Working at BGF is so much more than just a job. It’s a chance to join a community of like-minded individuals who are committed to supporting people living with HIV.
BGF is an equal opportunity employer, and persons with a lived experience of HIV are encouraged to apply for this position.
Community Fundraising and Events Coordinator
Hybrid work arrangement
Supportive and committed team
Permanent, part-time role (4 days a week)
An exciting opportunity exists for a person with excellent community relations and event organisational skills, to join our Marketing and Fundraising team.
About this role
You will support income growth, supporter acquisition and donor engagement through the delivery of BGF’s Community Fundraising program, with a particular focus on building relationships within the LGBTIQ+ community and manage BGF’s community fundraising events.
You will have responsibility for:
Managing all aspects of the community fundraising program including - operations, logistics, reporting and acquittals;
Identifying new opportunities to generate income from existing community partners and build relationships with new community-based organisations;
Building strong relationships with key supporters including bars, clubs, dance groups, sporting groups, artists and individuals to maximise fundraising results;
Managing BGF’s community events ensuring that all are planned, budgeted, coordinated and implemented on time and within budget, and achieving the agreed upon outcomes;
Providing support to BGF’s Events Coordinator where required in the set up and execution of BGF’s major annual events;
Managing the organisation’s volunteering needs through an effective working relationship with a volunteer coordinator (a voluntary role).
This is a permanent, part-time role working 60.8 hours per fortnight (4 days a week), based in Surry Hills, Sydney.
To meet the challenges of this role you must address the following criteria:
Sound experience in delivering planned community fundraising events;
Proven expertise in working with social and digital media to achieve the organisation’s goals.
Time management and meeting deadlines;
Effective negotiation and communication skills - clear articulation both in the written and spoken word;
Strong interpersonal relationship skills;
In addition, you will need to meet the following requirements:
Full right to live and work in Australia with no restrictions.
The successful applicant must be prepared to undertake a pre-employment Criminal History Check arranged by BGF. In addition, due to the inherent work, health and safety considerations and NSW Health funding requirements of BGF, must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., double dosed plus recommended booster doses) prior to commencing any work, unless medically exempt.
The role includes a broad range of responsibilities and would suit an individual who meets the capability requirements (skills/knowledge, qualification and experience) addressed in the position description.
How to apply
Please submit your current resume and a covering letter. Please read the full position description carefully and briefly explain why you think you are suitable for the role by addressing the skills/knowledge, qualification and experience.
A full Position Description is available HERE (Community Fundraising & Events Coordinator PD – September 2022)