Events Fundraising Manager

Mercedes College is seeking applications for an Events Fundraising Manager.

This temporary part-time position is for the remainder of 2020 (20-30 hours per week) for review in 2021.

This hands on role is responsible for managing Mercedes College events with a focus on growing and nurturing partnerships, and implementing strategically developed and creative fundraising opportunities.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and negotiation skills with a high level of initiative, proven time management skills, and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

About you 

Please address the following criteria items in your application:

  • Demonstrable experience in managing events with qualifications in Event Management will be highly regarded.
  • Previous experience in fundraising and developing corporate partnerships.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills with well-developed influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with the coordination of financial control and working to a budget with proven results in meeting or exceeding revenue targets.
  • Experience in managing a small team of staff with the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Experience in coordinating and working with staff and volunteers in the implementation of an event.

About Mercedes College

Mercedes College is a co-educational Reception to Year 12 Catholic school on Fullarton Road, approximately 6km from the Adelaide CBD.  

  • Mercedes College has a strong emphasis on wellbeing of all staff and students. 
  • We focus on high quality student outcomes, and have quality and relevant professional development for staff 
  • We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best staff who are passionate in their field. 

How to apply 

To apply for this position, you must submit the following documents to be considered:

  • A covering letter.
  • A statement addressing your suitability for the position referencing the above criteria listed above.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae / Resume (including referees).
  • Completed Applicant Declaration Form (available from our website - 

Applications close on Monday 27 July 2020. 

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