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JDRF careers:

Make a difference

At JDRF we are improving the lives of those with type 1 diabetes (T1D), those who love them and those who will need us in the future.

In the next four years, 10,000 Australians will be diagnosed with T1D. They don’t know they’ll need us yet, but we work for them all the same.

Diabetes is a global problem, and curing this disease will be a defining challenge of our lifetimes.

We are looking for talented people to join our team. Every team member at JDRF makes a difference to the millions of Australians impacted by T1D. We strive to create a vibrant and rewarding work environment where you can develop and grow.

 

Current vacancies

Community Fundraising Coordinator VIC/TAS

A forward-facing relationship management role responsible for growing the fundraising capacity of JDRF in VIC and TAS through engagement with the type 1 diabetes community and other key stakeholders via JDRF’s portfolio of fundraising events and campaigns.

Reporting to the National Manager Community Fundraising, you will work closely with your team in Victoria and in collaboration with other members of the national fundraising team to cultivate and nurture relationships that ultimately create opportunities to mobilise the JDRF community to fundraise.

You will be responsible for delivering on local and national campaigns and program KPIs within budget.

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Community Fundraising Coordinator NSW/ACT

The Community Fundraising Coordinator NSW/ACT is a forward-facing relationship management role responsible for growing the fundraising capacity of JDRF through engagement with the T1D community and other key stakeholders via JDRF’s portfolio of fundraising events and campaigns.

You will report to the National Campaign Manager (based in NSW) and work closely in collaboration with other members of the fundraising team and JDRF colleagues, to cultivate and nurture relationships (across borders) that ultimately create opportunities to mobilise the JDRF community to fundraise.

You will be responsible for delivering local and national campaigns and program KPIs, within budget.

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Philanthropy Executive Vic/Tas

As a Philanthropy Executive, you will contribute to and increase philanthropic giving to JDRF by building and maintaining relationships with donors and potential givers. You will be accountable for the delivery of significant revenue via major donors, trusts & foundations, and bequests. You will be proactive with lead generation and qualification; solicitation will be executed through personalised, high-touch experiences and content.

You will report directly to the Head of Philanthropy. You will support our team as we enhance the strategy and experience for our major donors, resulting in higher retention and engagement.

This role may be required to undertake interstate travel plus occasional flexible working during evenings and weekends.

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Digital Marketing Associate

JDRF are looking to add a Digital Marketing Associate to their creative, dynamic marketing team. Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, the role will help build and shape the digital marketing function in JDRF. Join a team tasked with raising awareness, lead generation, revenue, and retention outcomes, which support our Mission of finding a cure for type 1 Diabetes.

Ideally, with 2-3 years of experience, you will focus on developing your digital marketing skills and widening them to facilitate this truly broad marketing and communications role. Working as part of a lean team, you’ll have an opportunity to see programs end-to-end as well as learn the principles of brand planning and marketing strategy. This role has significant scope for growth. The role itself will focus on supporting our continuing digital transformation, developing new and innovative engagement strategies as well as playing a key role in two of our most exciting and important activities.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

As the JDRF Marketing and Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting and driving key programs, ensuring projects are delivered effectively and aiding the smooth running of all key activities.

This role will span all organisational focus areas and would suit a current or early career marketing/communications professional with an interest in health, not-for-profit marketing and advocacy.

Strong writing for multiple audiences and channels is essential and knowledge of marketing channels and tools e.g., email marketing, content management, social and CRM preferred.

While reporting to the Communications and Sponsorship Manager, you will work closely with the entire marketing team and have access to teams across the JDRF organisation.

This role has the opportunity for learning and development via the JDRF marketing team and external communications partners.

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Salary packaging

Australian taxation laws provide generous tax concessions for not for profit organisations like JDRF Australia. One such concession is an exemption for Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT).

This means that JDRF Australia is able to pass on to their employees a proportion of their wages as a reimbursement of personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money. In effect: a proportion of your salary each pay is tax free.

You may choose to package a range of items, such as General Household and Personal Expenses i.e. Home Rental Repayments, Mortgage Repayments, Utility Expenses, Other Household Expenses, Credit Card Repayments, Other Personal Expenses or a Salary Packaging Card to the allowable maximum of $15,900 each FBT year. Additionally, you may also choose to package towards General Capped Entertainment Expenses to the allowable maximum of $2650 each FBT year.

Additional leave

At JDRF we offer additional paid leave over Christmas. Our offices close from 25th December to 1 January and none of this time is taken from your annual leave entitlement. This leave is provided to all employees as a time to connect with family and friends.

Employee recognition and reward

At JDRF our 5 Values are PASSION | INTEGRITY | VISION | IMPACT | COLLABORATION and we aim to reflect these values in a positive work environment that benefits the organisation as well as employees. We know that motivated and happy employees are our most valuable asset. Our recognition and reward program celebrates the extraordinary achievements and behaviours of our staff that contribute to the culture and mission of JDRF.

Employee development

JDRF provides and encourages development opportunities to enhance job performance and contribute to professional growth.

We have an excellent development resource facility, which provides employees with a wide range of development tools, training courses and articles.