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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

  • 100 - 500 employees

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Educational Fundraising Graduate Trainee Program

Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Canberra

The CASE Asia-Pacific Educational Fundraising Graduate Trainee Program is an exciting way to launch your career in fundraising and provides you an opportunity to advance education

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
$55,000 - $59,999

Application dates

Applications Open
12 Sep 2018
Applications Close
15 Oct 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
75 - 84% WAM (Distinction)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Materials Engineering
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Dentistry & Dental Science
Nutrition & Dietetics
Medicine & Medical Science
Nursing & Midwifery
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Public Health
Psychology & Counselling
Exercise & Sports Science
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Communication & Media Studies
Music & Performing Arts
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Archaeology & History
Humanities (all other)
Politics & Policy Studies
Social Science (all other)
Theology & Comparative Religion
Social Work & Sociology
Legal Studies
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
Agricultural Science & Management
Earth Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
General Education Studies

Millions of underprivileged youths are provided access to tertiary education, while groundbreaking research work in a diverse range of areas are initiated, by virtue of funds donated worldwide. The impact of philanthropy involves creating public value and helping to advance society - this is the power of fundraising.

The CASE Asia-Pacific Educational Fundraising Graduate Trainee Program is an exciting way to launch your career in fundraising and provides you an opportunity to advance education to transform lives and society. This prestigious fully paid program will begin in March 2019 for 12-months at a premier Australian institution.

Program Highlights

  • Holistic induction program at an advancement conference with over 400 delegates from more than 20 countries
  • Gain the breadth of exposure to advancement field through comprehensive on-the-job rotational training
  • Delve deep into fundraising fundamentals with a stellar faculty of fundraising experts at a rigorous residential program
  • Dedicated guidance by two mentors with extensive experience in fundraising for arts & higher education

What you will benefit from this program:

This is a fixed-term contract and provides you with all-around training. You will be employed and working full-time at one of our partner institutions for the practical on-the-job training. You will enjoy support from CASE Asia-Pacific who will manage the program and provide the formal training and mentoring throughout the program. 

Duration of trainee program: 12 months (from March 2019)

What we expect you to be:

You are a recent graduate/about to graduate/professional in early or mid-career, confident and creative with highly effective communication abilities with the ability to work in Australia. You are goal-oriented, possess excellent organizational skills, and work well in a team. You must be able to respond to the needs of a dynamic work environment to effectively progress through this program. Previous experience in fundraising is desirable but not essential. There will also be a four-week secondment to another university during the program. 

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must meet the following basic eligibility criteria for the CASE Asia-Pacific Graduate Trainee Program:

  • Have a demonstrable interest in fundraising, campaigning or events management
  • Must possess a legible right to work in Australia for more than two years
  • Must be willing to work in any of the specified regions in Australia

Applications for this program are now open till 31 August 2018. To apply for this opportunity, please fill up the application form, submit your cover letter and CV here. For inquiries, please contact program manager Fione GOH at fgoh@case.org.

The Graduate Trainee Program is sponsored by:

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About CASE

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is the leading professional association serving educational institutions and professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, development and allied areas across the globe. CASE's vision is advance education to transform lives and society. As a catalyst for advancing education worldwide, CASE inspire, challenge and equip communities of professionals to act effectively and with integrity to champion the success of their institutions.