Major Gifts Assistant

Date published

20 Sep 2022



Job ID


Major Gifts Assistant

We are currently seeking a new team member to join our Major Gifts Team on a Part-Time (0.4 FTE) basis until 30 June 2023.


  • Admin / Secretarial / Office Support
  • Administration
  • Contract or Temp

Key points

  • Provide support to our major donor and trust/foundation programs
  • Work for an iconic organisation
  • Work from our Surry Hills office


The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver telehealth and a 24-hour emergency retrieval service to rural and remote Australia.

We are currently seeking a new team member to join our Major Gifts Team on a Part-Time (0.4FTE) basis until 30 June 2023.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Support to our major donor and trust/foundation programs, including database administration, invoicing and proposal drafting
  • Prepare grant applications, paying close attention to funding guidelines
  • Undertake regular prospects research to identify individuals and organisations to assist long term growth
  • Assist in the creation of PowerPoint presentations for donor meetings
  • Ensure a swift and prompt response to all prospective donors and organisations
Evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination is required.
For more information, please contact Fiona Ramsay

Our Values: Our Values of Reliability, Care, Trust and Safety form shape the way we work as individuals, as team members and with the communities we serve.
The RFDS (South Eastern Section) is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

The RFDSSE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate, and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to apply as early as possible.