Fundraising Manager

The Role

This is your chance to make an impact contributing to conservation and climate change action. This role provides a rare opportunity to help the South Australian peak environmental organisation/body grow from it's financially stable position to one where it significantly increases its ability and freedom to make a real impact. You will have the freedom to develop and execute innovative fundraising campaigns and play an important role in helping to nurture and grow the Conservation Council of SA’s supporter base.

You will manage all aspects of the supporter fundraising program, including strategy development and day to day management of the acquisition, cultivation and retention of donors.

The role will provide plenty of opportunities to be creative and test new approaches to fundraising.

This role is based in Adelaide at The Joinery - a vibrant community hub in the heart of the city.  An interstate relocation allowance will be negotiated with the successful candidate if required.

Specifically, you will

  • Lead and manage acquisition, cultivation and retention activity
  • Implement bequest and donor campaigns
  • Manage a Regular Giving platform
  • Develop creative content and compelling cases for support
  • Leverage digital and social media to support fundraising activities
  • Measure results and report on plans and programs


The Rewards

The Conservation Council of SA is an influential not-for-profit organisation. This is your chance to make a meaningful contribution to conservation and climate change action.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A vibrant, supportive, fun and agile work culture which is results-focused.

This is an autonomous role suited to an experienced Fundraiser, someone looking for the opportunity to make their mark.  Initially offered as an 18-month contract with the option of extension.


Application details

Confidential enquiries and to gain a position description are welcome to Allys Todd on 08 8223 5155.


Please note—all applicant resumes and cover letters must be submitted in Word format only.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

With respect, no recruitment agencies please.


Conservation Council SA is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a non-smoking environment.


As a part of our recruitment process you may be required to undertake a medical assessment, police clearance check and/or any practical assessment deemed appropriate to the role.


Support us and get involved

Contact Conservation SA on (08) 8223 5155, [email protected], or at our offices at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide.

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