children Certificate. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: info@becentre.org.au with subject: Fundraising  & Marketing Coordinator Application.

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