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Fundraising Coordinator

SIM Australia

Part time
Penshurst NSW
Remote / WFH?
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Fundraising Coordinator – SIM Australia


As a passionate Fundraising Coordinator, your role with SIM Australia would deepen our supporter engagement in God’s global mission, through SIM’s ministries & projects in Australia and around the world.

Are you experienced in implementing creative communications and campaigns to engage supporters? Are you looking for an opportunity to merge your professional skills with your heart to make the gospel global?

If you have the legal right to work in Australia and can identify with, and support, SIM’s Mission, Purpose, Core Values and Statement of Faith, then we encourage you to apply.



SIM Australia is a Christian mission agency helping to make the Gospel global. Our heart is to make disciples of Jesus in communities where He is least known. We partner with local Australian churches in equipping and sending out cross-cultural gospel workers, with a variety of skills and talents, to serve in a diverse range of ministries.

We also seek to demonstrate Jesus’ love and compassion to the vulnerable by offering holistic care through our aid and development arm, SIMaid. We are part of a global organisation that has 4,000 workers in over 70 countries. In dependence on God, we engage people in praying and supporting workers and ministry activities around the world. For more information visit



SIM is seeking a Fundraising Coordinator to help develop partners and drive donor development efforts for our global mission. Our candidate will have a passion for connecting people with our ministries who have the heart and capacity to give to the work of SIM Australia.

Working in the SIM Media (and Fundraising) Team, you will be responsible for our current and future fundraising programs to establish a sustainable financial base for SIM Australia and its ministries around the world.

The position is a salaried role in the organisation (3 days per week) and located at Penshurst, Sydney (with the ability to work in a hybrid environment) to:

  • Support SIM regional ministry teams in Australia in developing strong relationships with existing and new donors & churches.
  • Implement SIM’s ministry and aid appeals and acquisition campaigns.
  • Work closely with our senior leadership to identify and connect with major donors and implement bequest programs – including promotion & communication plans and follow-up.
  • Work with the SIM Media team to share inspiring field stories/reports with donors.
  • Develop ongoing data-driven reporting of fundraising performance to inform SIM’s fundraising plan and strategy.



The successful candidate will have:

  • A heart to follow Jesus and actively participate in a church community.
  • Experience in fundraising, donor engagement or public relations.
  • Experience writing and presenting proposals to engage supporters (or customers) on fundraising requests.
  • Working knowledge of a donor/commercial CRM database, e.g. ThankQ, Raiser's Edge, Salesforce or a similar system.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously as required.


  • Qualification in marketing, communications or alternate combination with relevant knowledge, training and/or experience in fundraising.
  • Demonstrated relationship management, project management and negotiation skills with external stakeholders, including copywriters, graphic designers and printers.
  • An understanding and passion for cross-cultural Christian mission.

The successful applicant must identify with, and support, the Mission, Purpose, Core Values and Statement of Faith of SIM –


For further information or to apply, please email outlining work experience, plus contact details of two references (one church and one work) in an accompanying cover letter.

Only those successful for an interview will be contacted.



Important disclaimer: CMA does not represent the organisations who place these listings, we do not guarantee that they are licensed or authorised to offer the positions, and we encourage readers to make their own inquiries to satisfy themselves that all is in order.
Christian Ministry Advancement Ltd. is a registered charity, incorporating the ministry of Christian Management Australia, CMA Standards Council, and Q4Connection. ABN 63 157 713 534
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