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Fundraising Coordinator

Little Things for Tiny Tots

About Us:

Little Things for Tiny Tots distributes new and pre-loved essential baby items to WA families in need. We provide a box of “little things” to assist families to care for their newborn with items such as clothing, blankets, nappies, wipes, toys and books. Our volunteers collect and package donations into New Baby Boxes which are distributed via existing support services and government agencies.

About the Role:

It is the responsibility of the Fundraising Coordinator to oversee and deliver an integrated fundraising program. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Management of the fundraising program (campaigns, events etc) to support the development and growth of fundraising and community awareness for Little Things.
  • Research, identification and implementation of revenue generating activities across diverse streams including corporate partners, major and individual donors, philanthropic networks and community fundraising initiatives.
  • Working in collaboration with the Grants writing team to identify and optimise opportunities for revenue generation.
  • Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with current and prospective donors and corporate partners.
  • Working with the Communications Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator to plan, implement and manage community fundraising events (in-personal and digital).
  • Working with the Treasurer to ensure timely acknowledgement of donations received.
  • Developing and implementing stewardship processes and activities to demonstrate appreciation of donors and volunteers, and to encourage renewed support.
  • Working with the wider team to develop impact evaluation tools.
  • Budget planning and management of fundraising budget.
  • Lead the development, written formalisation, implementation, management and evaluation of processes, guidelines and procedures relevant to their functional areas.
  • Annual review of roles and responsibilities documents to ensure they accurately reflect tasks and accountabilities associated with the role.
  • Keeping the Committee fully informed as required.

Requirements:

  • Experience in community fundraising, account management or revenue driven marketing role
  • Skills in business development within the corporate or not for profit sector
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience in growing sustainable fundraising income and innovative fundraising strategies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently whilst remaining flexible as part of a small team

Highly desirable but not essential:

  • Awareness of donor management strategies or community fundraising and social impact campaigns