Grants and Fundraising Officer Position Vacant - Feb 2015

BBF-Grants-and-Fundraising-Officer-Position-Description

The Bob Brown Foundation is a not for profit organisation that aims to help front-line environmentalists wherever they face the imminent destruction of Australia's wild and scenic heritage. The Foundation aids people to protect more scenic land environments, wildlife and marine ecosystems in Tasmania, around Australia, in Antarctica and across our region.

The Foundation is seeking an energetic, self-motivated person who shares our goals to help us to attract funding through grants and fundraising activities to continue our important work.

The Grants and Fundraising Officer will:

  1. Identify project funding for the Bob Brown Foundation through national and international philanthropic and other grants programs
  2. Research and develop successful grant applications for projects, campaigns and resources that support the work and objectives of the Foundation in conjunction with the Executive Officer and Chair of the Board
  3. Undertake fundraising activities to support the financial sustainability of the Foundation.


The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience in grant writing and fundraising; high level written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work with limited direction. A knowledge of environmental issues and understanding of environmental campaigning would be an advantage.

The position is for two days a week, based in Hobart. Other locations will be considered for the right candidate.

The full job description and selection criteria are in the PDF available at this link.

Please submit a written application addressing the selection criteria, with a CV and three referees by 5.00pm Thursday 26 February to contact@bobbrown.org.au


For further information contact:

Steven Chaffer, Executive Officer, Bob Brown Foundation
Ph 0408 855 261


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