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Philanthropy Projects Specialist

Apply now Job no: 493476
Work type: Full - Time (T&A)
Location: Melbourne CBD, Various Locations
Categories: Fundraising
Position Description

Philanthropy Projects Specialist

About Us

 At Yooralla, we believe that exceptional customer service starts with employees who love what they do.  Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and advancing the nature of disability support in Australia for 100 years.


About the Role

 Yooralla’s Fundraising and Philanthropy team has a rare opportunity for a project specialist who will drive support for key initiatives from within our Fundraising and Philanthropy team. Working closely with the Director of Philanthropy, this role will be a liaison for the team and internal and external stakeholders to ensure seamless, timely and quality delivery of project outcomes. The successful candidate must be ready to deal with a wide-ranging variety of projects.

This is a pivotal time to become a part of the organisation that supports people with a disability as we are strengthen our donor-centric approach to fundraising and build strategies for sustainable fundraising into the long-term through meaningful donor engagement.

About You

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Have demonstrable success in end-to-end project management at all levels in a complex organisation
  • Some experience of, or exposure to project management methodologies
  • Ability to identify the various elements of and tools for project management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain work relationships for productive outcomes
  • Highly organised, close attention to detail, able to effectively plan, prioritise and manage projects
  • Agility in handling operational, tactical and strategic-level tasks and activities
  • Goal and outcomes oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially on complex and varied topics that need to be communicated to a broad range of audiences and for a variety of purposes
  • Critical thinking and the ability to digest complex information


Working with Yooralla

 We employ individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.


We offer

 An attractive remuneration package with excellent salary packaging tax benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • Supportive team environment
  • The opportunity to work alongside and empower people with disability to reach their maximum potential
  • Ongoing training, team support and professional development


For more information please contact Naomi Gan on 9666 4579

Interested?  Please hit the "apply" button above to start your application now


We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as Police Records Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Disqualified Carers Check, Reference Checks and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. We are committed to child safe standards and Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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