We’ve been at the forefront of nature conservation campaigns for 70 years, with outstanding results.

Share our vision for Victoria to have a diverse and healthy natural environment protected, respected and enjoyed by all.

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The Victorian National Parks Association is one of Victoria’s most effective conservation groups. Established in 1952 to promote national parks, it has grown into a strong and respected advocate for nature conservation in Victoria, and has played a leading role in the development of Victoria’s nature reserve system and conservation policy.

We are an independent, non-profit, non-government, membership organization. We inform and inspire our community, and advocate for the protection and proper management of Victoria’s special natural areas, protected areas and wildlife.

Finance & Operations Manager

  • Full time permanent role
  • Flexible work arrangements, located in the Green Building, Carlton (hybrid/remote)
  • $93,011 – $108,373 plus super


The Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient management of all aspects of finance and operations within the VNPA. The role will provide management and leadership in regards to all aspects of operational management including financial management, human resources, systems and IT, risk management and work health and safety.

The Finance and Operations Manager supervises a small team of professional staff including the Office Coordinator, Accountant and casual staff (as required).

The position of Finance & Operation Manager requires a motivated self starter and problem solver to oversee the growing finance and operation needs of the association. As a small organisation the position requires a hand’s on manager to assist in creating a strong organisation dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of nature in Victoria.

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Fundraising Executive

  • Maximise fundraising through multi-channel engagement
  • Full time or 0.8 FTE, flexible work arrangements, located in the Green Building, Carlton


The Fundraising Executive’s main focus will be to engage donors, members, supporters and new contacts to maximise fundraising income. This role is responsible for the delivery of direct mail and digital appeals, the regular giving program, supporter acquisition, retention and upgrade, and using the CRM effectively for supporter communications. This role will work closely with the Fundraising Manager, Philanthropy Executive, Office Coordinator and the Communications team.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will coordinate the implementation of the multi-faceted direct marketing program to ensure annual fundraising targets are achieved. You will keep all fundraising messages aligned and maximised across all platforms and develop marketing for key VNPA events and activities. You will manage the regular giving program including communications, renewals, upgrades and acquisition. This role will also write and proofread grant applications, pitch documents and other materials.

For a confidential discussion, contact Dawn Patrick or Jenni D’Orival on 03 8375 9661 or [email protected], using the subject line: Fundraising Executive – Victorian National Parks Association enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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