Grants And Sponsorship Officer Role

About Early Links

Are you passionate about inclusion and helping others?

Join our team and find the rewarding career and supportive culture you’ve always wanted.

Early Links is a disability support provider and registered charity that has supported the Hunter region for almost 40 years. Our can-do approach has led to a rapidly expanding team and range of services. This growth shows no sign of slowing, making this an exciting time to come on board.

Once you’re part of Early Links, you’ll tell your friends to join too.

Why work with us?

  • Vibrant and supportive team culture
  • Flexible workplace
  • Salary packaging options to increase take home pay
  • Rostered days off
  • Make a meaningful difference in the community

About the role

Early Links is currently looking for a full-time Grants & Sponsorship Officer to join our Marketing & Communication Team.

We are looking for a professional and passionate new team member to join us in our Maitland Office. Reporting to the Marketing & Communication Manager, the Grants & Sponsorship Officer will play a vital role in the organisation, securing and managing important funding to allow Early Links to grow and assist clients into the future.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Identifying potential grants
  • Researching and developing grant applications
  • Overseeing and monitoring grant implementation across the business and communicating grant specifics within the organisation
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to develop project plans for grant applications
  • Supporting the organisation in gaining fundraising and sponsorship support
  • Networking with external stakeholders to establish partnerships and raise the profile of Early Links
  • Championing the organisation in the community
  • Creating written content for internal and external communication
  • Participating in the planning and coordination of community events/campaigns and staff wellbeing initiatives
  • Identifying award opportunities and developing applications
  • Contributing to marketing and communication team planning
  • Ad hoc grants administration and reporting
  • Preparing and submitting evaluation reports
  • Any ad hoc duties as required

About you

To be successful in this position you will:

  • Have a relevant degree qualification or previous experience
  • Have a passion for the not-for-profit sector
  • Be an outstanding communicator, possessing both excellent written and verbal communication styles with an eye for detail
  • Possess exceptional time management and organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Be adaptable and flexible in your approach to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be enthusiastic and excited about joining Early Links and excelling in this role

Please note that this position will require you to have a working with children check, NDIS worker screening check, first aid certificate & CPR, and driver’s license. If you do not currently have these that’s ok, but you’ll need to have them before you start.

Ready to apply?

Just click apply and follow the instructions to submit your application. Please include your resume and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

We can’t wait to hear from you!


Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact our People & Culture Team on 02 4934 3773 or at peopleandculture@earlylinks.org.au


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