We’re shifting the paradigm about what is possible for
The Aurora Education
Foundation provides opportunities and support for Indigenous Australians to
reach their academic potential. It has
enjoyed enormous success in providing scholarships for Indigenous students in
Australia to international universities such as Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard, and
offers an international study tour and local programs for Indigenous students
in our high schools.
is your chance to make a real difference to the landscape of education for Indigenous
Australians and transform lives through an investment in potential and life-long
a small team and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, you will develop
and execute a broad range of fundraising initiatives to increase the level of philanthropic
income to the Foundation. This will
include identifying and driving opportunities for growth, developing major
fundraising opportunities with individual donors, trusts and foundations,
corporates, Government bodies and other potential major supporters. You
will assist in building and maximising international fundraising opportunities,
with specific focus on the UK and USA, and oversee Aurora’s stakeholder
engagement, communications and marketing activities.
With a passion for
the values and mission of the Foundation, your commitment to fundraising best
practice, outstanding communication skills and your ability to gain the
confidence of senior staff and external stakeholders at the highest level will
ensure your success in this role. A
proven track record in fundraising with knowledge of best practice in
development within the not for profit sector will be key.
To discuss this exciting and interesting opportunity,
please contact Judith Marks, Senior Consultant, Richmond Associates, Australia
Office on +61 (0)2 8218 2185, or by email
Aboriginal & Torres
Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.