Employment opportunities

Fundraising and Marketing Manager

(Full time)

Breast Cancer Care WA is a Western Australian charity that provides personalised emotional, practical and financial support to people affected by breast cancer.

We are seeking an energetic, self-starter to join the senior management team who is passionate, driven and motivated to achieve targets.

The position is critical to the success of the organisation and has full responsibility for meeting fundraising income budgets and the development of the organisations profile within the broader community.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and inspirational leader with the knowledge to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the fundraising strategy. They will lead mentor a team of 6, helping them to achieve their objectives and goals across various fundraising events, programs, campaigns and activities. 

The individual in the role is required to maintain relationships with key supporters, whilst also building new relationships which will assist the organisation to increase its income to facilitate the ongoing service provision and growth of the organisation.

Experience within the Non for Profit sector is essential as is the development and implementation of fundraising campaigns with proven experience in sourcing long term, large scale corporate partnerships.

Proven experience with the development and implementation of strategic marketing campaigns aimed at increasing brand awareness and connection with corporate supporters is also required.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop and manage the organisations fundraising strategy and budget, particularly focusing on non-event income streams.
  • Source and manage key corporate partnerships, sponsorships and cause related marketing opportunities.
  • Develop personalised proposals and presentations to increase the number of significant donations to the organisation.
  • Provide strategic direction for the growth of existing fundraising programmes (workplace giving, bequests, in memoriam, gifts in lieu, grants etc) and research new means of generating income.
  • Oversee the direct marketing programme to acquire new donors. Ensure the implementation of donor conversion strategies and identify and cultivate potential major donors through regular communication.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of key events including setting and monitoring work plans, income and expenditure, communication plans and be aware of key event partners.
  • Manage and maintain budgets across all areas of responsibility;
  • Attend regular networking functions to increase new partnership opportunities.
  • Lead, motivate and mentor the fundraising team (of 6) to deliver outcomes in line with the strategy, budget and timelines.
  • Provide direct support, regular supervision and review of work performance for all fundraising team members.
  • Conduct annual performance development reviews.
  • Update, implement, monitor and evaluate the marketing strategy to increase brand awareness and increase income.
  • Secure and manage key media partnerships.
  • Oversee the organisation’s communications plan which includes marketing of all events, publications, press releases, print ads, website design and social media platforms.
  • Overall responsibility for the CRM database ensuring all contact activity and information is recorded effectively.
  • Produce monthly fundraising activity reports for the CEO and Board of Directors.


Minimum of 5 years’ experience and demonstrated success at a management level in a fundraising role, working across a broad range of fundraising streams including; corporate partnerships, events, direct mail campaigns, cause related marketing, major donors, bequests etc

Essential Criteria

  1. Proven experience developing and implementing a successful fundraising strategy.
  2. Sound skills in planning, evaluation, financial management and return on investment analysis.
  3. Strong proven leadership and team management/development experience.
  4. Experience in key stakeholder relationship management.
  5. Superior communication skills – written and verbal – with the confidence to prepare and present to external groups and individuals.
  6. Proven track record in sourcing sustainable corporate partnerships and other sources of income.
  7. Proven experience developing and implementing a marketing strategy.
  8. Ability to generate ideas, think innovatively and problem solve.
  9. Superior computer skills and experience managing a Client Relationship Management (CRM) database.
  10. Solid event management and project management skills.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Established network of contacts.
  2. Change management skills.
  3. Member or eligibility for membership to the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA)

How to Apply

Only qualified and experienced applicants should apply.
Click here to review the full position description and if you meet the essential criteria email your application including;

  • Position questionnaire downloadable here
  • Cover letter addressing the essential criteria
  • Current resume including two recent work related referees

to Donna Rendell, Chief Executive Officer at donna@breastcancer.org.au

Interviewing will commence immediately
Applications close at 5pm, Monday October 13, 2014

Applications for this role are open to female candidates only under Section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.  The service has an Equal Opportunity Exemption.

Breast Care Nurse

(22.5 hours per week)

Breast Cancer Care WA provides personalised emotional, practical and financial support to people affected by breast cancer.

This busy and fast growing charity is looking for a part time Breast Care Nurse to join the team in the coming months.

This specialised role requires a well organised, self-motivated, sensitive and caring person with well-developed personal stress management skills.

The role will also be responsible for providing online support and information.

Note: we will be relocating to Cottesloe in October.


  • Registered Nurse with at least five (5) years post registration experience preferably in surgical or medical oncology, ideally with at least three (3) years’ experience as a breast care nurse or related discipline 
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in breast care nursing or relevant experience and ability to complete qualification within twelve months

Essential criteria

  • Relevant experience in advanced practice with respect to management of women with breast cancer (and/or oncology nursing experience).
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated project management, organisation and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to total quality management and improved health care outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and with a multidisciplinary team.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and improving personal education skills appropriate to the position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Occupational Health & Safety.
  • High level of computer literacy
  • High level verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Current WA Drivers Licence and reliable vehicle.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in the development and delivery of education programs to patients, carers, the community and health professionals.
  • Knowledge of research methodology.
  • Community nursing experience
  • Understanding and experience with online interaction

How to Apply

  • Only qualified and experienced applicants should apply.

Click here to review the position description and if you meet the essential criteria email your application including;

  • Position questionnaire downloadable here
  • cover letter addressing the essential criteria
  • current resume including two recent work related referees

to Cathie Smith, Support Services Manager at cathie@breastcancer.org.au

Expressions of interest are currently open – please call 9324 3703 before applying

This is a female only identified position under section 27 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA)