Head of Fundraising & Communications

Location: melbourne
Job Type: permanent
Salary: Base Salary + 11.5% Superannuation + NFP Salary Packaging
Contact: Lauren Madden
About the company
Kids Under Cover (KUC) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Since 1989, we have supported vulnerable and disadvantaged young people aged 12-25 by providing stable, secure accommodation and scholarships. Our studios house nearly 1,000 young people each night and we are implementing a range of other innovative models. We strive to create a nurturing environment for vulnerable youth, offering them stability and the opportunity to thrive.

About the role
Reporting to the CEO and serving as an integral member of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Fundraising and Communications will provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for their respective portfolios. You will develop and implement a long-term Fundraising and Communications strategy to ensure sustainable growth across all income streams, while driving engagement and enhancing the profile of Kids Under Cover.

Skills & Experience
  • Extensive strategic fundraising experience with the ability to set clear direction and realistic strategic objectives across all income streams including philanthropy, trusts, major donors, individual giving, corporate partnerships, bequests, events, appeals and community fundraising.
  • Proven success in growing income through diverse fundraising activities.
  • A strong track record as both a strategic thinker and implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently.
  • Extensive experience in strategic communications and marketing, with a proven ability to enhance an organisation's profile and impact.
  • High level of financial acumen with experience managing complex budgets.
  • Experience influencing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • An inspirational leader who thrives on complexity and teamwork, you will demonstrate great people leadership skills and a passion for the cause.
Join a passionate and dedicated team committed to making a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable young people. KUC fosters a supportive and collaborative environment where innovation and teamwork are highly valued. We offer flexible working arrangements, additional paid leave, salary packaging and opportunities for career development.

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Lauren Madden at Six Degrees Executive on 0480 002 515 for a confidential discussion.

Six Degrees Executive are proudly the retained partner for this talent search assignment.

Further Information
Kids Under Cover is committed to the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children. All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to compete a Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Kids Under Cover is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recognise the value of a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, identities, and abilities to apply.

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