Job Opportunities

Fundraising Officer (Grants, Trusts & Foundations)

  • Are you looking to take the next step in your fundraising career?
  • Join the Lung Foundation and help raise funds for medical research!
  • Attractive remuneration of $60-$64k pro rata plus super!
  • Flexible part-time hours! (0.5 FTE)
  • Salary sacrificing options and FBT concessions!
  • Genuine opportunities for profesional growth and upward career progression!

Lung Foundation Australia has a fantastic opportunity for a part-time Fundraising Officer (Grants, Trusts & Foundations) to join their team in their Sydney CBD office.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will primarily be responsible for sourcing funding through national trusts and foundations and cultivating philanthropic relationships with key granting bodies, in order to source funding that supports the mission and work of the Lung Foundation Australia and Lungs for Life joint research.

More specifically, your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Supporting the Fundraising Manager in implementing and coordinating all key organisational activities related to philanthropic fundraising;
  • Developing a database of relevant national philanthropic granting bodies including Trusts & Foundations and Private Ancillary Funds;
  • Developing, implementing, and managing a strategy for approaching Trusts and Foundations;
  • Persuasively communicating the organisation’s and programmes mission to potential funders;
  • Coordinating meetings between the research program committee, subject matter experts and the philanthropic bodies;
  • Assisting with the preparation of funding proposals and supporting materials; and
  • Contributing as needed to the overall fundraising objectives.

For more information about this role, please see the attached position description here.

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