Donor Support

Financial Partnerships Team Leader - Kingsford, Sydney
Applications close Wednesday 27 November 2019

  • Want to support a growing evangelical student organisation?
  • Kingsford based
  • Donor care/customer service experience?

As a result of the ongoing growth of AFES, we have developed a newly created role to build the staff support capability – Financial Partnerships Team Leader - based in Kingsford. This role is integral in building systems, processes and policies that support our donors and our campus staff.

About AFES

The vision of AFES is to prayerfully proclaim Jesus Christ at university to present everyone mature in him, reaching students at 55+ campuses in every state and territory of Australia. AFES employs staff and trains apprentices to serve Christ and support students in their Christian growth and witness.

Working in partnership with campus ministry staff to serve the campus staff and students, it is essential that applicants have a personal commitment to and alignment with the mission, vision, values and doctrinal basis of AFES.

Role Summary

Key to success in the role will be improving systems and processes to ensure outstanding donor support and that AFES is easy to engage with.

The successful candidate would have experience leading a small team, proven ability to deliver excellence in customer service, and an understanding of fundraising or donor management essentials. A can-do attitude, a strong service orientation, process improvement and problem solving approach are a must. In addition, candidates with a relevant degree, experience in a Christian organisation and history of relationship with an AFES group would be considered highly desirable, though not essential.

Candidates need to be permanent residents and able to obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check, or relevant State equivalent.

The role is full-time however, part time or flexible work options may be considered for suitable candidates.

We anticipate the successful candidate would commence the role on 20th January 2020.

Full Position Description

Available to download here.


For further information about this position please call (02) 9697 0313 or email Yvette McDonald [email protected]


To apply for the role, send your resume and short cover letter outlining how your experience matches the role criteria to Yvette McDonald [email protected] no later than Wednesday 27th November 2019.

All applications will be reviewed and applicants will be offered an interview, or notified that they were unsuccessful by 20 December 2019.

Those who are invited to attend an interview will be asked to fill out an additional application form for working with AFES.


All staff are required to subscribe to the AFES Vision, Mission, Values & Doctrinal Basis.