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

04 Apr 2023

Come and join a great fun-draising team

The Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator role is at the heart of Be Centre’s need to raise funds to deliver critical services to support the most at risk children and families. Your primary responsibility will be to coordinate fundraising activities including signature campaigns, events and volunteers. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in all marketing and fundraising activities including website updates, CRM, social media, email communications, donor management, researching opportunities, and administration support. You’ll be able to work in a supportive and collaborative team which is led by the Marketing & Fundraising Lead.
Charity overview
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 Coordinator to join our team. 
Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:·
·       Help research potential new funding opportunities and solicit new donors
·       Support the development and management of fundraising events including annual Gala, golf and various other owned and third-party fundraising events
·       Maintain a comprehensive calendar of fundraising activities and KPIs·       Monitor the volunteer group and allocate resources efficiently·       Support the processing of donations, thank you letters, and updating 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

·       Work with the fundraising committee to drive donations and in-kind gifts for fundraising events

·       Support key Be Centre initiatives such as the Art Club and Holiday Workshop Programmes and support the continuous improvement of these initiatives

·       Create marketing material using Canva (training provided)

·       Support to draft and update communications for all channels including website, social media, email (training provided).


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 grow through all aspects of marketing and fundraising. Someone one who wants to make a difference and is highly driven to forge a career in fundraising.

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

·       Willingness to learn and continually grow

·       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 organisations, agencies, and partners

·       Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail

·       Ability to work to deadlines

·       Knowledge of graphic design desirable but not required

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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