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We are looking for a Communications & Partnerships Specialist and a Database Manager to join our team. If this sounds like you or someone you know, please see the full job descriptions below.

The Role:               Communications & Partnerships Specialist

Location:               Sydney, NSW

Reports to:           Head of Communications & Partnerships

Position Type:    Maternity leave 12-month contract

Applications Open Now, Apply ASAP:

The Opportunity:

  • Exciting opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic global NGO that mobilises individuals and organisations to end world hunger
  • Perfect role for a creative thinker and writer, who has proven experience in using communications and partnerships to spark and keep alive connection between people and organisations

The Organisation:

The Hunger Project’s goal is to end world hunger by 2030. Our approach is different – we see people living in hunger as the solution, not the problem. We shift the mindsets of women and men so they transform into leaders for the sustainable end of hunger. Then, through our programs such as education, microfinance, agriculture and health, we empower people with the skills, knowledge and resources they need to break the poverty cycle themselves. For more info, go to

Role & Responsibilities:

This dynamic role comprises online, email and social media marketing and communications, marketing analytics, partnerships and relationship management, campaign management and delivery, and fundraising responsibilities.  THPA is in an exciting growth phase and is focused on raising its brand profile, partnerships opportunities and fundraising in Australia.  You will be working closely with the Head of Communications and Partnerships to raise the profile and awareness of THPA and our partners, increase investor engagement, and ultimately increase fundraising.

A key focus of this role is to plan and execute integrated communications and fundraising campaigns ( and that engage current investors and supporters and attract new ones (especially in the <$5,000 bracket), and engage and attract corporate partners.

THPA’s website, videos, social media and other communications materials are integral to the success of these campaigns.  As such, the person in this role will be responsible for creating, producing and managing content and collateral together with the Head of Communications and Partnerships, and the Fundraising Team.

The role will also support our partnerships at all levels, working with our partners to effectively and accurately communicate their support of The Hunger Project. This includes managing relationships so our partners feel connected to our mission.

Selection Criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in a communications or marketing-related field
  • Minimum 3 years of communications, marketing and/or partnerships experience
  • Demonstrated experience in creative thinking and writing
  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience with online, email and social media marketing
  • Demonstrated experience designing, planning and executing communications campaigns and improving communications systems and processes
  • Exceptional analytic experience with an ability to apply insights to live campaigns for continuous improvement
  • PR experience and excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Experience in relationship management, especially with multiple stakeholders simultaneously
  • Experience managing website content and maintenance using WordPress, and using Google Analytics to track website metrics
  • Experience using Mailchimp or similar for EDMs
  • Basic skills in Photoshop/InDesign/Canva and video editing (imovie) desirable
  • Ability to manage budgets

Personal Attributes:

  • Creative and innovative thinker, enthusiastic, energetic, personable and adaptable
  • Desires to constantly grow, develop and unleash your leadership potential
  • Ability to perform under pressure and take initiative to meet deadlines
  • A true team player and also have the ability to work autonomously
  • Passionate about online/digital/social media marketing and learning, keeping abreast of the latest developments in the digital and social media marketing world
  • Values-driven and honest
  • Exceptional communication, story-telling and attention-to-detail skills
  • Have a professional attitude and are able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines
  • Skilled multi-tasker and project manager
  • Up for whatever it takes to end hunger

NB: This is a 12-month maternity leave contract.

To apply for this job, send:

  • A cover letter and your statements against the selection criteria; and
  • Your resume (CV) including two referees to:

The Role: Database Manager

Location: Sydney, NSW

Reports to: CEO

Position Type: Contract with the opportunity to go Full Time


The Organisation
The Hunger Project is a global, non-religious, non-profit organisation working to end world hunger by 2030. We believe that hunger can end, and ours is the generation that can eliminate it once and for all. In Africa, South Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers people to lead lives of self- reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children. We believe people who currently live in poverty are not the problem – they are the solution. We don’t see 815 million mouths to feed, we see 815 million human beings who are enterprising and resilient. Our work is to unlock their leadership, creativity and capacity so that they can be the key to ending their own hunger. Our programs provide training and services to village partners covering: health, education and adult literacy, nutrition, improved farming techniques and food security, microfinance loans, water and sanitation and HIV/AIDS prevention.

The Role

You will be responsible for managing the Raiser’s Edge database and ensuring it is optimised to support a wide range of fundraising activities. As the organisation has only recently transitioned to Raiser’s Edge, you will need to have a strong working knowledge of Raiser’s edge and the ability to guide staff and make recommendations on how to best use the system.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and reviewing processes to ensure the system is being used efficiently
  • Ensure data quality and integrity is maintained
  • Processing donations and issuing receipts using batch processing
  • Updating investor records
  • Import data from external sources using Importomatic
  • Create complex queries, reports and exports
  • Setting up funds, campaigns, appeals and events
  • Administration of donor journey
  • Develop user manuals for RE
  • Provide basic training to all staff
  • Make recommendations to staff on how to best utilise RE and data insights
  • Respond to investor inquires
  • Assist with financial reconciliation process
  • Ensure system security and PCI compliance

Selection Criteria

  • Strong knowledge of Raiser’s edge
  • 2+ years managing a fundraising database
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good phone manner and customer service skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Clear communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to analyse data and make recommendations to fundraising team
  • Experience using Crystal Reports
  • Fundraising experience

How to apply for this job

Please include:

A cover letter and your statements against the selection criteria

Your resume (CV) including two referees

Applicants can apply via email to: