Fundraising Manager


Employment Type

Full Time

Applications Close

Tuesday, 27 September 2022


Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney

About the Opportunity

The Fundraising Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of new fundraising initiatives across the organisation. These initiatives will be invaluable to the support of the programs that we run in service to the communities in which we work. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Development and implementation of a fundraising plan to maximise opportunities to build and gain support from benefactors and volunteers

  • Organising major fundraising initiatives and coordination of events

  • Developing donor lists and build on their involvement with ERCS

  • Ensure working with children checks and other staff and volunteer checks are in place for events

  • Build relationships within the community to increase awareness and support of ERCS.

  • Use these partnerships to implement new fundraising campaigns

About You

This role will suit someone who wants to move into management within the fundraising sector. Building on your current experience within community fundraising and increase your experience within this field. You will have a passion for making a difference and achieving positive outcomes with varied fundraising initiatives. You will be able to work independently with limited supervision, be organised and enjoy working towards a common goal. There will also be an opportunity to build your own team nationally to support your fundraising efforts once you successfully gain traction in the fundraising space.

You will also have:

  • A minimum of five years experience working in a similar role, preferably in the community services sector

  • Experience in developing new initiatives from implementation to completion

  • Experience in networking to develop partnerships and increase visibility within the industry

  • Capacity to work with organisations and people across different contexts and cultures

  • An understanding of funding demands in the community services sector

  • An ability to influence and drive successful outcomes


  • Flexible working hours

  • Excellent working conditions

  • Salary packaging

Application Information

All applications are via our website and must include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position and a current curriculum vitae. 

ERCS is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and adults-at-risk. ERCS is committed to a safe culture for all and has zero tolerance of any abuse, discrimination including racism and a zero tolerance of inaction in regard to concerns of this nature.

All staff must be compliant with the ERCS COVID Vaccination Policy and booster doses

Applications Close: Tuesday September 27