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Trinity Theological College
Perth, WA, Australia

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Development Coordinator


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Perth, WA, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Education & Training, Fund Raising/Charity, Marketing/Communications, Schools/Teaching

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Job Description:

Trinity Theological College, Leederville (Trinity) exists to serve God’s great purpose of bringing all nations under the saving rule of his Son. This is done through equipping people for effective Christian service through theological education at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.

Trinity is a non-denominational college in the evangelical, reformed tradition. It is affiliated with the Australian College of Theology.

Trinity seeks a Development Coordinator who will oversee our fundraising activities. The successful candidate will be a strong advocate of Trinity’s ethos, vision and ministry. With a demonstrated ability to build rapport and healthy relationships, they will foster a wide network of current and potential supporters amongst individuals and churches.

Previous fundraising experience, and existing connections to the wider Christian community in and around Perth, will be an advantage but are not essential.
Why Trinity?
  • Make a contribution to raising up the next generation of Christian leaders
  • Work alongside others who share the same vision
  • Benefit from the support and encouragement of a Christian community
Job Environment
  • Salary (pro-rata) (depending on qualification and skill level)
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Four weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • 23-30 hours per week
  • Shared car bay available
  • Six month probationary period
Position Description
The Development Coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning and running appeals and events to support and grow the annual giving program
  • Encouraging and securing pledges and bequests
  • Growing the donor population through new and current relationships with various stakeholders (including alumni, donors, etc.)
  • Spearheading and driving new fundraising initiatives
  • Informing supporters about the life and ministry of Trinity in various media, including Trinity News
  • Fostering an environment of prayer support for Trinity among supporters and churches
  • Coordinating the activities of the Development Office, including that of the Development Assistant
Reporting Structure
This position supervises the Development Assistant and is responsible to the Business Manager

Job Requirements:

Selection Criteria
  • Be a committed Christian who understands and wholeheartedly supports Trinity’s ethos, vision and ministry
  • High-level oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop healthy relationships with key constituencies, through building trust and earning credibility
  • Attention to detail through to finished product
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and independently
  • Self-managed and motivated; excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A Bachelor degree, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education
  • Competent with a range of computer programs including Microsoft Office Professional Suite
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising
  • Experience in public relations, marketing and promotion
  • Experience in working with design software like InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Experience in working with databases (e.g., MAZE, Microsoft Access) and online software (e.g., Mail Chimp)
How to Apply
  • Submit an electronic application to the Business Manager via the Apply Now button with “Development Coordinator” in the subject line and include all the following attachments:
    • Covering letter that addresses the selection criteria as detailed above. Please ensure you use a separate heading for each criterion, include recent examples, and explain how your skills, qualifications, or experience demonstrate the criterion
    • Resume (CV)
    • Name and contact details for the following referees:
  • Work experience (previous manager preferred)
  • Current church pastor or leader
  • Any questions related to this position or Trinity should be directed to the Business Manager at the above email address
  • Applications will be acknowledged. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please resubmit your application, or phone us
  • Applications close 4pm, 3rd August 2018. Trinity reserves the right not to make an appointment

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