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Individual Giving Coordinator (FCD.43)

Thursday 25 November, 2021


  • Deliver multi-channel campaigns for the acquisition and growth of Cancer Council Victoria supporters
  • Be a part of Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • Full time, ongoing position located at St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

The Fundraising and Communication Division (FCD) is responsible for ensuring that Cancer Council maintains a visible, engaging presence in the community; and to inspire and activate support from Victorians. Through a diverse revenue generation program, the Division works to ensure funds are raised to support Cancer Council’s work in line with the organisation’s mission and values.

This is achieved through best-practice high volume fundraising approaches; exceptional relationship management of philanthropic partnerships; delivery of iconic fundraising events; and retail product sales and royalties. 

The Division’s ways of working enable our teams to move quickly, deliver ongoing value to our supporters and foster a culture of continuous improvement.  We connect our cause and values to how we organise ourselves, and our work, to help supporters play their part in saving lives and reducing the impact of cancer.

About your opportunity

We are seeking an Individual Giving Coordinator to focuses on tailoring supporter communications and activities to maximise supporter engagement potential and secure long-term income for Cancer Council.

Reporting to the Individual Giving Manager your role is to:

  • Develop and implement strategic marketing plans across a range of state and national fundraising campaigns to increase the supporter base and grow revenue
  • Manage campaigns using FCD’s agile ways of working to renew and upgrade supporters through a variety of channels including SMS, mail, email, telemarketing and online
  • Support FCD internal stakeholders to implement individual giving campaigns and initiatives, particularly direct marketing
  • Contribute to national campaign strategies in collaboration with counterparts across the country as required.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Advanced diploma in Marketing, Communications or a related field and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of direct marketing principles, segmentation tools and their implementation
  • Strong organisation and time management skills, with an ability to work autonomously and the proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to collect and analyse information to make informed, data driven decisions
  • Results focussed with the ability to manage a broad workload, with a strong focus on delivering key day-to-day tasks while working towards the big picture

What we can offer you

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity, download a Position Description and forward your Resume and Cover Letter to Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact Aaron Lenehan on (03) 9514 6515 or

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, and a National Police Check.

Applications close Wednesday 8 December 2021

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.

CCV is fully supportive of government health messages in relation to Covid-19. In line with the current Chief Health Officer Directions and office access provisions under the Victorian Roadmap, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process.