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Community Fundraiser

Advertiser: St Lucy's SchoolMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Nov 2018
Location
Sydney, North Shore & Northern Beaches
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Fundraising
Community Fundraiser

The role is full-time working 38 hrs per week. 

Position Objective

St Lucy’s School is a Catholic school in the Dominican tradition for students with disabilities. We provide excellence in education that empowers students with the values, knowledge, attitudes and skills to flourish and participate fully in society.

The Role

An opportunity now exists for a Community Fundraiser, responsible for  managing events, fundraising programs and securing strong sustainable relationships with corporates, foundations, donors and community stakeholders to maintain the fundraising income and profile of St Lucy’s Foundation Trust and St Lucy’s School. This role manages the donor relationship from end-to end including donation recruitment. The role is varied and will require the applicant to prioritise their tasks on a daily basis and to manage the quality of their work.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research and manage corporate partnership and major donor relationships end-to-end.
  • Manage fundraising and friend raising events including venue preparation, catering, invitation/attendee lists, RSVP management, Trybooking management, event documentation/ evaluations, sourcing of prizes.
  • Organise the ‘Annual Giving’ and ‘Christmas Appeal’ mail outs including label runs, corporate group working bees, receipt processing, thank you letters and filing.
  • Research and prepare grant submissions to reduce the school deficit and growth needs.
  • Research and source bursary’s and distribute in collaboration with the school bursary committee.
  • Deliver presentations about St Lucy’s School at functions and events as requested by the Principal.
  • Organise corporate volunteer days throughout the year (7 – 10 days) to meet the needs of the school.
  • Oversee the school bequest program
  • Prepare all fundraising correspondence
  • With the assistance of the Business Office Assistant responsible for the processing and receipting of all monetary donations received in accordance with relevant Taxation and Accounting requirements.  Ensure private grant funds are accurately recorded and acquittal reporting is delivered that meets donor requirements.
  • Develop and provide required reporting for fundraising activities especially donor reporting, budget reports, and progress reporting.
  • With the assistance of the Business Office Assistant maintain St Lucy’s database.
  • Ensure that all fundraising campaigns and events are being conducted in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the supervision of students during non-teaching periods including playground and taxi duties, as requested.

To apply for this position, you must possess the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Development Office, administration, events management or similar role, ideally within a school environment.
  • Is required to have undertaken and completed post secondary training provided by an accredited training provider relevant to this role, or engaged in extensive equivalent in-service training, or has significant substantial technical and procedural knowledge equivalent to the required post secondary training.
  • Strong technical skills, with ability to operate and use effectively a wide range of office equipment and technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Trybooking, Outlook Express, and Fundraising Software packages.
  • Outstanding communications and relationship management skills, including an ability to provide oral presentations to groups/meetings; prepare effective letters and short reports; and with an excellent telephone manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to deal with complex internal and external requirements and priorities. Comfortable with working with a wide range of people from across the school community to understand and align goals and requirements.
  • A sense of humour
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility in work practices, strong attention to detail and the ability to work without supervision and to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability in setting priorities, planning and organising your own workload and proactively identifying and solving problems related to your area.
  • Ability to supervise and co-ordinate groups of people (eg., Events committees etc.) to deliver required outcomes.
  • Ability to work, when necessary, after hours to attend meetings and other events as required by this role.
  • Drivers licence and willingness to use own transport if required.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Please visit https://www.stlucys.nsw.edu.au/about-st-lucys/careers-st lucys-2/ to download our Employment Application Form which must be completed and provided with a complete CV and an accompanying letter explaining your suitability for the role and addressed to the Principal, David Raphael and emailed to nicolef@stlucys.nsw.edu.au by 23rd November 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veritas St Lucy'sDavid Raphael
Principal
St Lucy's School
21 Cleveland Street
WAHROONGA NSW 2076

The role is full-time working 38 hrs per week. 

Position Objective

St Lucy’s School is a Catholic school in the Dominican tradition for students with disabilities. We provide excellence in education that empowers students with the values, knowledge, attitudes and skills to flourish and participate fully in society.

The Role

An opportunity now exists for a Community Fundraiser, responsible for  managing events, fundraising programs and securing strong sustainable relationships with corporates, foundations, donors and community stakeholders to maintain the fundraising income and profile of St Lucy’s Foundation Trust and St Lucy’s School. This role manages the donor relationship from end-to end including donation recruitment. The role is varied and will require the applicant to prioritise their tasks on a daily basis and to manage the quality of their work.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research and manage corporate partnership and major donor relationships end-to-end.
  • Manage fundraising and friend raising events including venue preparation, catering, invitation/attendee lists, RSVP management, Trybooking management, event documentation/ evaluations, sourcing of prizes.
  • Organise the ‘Annual Giving’ and ‘Christmas Appeal’ mail outs including label runs, corporate group working bees, receipt processing, thank you letters and filing.
  • Research and prepare grant submissions to reduce the school deficit and growth needs.
  • Research and source bursary’s and distribute in collaboration with the school bursary committee.
  • Deliver presentations about St Lucy’s School at functions and events as requested by the Principal.
  • Organise corporate volunteer days throughout the year (7 – 10 days) to meet the needs of the school.
  • Oversee the school bequest program
  • Prepare all fundraising correspondence
  • With the assistance of the Business Office Assistant responsible for the processing and receipting of all monetary donations received in accordance with relevant Taxation and Accounting requirements.  Ensure private grant funds are accurately recorded and acquittal reporting is delivered that meets donor requirements.
  • Develop and provide required reporting for fundraising activities especially donor reporting, budget reports, and progress reporting.
  • With the assistance of the Business Office Assistant maintain St Lucy’s database.
  • Ensure that all fundraising campaigns and events are being conducted in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the supervision of students during non-teaching periods including playground and taxi duties, as requested.

To apply for this position, you must possess the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Development Office, administration, events management or similar role, ideally within a school environment.
  • Is required to have undertaken and completed post secondary training provided by an accredited training provider relevant to this role, or engaged in extensive equivalent in-service training, or has significant substantial technical and procedural knowledge equivalent to the required post secondary training.
  • Strong technical skills, with ability to operate and use effectively a wide range of office equipment and technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Trybooking, Outlook Express, and Fundraising Software packages.
  • Outstanding communications and relationship management skills, including an ability to provide oral presentations to groups/meetings; prepare effective letters and short reports; and with an excellent telephone manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to deal with complex internal and external requirements and priorities. Comfortable with working with a wide range of people from across the school community to understand and align goals and requirements.
  • A sense of humour
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility in work practices, strong attention to detail and the ability to work without supervision and to meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability in setting priorities, planning and organising your own workload and proactively identifying and solving problems related to your area.
  • Ability to supervise and co-ordinate groups of people (eg., Events committees etc.) to deliver required outcomes.
  • Ability to work, when necessary, after hours to attend meetings and other events as required by this role.
  • Drivers licence and willingness to use own transport if required.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Please visit https://www.stlucys.nsw.edu.au/about-st-lucys/careers-st lucys-2/ to download our Employment Application Form which must be completed and provided with a complete CV and an accompanying letter explaining your suitability for the role and addressed to the Principal, David Raphael and emailed to nicolef@stlucys.nsw.edu.au by 23rd November 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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