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Development Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 493619
Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Fundraising / Philanthropy

  • Establish and build your philanthropy career within a world-class fundraising team
  • Sydney CBD office, returning to UNSW Kensington campus in 2019
  • $83,653 - $89,238 + 17% super + leave loading

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.  We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. 

As part of our ambitious 2025 Strategy, we are committed to becoming an international exemplar in equity, diversity and inclusion to allow our students to realise their potential regardless of background. 

Philanthropy is critical to the success of UNSW’s objectives.

The Opportunity

You will report to the Director, Development Divisions and Regions and work with a team of three Development Managers.  The team is responsible for fundraising for UNSW Sydney’s Indigenous, Equity and educational pathway programs and scholarships, as well as areas of Student Life such as residential colleges and sport. The team also takes a broader role working to identify and engage with donor prospects in Australia but outside of Sydney. Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Provide high-level administrative support to ensure all donors in the Team’s portfolio have complete cultivation and stewardship plans, contact reports and updated Raiser’s Edge records
  • Coordinate all elements of donor-funded scholarships with support from the Donor Services Team
  • Provide organisational support for meetings and manage small-scale events, both on and off campus
  • Support the preparation of proposals, solicitation letters, and other cultivation materials and stewardship information for major gift prospects and donors
  • You will also be offered the opportunity for hand-on fundraising management of smaller level projects and prospects

About the successful applicant

You are an experienced administrator, or entry-level development professional, with good communication skills and proactive approach looking for the opportunity to utilise your skills in a world-class fundraising team, and access to the support, training and mentoring to progress your fundraising career.

Download File Position Description - Development Coordinator Divisions and Regions (2).pdf

 To Apply:

If fundraising for Indigenous, Equity scholarships and educational pathway programs as well as Student Life, is of interest to you, please submit your CV, cover letter and responses to selection criteria nominated in the position description.

Closing date: 11pm, Thursday 5th July, 2018


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


T: +61 2 9385 2401

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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