The Executive Committee is responsible for setting the short-term and long-term direction of the organisation across 5 core domains:

  • Operations (overseen by President and Vice President)

  • Data management (overseen by Secretary)

  • Finance and sponsorship (overseen by Director of Finance and Sponsorship)

  • Marketing and communications (overseen by Director of Marketing and Communications)

  • People and culture (overseen by Director of People and Culture)

Number of spots available 



Position purpose

The Director of Finance and Sponsorship sits on the Executive Committee and works with the rest of the Executive Committee to set clear goals for the organisation within the domain of finance and sponsorship, develop comprehensive plans to achieve these goals, and with their team execute these plans to ensure the organisation’s financial sustainability.


Role and place within the organisation

The Director of Finance and Sponsorship works under the supervision of the President and is one of the core members of the Executive Committee. 


Position duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the organisation’s fundraising plans and capital structure

  • Develop a budget for each team within the organisation

  • Keep a faithful record of cash flow in and out of the organisation’s bank accounts

  • Manage financial relationships with external partners, sponsors and consumers

  • Prepare the organisation’s annual Financial Report for submission to the ACNC


Desirable attributes

  • Experience and interest in finance or sponsorship

  • Commitment to the role

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience of leading a team 

  • Willingness to work respectfully within a team environment

  • Genuine passion and interest in education and the sustainable development of our planet

  • Willingness to put in extra effort when required


What you get out of it

  • Opportunity to be part of a growing youth-led, not-for-profit organisation 

  • Opportunity to connect with passionate, like-minded individuals from a range of disciplines

  • Opportunity to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs

  • Experience leading and managing a medium-sized team

  • Formal recognition of your contribution at the end of your tenure and opportunity to acquire strong references for future job and volunteer applications


Application steps

  • All interested applicants are to submit a Google Form application by 11.59 PM, Friday, 02 April 2021. 

  • Interviews will be held for suitable candidates from Saturday, 3 March to Sunday, 4 March. 

  • Suitable candidates are to attend the interview at the specified date and time

    • Interviewee will be assessed on core qualities including leadership commitment, passion, organisational skills and time management. 

    • Failure to attend interview will result in an unsuccessful application.