Digital Fundraising Specialist


Are you a talented digital fundraising professional with a passion for women’s rights?

ActionAid Australia is seeking a dynamic Digital Fundraising Specialist to join the Fundraising team. You will use your digital fundraising expertise to drive revenue growth, donor retention and engagement across the organisation’s individual giving program.  If you are interested in a role that requires innovative and creative thinking and creates long-term, transformative impact for women living in poverty, we’d love to hear from you.

Position: Digital Fundraising Specialist

Position Type: Full Time

Location: Sydney

Salary: $85,000+ p.a. (depending on experience) plus superannuation and other benefits, including FBT, salary packaging, generous leave provisions and a flexible working environment.

The organisation

ActionAid Australia is a global women’s rights organisation that is part of a federation working in 45 countries to end poverty and injustice.  It supports women on the frontlines of injustice overseas and campaigns in Australia to advance climate and economic justice for women, working to shift government policy and corporate practice that undermines the rights of people living in poverty.

ActionAid Australia’s offices are based in Surry Hills, a five minute walk from Central Station.

The role

The Digital Fundraising Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing ActionAid Australia’s digital fundraising strategy including designing innovative fundraising campaigns and initiatives that grow resources for our work.

The role is responsible for driving digital fundraising and delivering income growth from digital channels. The Digital Fundraising Specialist ensures that the organisation maximises its digital fundraising and engagement in humanitarian emergencies and in key campaigning moments, working closely with communications, campaigns and fundraising colleagues.

The Digital Fundraising Specialist reports directly to the Individual Giving Manager.

As the ideal candidate for the role, you need:

  • A commitment to ActionAid’s vision, mission and values, including a passion for fundraising for women’s rights.
  • At least 4 years experience working progressively in digital fundraising
  • Experience in leading multichannel fundraising campaigns with a demonstrated understanding in SEM, display advertising, social media and content marketing, and remarketing.
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking with an ability to identify new fundraising opportunities and develop conceptual ideas
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with internal colleagues and external suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated data analysis skills, including digital tracking and analytics for effective planning and performance monitoring.
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven track record of running projects to meet deadline and budget with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work respectfully and collaboratively in a cross cultural and international environment with zero tolerance for racism

If you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can make a difference and be part of the organisation’s success, please email your application to [email protected], attaching a copy of your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you meet the selection criteria.

A detailed position description can be found here.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Candidates will be considered as soon as they apply.

Applications close on 15th October 2023. 

ActionAid Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa or be eligible to apply for one.