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ADRA Fundraising Campaigns Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

ADRA Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): WAHROONGA

ADRA Australia is seeking a Fundraising Campaigns Officer for a one-year contract position to cover maternity leave, to join our Supporter Engagement team.

About us 

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 118 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world.

What will you do? 

Some of the duties include:

  • Planning, coordinating, and executing fundraising campaigns and appeals, ranging from the End of Financial Year Appeal to Regular Giving appeals and the ADRA Appeal.
  • Coordinate and implement each campaign, ensuring that our messaging resonates with supporters and inspires action.
  • Nurturing a culture of philanthropy within our community of supporters.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and development of fundraising activities.

Essential Criteria 

  • Commitment to the purpose of ADRA, and to the achievement of our overall strategy and priorities with demonstration of our ADRA values and desired team culture lived out in all aspects of work practice;
  • Willingness to work within a Christian ethos with conduct that is respectful of the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church when in the workplace or otherwise representing ADRA Australia;
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated experience of 2 years or more in fundraising and/or project management, preferably within the not-for-profit industry;
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise fundraising campaigns, including setting clear objectives, developing timelines, and coordinating resources;
  • Capacity to adapt to changing circumstances and respond effectively to evolving fundraising needs and priorities. This includes flexibility in adjusting campaign strategies, tactics, and approaches to optimize fundraising outcomes.
  • Demonstrated competency in telephone, written, verbal and e-mail communication and presentation skills.
  • Organisational skills, and project management ability.

Desirable Criteria

  • Proven ability to meet fundraising targets especially through direct mail, engaging supporters effectively, and delivering high-quality campaigns that align with organisational goals.


  • Hybrid office and remote working model
  • NFP salary packaging options, plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

The Job Description that will give you more specific information on this exciting and challenging role can be found at https://www.adra.org.au/work-with-us.

To apply, candidates should address the selection criteria in their application letter providing examples of past experiences and qualifications. Please forward your application letter, resume and the completed Employment Application form along with the names of three work related referees to: [email protected].

If you have questions or need further information, please contact:
Gianina Coutts, Human Resources Coordinator for ADRA Australia,
Phone +61 2 9473 9525 or email: [email protected]

ADRA Australia is a child safe, PSEAH committed and inclusive EEO employer.

The successful applicant will have the legal right to live and work in Australia at the time of application.

ADRA Australia reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion at any time.

Closing Date: Apr 21, 2024