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Donor Relations Coordinator


  • Join our passionate Philanthropy and Fundraising team with purpose driven work and job fulfillment
  • Be part of an engaging team that thrives on challenges
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available.

About the Opportunity

The Donor Relations Coordinator is an important member of MCM’s Philanthropy, Partnerships & Brand team which collaborates with key stakeholders across the organisation to develop and drive MCM’s long-term strategy, enhance its key relationships and build its external profile. Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Donor Engagement, this role focuses on all communications and activities to support the donor journey with an emphasis on coordinating appeals, newsletters, reports, and donor-related stewardship activities.

  • Provide support coordination to implement fundraising appeals, including direct mail, email and digital appeals to acquire, renew and retain individuals and organisational donors.
  • Contribute to the development of donor communications and materials (including newsletters, reports and brochures) designed to improve the cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and recognition of donors who contribute through annual gifts, regular gifts, mid-level gifts, major gifts, and gifts in wills.
  • Support the delivery of donor activities, including donor events, tours and visits.

About you

This is a great opportunity for an outgoing, enthusiastic and positive person who is passionate about making a real difference to the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. The Donor Relations Coordinator will assist in the implementation and communication of philanthropic opportunities from individuals and organisations, with an emphasis on coordinating appeals, newsletters and donor related activities.

Benefits of working with MCM include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits
  • Supportive learning and development environment
  • Culture of continuous improvement


  • A relevant tertiary qualification and/or a minimum of three years’ experience in fundraising.

  • Solid understanding of donor development process of acquisition, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination and writing of appeals, newsletters, brochures and donor reports.

  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising through mail, email and digital channels.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and coordinating donor related activities including events and communications

  • Project management skills, including organisation and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks, including the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

  • Proven team player with ability to contribute towards team and organisational goals.

Screening Criteria

  • National Police check
  • Valid Victorian Drivers license
  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Up to date with COVID-19 Vaccinations or valid medical exemption 
  • MCM employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Applications for this role close: Thursday 8 June 2023. Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early.  Please include your current resume and cover letter.
Please review the position description to understand more about the role and responsibilities.  For assistance with your application please email:

About MCM

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. 
We are a leading not-for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

Our commitment to Diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. 

Our commitment to Safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero-tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    24 May 2023
  • Closing Date

    08 June 2023
  • Location

    Kings Way
  • Work type

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