Seeking high performers driven by giving back to the community

Thank you for considering a career with The National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The National Trust is built on the power of the community.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of that.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Listed below are current permanent, fixed-term and casual vacancies. Please click on the vacancy for full details and instructions on how to apply.

Career Opportunities

We are seeking an experienced Cafe Supervisor for a full time (Wednesday to Sunday) 3-month contract to lead and run the Cafe at Rippon Lea House and Gardens. This cafe will be set up to accompany the ‘Super 70’s’ Exhibition running from 27th July to the 4th November. 


Your role will be to provide a high standard of service to a range of customers and to manage the daily operations of the Café.The role will include but is not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing high level customer service processes.
  • Training all staff members in effective customer service processes. Review continually and benchmark to industry best practice. 
  • Undertaking customer service functions including the serving of hot and cold beverages and pre-packaged food
  • Conducting day-to-day statistical record keeping
  • Maintaining and monitoring OH&S standard
  • Initial and ongoing training and support of staff and volunteers at the Café

Candidates must have proven customer service and hospitality experience, preferably in a management role.

Any offer of employment at the National Trust of Australia (Vic) will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and/or Working with Children check.

We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

To apply please send a PDF copy of your CV and cover letter to the People and Culture Department hradmin@nattrust.com.au. Applications will close once a suitable candidate is found. 

Fundraising Coordinator 

The National Trust is seeking a Fundraising Coordinator, 5 days a week to act as an ambassador for the National Trust and help raise vital funding for our programs and business functions. The Fundraising Coordinator will have knowledge of and some experience in fundraising, including direct mail, and Trusts and Foundations and the not for profit culture.  Responsibilities include overseeing the implementation of direct mail campaigns, including management of  donor and potential donor records;  drafting of acknowledgements and other correspondence for the CEO and Chair of the organisation.  The position also entails the delivery of  a wide range of support for the Engagement & Philanthropy function, including support in the development and execution of special events, proposal writing, donor background research and other administrative and communications needs as required.  Must have willingness to learn and be part of a small team, and a willingness to work within the National Trust of Australia (Vic)’s fundamental principles, values and mission.

Reliability, confidentiality, punctuality and a positive, can-do attitude will make you thrive in this position.  Attention to detail and strong confident writing skills a must!

Reporting to the Head of Engagement & Philanthropy, your role will be broad reaching. Your key roles will include:

  • Overseeing the implementation of direct mail campaigns
  • Management of donor and potential donor records
  • Coordinate donor acquisition and communication programs
  • Support to Engagement & Philanthropy initiatives
  • Provide administration support for the Fundraising Team
  • Responsible for the donor and potential donor database
  • Assist with sourcing and organising appropriate new grants
  • Assist with general administrative tasks
  • Administer the grants/fundraising database
  • Seek and coordinate fellow department fundraising requests
  • Engage with supporters on the phone and by email
  • Data entry of donations
  • Support in special events
  • Support in Trust and Foundation submissions
  • Assist with grant submissions and the acquittal process
  • Drafting of correspondence for CEO and Chairman as required
  • Ability to take meeting notes/minutes
  • Provide relevant fundraising information and materials in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with third party supporters providing them with support and communications
  • Identify, engage, support and liaise with local community fundraising
  • Deliver customer experience to achieve long-term donor engagement
  • Ad hoc duties as required

 

To be considered for this opportunity with this exceptional organisation, it is preferred that you have current/recent experience in a similar role and can demonstrate: Ideally an understanding of fundraising with a background in fundraising/customer service/sales etc

 

  • Well-developed writing and communication skills. Writes clearly, informatively and grammatically.
  • Excellent administrative and project management skills. Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, with good attention to detail, often working to tight deadlines.
  • Experience building relationships and rapport on the phone
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with demonstrated experience
  • Demonstrated experience in working with teams to achieve or exceed targets
  • High attention to detail and experience in working to tight deadlines with multiple priorities
  • Have the ability to show initiative and take ownership of duties and tasks
  • An ability to thrive in a changing & challenging non for profit environment
  • Experience with grant submissions and the acquittal process
  • Professional and mature minded
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Previous experience with Google G Suite
  • Be approachable, helpful and multi-task effectively
  • Have the ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Have a friendly, team focused, can do outgoing approach to tasks

 

Any offer of employment at the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and/or Working with Children check.

Thank you for considering helping the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The National Trust is built on the power of the community.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of that.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies

We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

Applications will close once a suitable candidate is found.

Submit your application in PDF format to hradmin@nattrust.com.au

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