Jobs: Project Coordinator and Fundraising Manager, ACT

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) is seeking experienced people to work in Canberra. FARE is a charitable foundation working to prevent the harms associated with alcohol misuse.


Salary package up to $90,000 – two year contract


The Fundraising Manager’s responsibilities:

  • ·         Develop, manage and implement the fundraising strategy
  • ·         Enlist individual, not-for-profit and corporate support that results in philanthropic gifts, donations and pro-bono support
  • ·         Research funding and income generation opportunities
  • ·         Develop supporter relationships and partnerships within the third and corporate sectors, and government
  • ·         Develop and maintain a fundraising database.


Applicants must demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • ·         Strong project management skills with proven ability to meet financial targets
  • ·         Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • ·         Well-developed interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • ·         The ability to think strategically and act collaboratively to achieve results
    • ·         The ability to work autonomously
    • ·         A passion for working in a third sector organisation.




Salary package up to $80,000 – one year contract


The Project Coordinator’s responsibilities

  • ·         Coordinate a project to promote the alcohol guidelines among health professionals and provide secretariat support to the project steering committee
  • ·        Engage and manage consultants and contractors to undertake specific research, development and communication tasks
  • ·        Undertake high quality research and policy analysis
  • ·        Maintain and develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders including government representatives and health professional bodies to further agreed positions
  • ·        Undertake reporting requirements


Applicants must demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • ·         Proven experience in research, policy analysis and project management
  • ·         Excellent written and verbal communication
  • ·         Demonstrated capacity to work with diverse stakeholders
  • ·         Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, manage and prioritise workload, and work to tight timelines


The successful applicants will also be able to access salary sacrificing options available to a health promotion charity. FARE is located in Deakin and offers a friendly, collaborative work environment.


We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Applicants will need to submit a letter of no more than 500 words indicating their suitability for the position and a current CV.

For more information go to or call Jim O’Shea on (02) 6122 8600. Email applications to by COB 27 July 2012.