Fundraising Manager

Irabina Autism Services is seeking a Fundraising Manager to join our dynamic team.

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Irabina is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping families adapt to the challenges of living with Autism. For 50 years we’ve been delivering expert support and education services. We care for all children and young people on the spectrum, irrespective of severity. We won’t turn anyone away.

Our mission is to transform the lives of people and families with autism and associated conditions through best-practice principles. We deliver services, teach and advocate for our families.

As Fundraising Manager, you will help Irabina to grow and continue delivering unparalleled support to those who need it the most.

You will:

  • Be personable and comfortable engaging directly with donors and volunteers to build long-term relationships
  • Be passionate about supporting children and families affected by autism
  • Leverage your writing and communication skills to apply for grants and other funding opportunities
  • Take ownership of fundraising at Irabina, developing existing projects and identifying new ones
  • Help raise awareness of Irabina’s work
  • Work with a highly motivated team to see goals achieved

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to Irabina’s revenue generation through grant applications, partnerships, donations and other funding streams
  • Managing stakeholders, including nurturing current relationships and developing new ones; sourcing, recruiting and recognising volunteers/supporters
  • Working with the Head of Marketing to provide regular reports and contribute to budgetary forecasts
  • Maintaining a comprehensive database on Irabina’s CRM System (Salesforce NonProfit Success Pack)
  • Ensuring fundraising compliance standards are adhered to with all Victorian fundraising activities and events
  • Providing excellent customer service to welcome and retain donors, partners and fundraisers
  • Identifying opportunities for Irabina to ensure growth from corporate/community fundraising activities


 What we can offer:

  • We offer great salaries with access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free). Never heard of it? Check it out here
  • We run market leading, innovative programs that no other autism centre in Australia runs.
  • We will grow you as a practitioner with access to our most senior staff who are leaders in their field.
  • A mentoring program, professional development opportunities and leadership program.
  • Full induction program including Autism specific training across multiple programs and disciplines
  • True work / life balance is also provided, with flexibility around your calendar so you dictate when and where you work

For further information or a confidential discussion please call the People & Culture Team on 03 9720 1118.

Date posted: 26 October 2020. Applications will be processed as they are received.

Join the Irabina Family

We’ve been growing at an enormous rate over the last few years. That strength meant during the Covid lockdown, when others were closing their doors or laying off staff, we were able to maintain every single staff member and continued to grow exponentially. As we grow, we need more passionate people to join our Irabina family.

We have multiple job opportunities available at our Bayswater, Pakenham/Cardinia and Bundoora sites, as well as remote options for people working from home.

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