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Development & Alumnae Relations Coordinator

Development & Alumnae Relations Coordinator

Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Spring Hill, Brisbane

Posted on: 26 May 2023

Closing date: 26 June, 2023

About the Role
The Development & Alumnae Relations Coordinator assists with the coordination of the School’s major gifts and fundraising initiatives. The Coordinator will manage relationships with the School’s key stakeholders to encourage a strong culture of philanthropy.

Success in this role will require proven fundraising and business development experience, matched with excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the capacity to establish strong relationships. The ability to work well independently and as part of a small and collaborative team is vital.
This role involves a flexible approach to working hours, as there is a requirement to work some weekends and evenings at various events throughout the School year.

The key accountabilities include the following:
• working with the Director and the Alumnae Relations Manager to deliver the School’s fundraising and alumnae relations engagement strategies
• coordination and support of Development & Alumnae Relations projects, including assisting the Director with the cultivation and solicitation of donations
• identifying and conducting prospect research and segmenting prospective donors, providing research reports as required
• liaising with internal departments—in particular the Communications and Engagement and Facilities departments—to deliver a high standard of communication and events for donors and alumnae
• maintaining and updating all relevant client information in the School’s CRM system
• coordinating the receipt of donations, including preparation of tax receipts, correspondence and financial data entry

You will also have:
• tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as Fundraising, Marketing or Communications
• minimum of three years experience working within an established fundraising team or not-for-profit environment
• Highly developed relationship management, stakeholder development and donor account management skills
• A high level of integrity, diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to enquiries
• Demonstrated technical competency across the Microsoft Office Suite, and advanced functionality in using a client relationship management (CRM) system
• Demonstrated skills to conduct prospect research and analyse client engagement
• Ability to acquire and maintain a Positive Working with Children Check (Blue Card)

Please visit our Careers site to apply and view the Position Description.

For further information, please contact Brigitte Bickham, our Human Resources Manager, on 07 3332 1307.

Apply now – We look forward to hearing from you.

Interviews may be conducted throughout the advertising period and interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.

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