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Sponsorships & Events Coordinator

The Equanimity Project (Australia) Limited
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Are you passionate about making a substantial change in society? Interested in lending your knowledge & experience to a great initiative – an Australian first charity for the reduction of domestic violence & homelessness for women?

We are seeking a motivated individual, with experience in events, sponsorship, or building corporate partnerships, who isn’t afraid to reach out and raise awareness for our cause! If you want to make a difference and join a wonderful diverse team, then don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Our background

The Equanimity Project (Australia) are a charitable organisation, based in Sydney, working to alleviate domestic violence and homelessness for women (and children) across Australia. Our innovative 2-in-1 solution supports both those at risk of homelessness and those escaping abuse, with a housing and training program based on personal empowerment. We are a close-knit team of lived experience and diversity, who want to tell the right stories to create a lasting impact.

Your Role

You will form part of a dedicated team working to provide support to disadvantaged women. You will be responsible for building & maintaining a comprehensive database of local contacts, fundraisers, and sponsors. You will also help plan and organise our events, which range from small, intimate affairs to large-scale talks and demonstrations.

Your key responsibilities would be as follows:

  • Liaising with local businesses to build partnerships & develop strong community ties
  • Planning and facilitating logistics for our events, inc. contract negotiation, guest lists, venue preparation & booking, and more
  • Organising & leading meetings with potential sponsors
  • Writing grant applications for a range of opportunities

Requirements

  • Experience in event planning, inc. budgeting, community outreach, management
  • Strong organisational & time management skills
  • Experience or knowledge of grant writing
  • Confidence & strength in speaking in public, over the phone, and in writing
  • Ability to effectively & respectfully communicate with people from sensitive or diverse backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite

Desired (but not required) traits:

  • Team player, but able to work well independently
  • Initiative & unafraid of a challenge
  • Personable, and a great sense of humour

Location: Our current office is based in Zetland, but we can discuss flexible options to work both in the office & from home! Although, you must be living in Australia.

If you'd like to get involved, please send through your CV to [email protected], and your availability for a chat (online or in-person)!