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Individual Giving Specialist

Apply now Job no: 497127
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration, Marketing

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Macquarie University Office of Advancement oversees the University's fundraising and alumni engagement efforts. The Office of Advancement is entering an exciting growth phase, which will build the University's advancement capacity and position the University to embark on a multi-year comprehensive fundraising campaign.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate fundraiser to join our Individual Giving Team for this newly created role. Use your fundraising experience to make this role your own and contribute to implementing best practice community fundraising programs and events, with a focus on online and digital fundraising campaigns and appeals.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and executing community building initiatives to create and grow new donor and volunteer groups. You will have the opportunity to own a variety of new and existing programs and digital campaigns, and will work closely with the Community Fundraising Manager to provide support in the creation and implementation of the overall community fundraising program.

Selection Criteria:

The successful candidate will the following criteria:

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 3 pages) which addresses the criteria below and upload this and your CV as part of the application process:

Please note previous applicants need not apply

  • Demonstrated understanding of the non-profit and philanthropic sector

  • Understanding of community fundraising and engagement principles

  • Demonstrated skill and experience of working knowledge of social media and digital fundraising

  • Strong track record building and managing relationships with key stakeholders from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in volunteer management

  • Experience with project management

To be considered for the position, please submit your cover letter (no more than 3 pages) addressing the criteria above along with your CV.  

Salary Package: HEW 6 from $77,894 to $85,982 plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

Specific Role Enquiries: Eric Daro, Director, Individual Giving – Advancement on +61 427 012 077

General Recruitment Enquiries: Megan Elliott, HR Consultant on or +61 2 9850 4880

Applications Close: Wednesday 17th  May 2017 at 11.55pm

Position Description: Individual Giving Specialist PD_Final.pdf

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance

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