We’re Hiring! Advocacy and Fundraising Coordinator

Position Overview

Community Power Agency (CPA) is in search of a driven and seasoned Advocacy and Fundraising Coordinator to enrich our team. This critical position involves orchestrating advocacy, campaigns, projects, and fundraising initiatives crucial to advancing our mission of driving a fair and fast transition to renewable energy. The successful candidate must possess a proactive attitude, a passion for our cause, and be prepared to travel to build our networks, connect with funders and attend events to present on issues central to the organisation’s goals.

The role

Position: Advocacy and Fundraising Coordinator 

Salary (FTE): $91,650 per annum pro-rata plus 11% superannuation.

Location: Strong preference for proximity to Sydney or Melbourne, however Community Power Agency has a flexible approach to working, with all staff working remotely and for the right candidate we will consider outside of this area if able to travel to major cities regularly. 

Time commitment: 3-5 days/week (22.5-37.5hrs/week). Must be able to work Tuesdays and ideally Fridays.

Contract period: 12-month position, with view to extend pending funding.

Travel: Within NSW and Vic required at least monthly and nationally on occasion.

Role responsibilities

  • Coordinate advocacy strategies and campaigns to advance CPA’s goals and objectives, including meeting with government stakeholders and representing the organisation at events/conferences and presenting key content.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a fundraising plan to secure funds from individuals, foundations, and other sources to support CPA’s programs and initiatives.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with donors (including stewardship and recognition of efforts) and key stakeholders, including policymakers and community leaders, through regular communication and engagement.
  • Lead and support other CPA projects, including managing budgets, timelines, resources, and deliverables, while integrating a community organising approach and working closely with our network of community energy groups and other partners.
  • Contribute to research and analysis to inform advocacy efforts, campaign messaging, and fundraising strategies, staying informed about current developments in the renewable energy sector.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of advocacy, campaigning, and fundraising activities and contribute to adjusting strategies as needed.

Applications close on Monday 15 April at 5pm