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Community Fundraising Manager

Children's Medical Research Institutue - Westmead, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING MANAGER


A rare opportunity to join the innovative fundraising team behind the iconic Jeans

for Genes campaign.
Work daily with donors, fundraisers and supporters of the internationally

respected Children’s Medical Research Institute.
Make an important contribution to the health of children through medical

research.

About the Organisation

Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) was Australia’s first dedicated paediatric research facility
and is now one of the world’s most highly regarded independent medical research centres. Our
research focuses on the areas of embryonic development and birth defects, cancer, neuroscience and
gene therapy and we have a strong international reputation based on our research outcomes. It is
also home to the world-first proteomics project, ProCan, which is changing the way cancer is
diagnosed and treated. CMRI’s research programs are supported by state of the art facilities and
committed research and support staff. Our achievements are made possible by a loyal network of
community supporters, highly engaged donors and the very successful Jeans for Genes® fundraising
campaign.

About the Role

We seek a Community Fundraising Manager with a deep interest in engaging our community donors
and peer to peer fundraisers, the enablers of our work - both individuals and organisations - and
servicing their needs. You are an experienced fundraiser who takes a natural interest in people and
are comfortable in all types of conversations. With your excellent communication and interpersonal
skills, you look forward to having the opportunity of engaging with the public at front-facing events,
talking to and presenting our Institute and its achievements confidently to people from all walks of
life.

In this role you will enjoy engaging with community supporters, supporting them as they raise money
for the Institute in events including The Great Cycle Challenge, Ks for Kids, Jeans for Genes and
third-party events like Run Melbourne and City to Surf. You will thrive with the privilege of engaging
with our special children and families who allow us to tell their stories of resilience and hope.









Key Skills & Attributes

Min 3-5 years’ experience in fundraising
Successful track record in building and implementing peer to peer fundraising campaigns.
Strong planning & execution skills with high attention to detail
High level written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to set and meet fundraising or revenue objectives.
Experience in managing timelines and project plans.
Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines.
Natural relationship builder with strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Confident with both face to face and telephone engagement.
High proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products
Social Media & Digital marketing &/or fundraising experience
Experience in using donor relationship CRMs (ideally Salesforce NPSP)


You are a team player with a strong desire to work with a group of people who are energized to
change the fact that today 1 in 20 children are born with a genetic disease or birth defect. You have
the energy and flexibility to re-task or work out of hours or on weekends in the service of our
supporters, and the benefit of our Team and the Institute. You have the desire to work hard in the
name of a cause that has and will continue to benefit children for generations to come. You believe
deeply in reciprocity and want to work in a team and a workplace that accords respect to all.

If this sounds like you, please apply today and without delay. We will interview suitable candidates
as applications are received.

When you join Team CMRI in this Full-Time role with a flexible working environment, you will be
provided with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and experience.
Additional benefits include the provision of a Public Benevolent Institution salary packaging scheme
and participation in an employer-contributed superannuation fund.

Please send your CV with a cover letter (citing PV2128) explaining why you are perfect for this
position. Please also send the contact details (phone/email) of three professional referees.
The applications should be forwarded to recruitment@cmri.org.au

Closing date for applications is 30/06/2021.

Please direct enquiries regarding the position to Jane Ruston, Fundraising Operations Manager – e:
jruston@cmri.org.au or 0456 914 435.


COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING MANAGER


A rare opportunity to join the innovative fundraising team behind the iconic Jeans

for Genes campaign.
Work daily with donors, fundraisers and supporters of the internationally

respected Children’s Medical Research Institute.
Make an important contribution to the health of children through medical

research.

About the Organisation

Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) was Australia’s first dedicated paediatric research facility
and is now one of the world’s most highly regarded independent medical research centres. Our
research focuses on the areas of embryonic development and birth defects, cancer, neuroscience and
gene therapy and we have a strong international reputation based on our research outcomes. It is
also home to the world-first proteomics project, ProCan, which is changing the way cancer is
diagnosed and treated. CMRI’s research programs are supported by state of the art facilities and
committed research and support staff. Our achievements are made possible by a loyal network of
community supporters, highly engaged donors and the very successful Jeans for Genes® fundraising
campaign.

About the Role

We seek a Community Fundraising Manager with a deep interest in engaging our community donors
and peer to peer fundraisers, the enablers of our work - both individuals and organisations - and
servicing their needs. You are an experienced fundraiser who takes a natural interest in people and
are comfortable in all types of conversations. With your excellent communication and interpersonal
skills, you look forward to having the opportunity of engaging with the public at front-facing events,
talking to and presenting our Institute and its achievements confidently to people from all walks of
life.

In this role you will enjoy engaging with community supporters, supporting them as they raise money
for the Institute in events including The Great Cycle Challenge, Ks for Kids, Jeans for Genes and
third-party events like Run Melbourne and City to Surf. You will thrive with the privilege of engaging
with our special children and families who allow us to tell their stories of resilience and hope.









Key Skills & Attributes

Min 3-5 years’ experience in fundraising
Successful track record in building and implementing peer to peer fundraising campaigns.
Strong planning & execution skills with high attention to detail
High level written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to set and meet fundraising or revenue objectives.
Experience in managing timelines and project plans.
Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines.
Natural relationship builder with strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Confident with both face to face and telephone engagement.
High proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products
Social Media & Digital marketing &/or fundraising experience
Experience in using donor relationship CRMs (ideally Salesforce NPSP)


You are a team player with a strong desire to work with a group of people who are energized to
change the fact that today 1 in 20 children are born with a genetic disease or birth defect. You have
the energy and flexibility to re-task or work out of hours or on weekends in the service of our
supporters, and the benefit of our Team and the Institute. You have the desire to work hard in the
name of a cause that has and will continue to benefit children for generations to come. You believe
deeply in reciprocity and want to work in a team and a workplace that accords respect to all.

If this sounds like you, please apply today and without delay. We will interview suitable candidates
as applications are received.

When you join Team CMRI in this Full-Time role with a flexible working environment, you will be
provided with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and experience.
Additional benefits include the provision of a Public Benevolent Institution salary packaging scheme
and participation in an employer-contributed superannuation fund.

Please send your CV with a cover letter (citing PV2128) explaining why you are perfect for this
position. Please also send the contact details (phone/email) of three professional referees.
The applications should be forwarded to recruitment@cmri.org.au

Closing date for applications is 30/06/2021.

Please direct enquiries regarding the position to Jane Ruston, Fundraising Operations Manager – e:
jruston@cmri.org.au or 0456 914 435.

Westmead, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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