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  • Permanent full-time – will consider part-time (0.8).
  • Based on 10 beautiful acres in Coldstream – only 36 ks from Melbourne’s CBD
  • Broad senior role with the opportunity to achieve spectacular results

Live in the Eastern suburbs and sick of the daily commuter grind? Want to use your income development talents to make a meaningful difference?

Animal Aid is a highly regarded not for profit organisation with successful existing fundraising programs that is in an exciting phase of growth and development. With the solid foundations of an organisation that has existed since 1935, 60 passionate staff, a talented and committed board and CEO, highly engaged ambassadors, volunteers and donors and established corporate partners and sponsors, there is much to be proud of.   

Animal Aid are well placed to build on their success to date and secure an even brighter future - and they need your help to do it.  More information about the organisation and the services it provides can be found at www.animalaid.org.au

Working in both a strategic and operational context, and with immediate opportunities to achieve results, you will grow proven, practical and successful income generating programs and have the opportunity to develop new fundraising channels and programs.  Reporting to the CEO as part of the senior leadership team, and working closely with the Community Engagement Manager, you will deliver results across:

  • Bequests (gifts in wills)
  • Acquisitions and appeals
  • Donor relations and development
  • Sponsorship
  • Community fundraising activities
  • Government and philanthropic trusts and foundation grants

In addition to outstanding communication, analytical, business planning, channel development, revenue generation and program and relationship management skills you are goal and target oriented, energetic, and excited about helping Animal Aid to achieve its’ full fundraising potential.  Previous experience and a track record of success in a similar multi-channel fundraising role at a senior level is a distinct advantage.

Candidates with the right mix of skills and a sustained successful revenue generation background in senior sales, business development and/or relationship management roles keen to transition to a fundraising role in the not for profit sector, and who can demonstrate their ability to succeed in the role, are also encouraged to apply. 

Applications or specific questions are to be directed to Mark Dalton, Independent Recruitment Consultant via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Applications must include a current resume and an application letter that clearly outlines your claims to the position. Please note that resumes without an application letter will not be considered.


Looking for an opportunity with a difference; a role with strong emotional rewards and a sense of purpose?

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced veterinarian to join the Animal Aid family. Our clinic cares for small animals, with occasional exotics and small ruminant cases.

This is a role with diversity, as the successful applicant will perform a mix of both private and welfare veterinary services. 

Applications for Full or Part Time work are welcome

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