We are hiring! Head of Fundraising and Philanthropy

Last Updated on 04/08/2022 by National Justice Project

  • Are you entrepreneurial, outcome-oriented and driven?
  • Are you motivated to use your established skills in fundraising to enable a leading human rights NFP?
  • Does eliminating discrimination and working towards a more equitable society inspire you?
  • Do you want to work 4-5 days a week (flexible), 12 month contract with strong possibility of extension?
  • Sydney Central location, with hybrid work arrangement, if desired.


The National Justice Project (NJP) was established in 2015 as a not-for-profit legal service & civil rights organisation dedicated to tackling systemic injustice, discrimination, and racism. Our vision is to create a fairer society where individuals are treated equally and live safely without discrimination.

We’re independent and courageous, with a proven track record of working with marginalised people and communities. NJP uses the law, education, and effective advocacy to eradicate injustice, discrimination, and racism through systemic change.

We are a small, dedicated team from legal and other professional disciplines, who work collaboratively to advocate for great outcomes for our clients, and to ensure meaningful strategic outcomes across Australia’s legal landscape. These cases and inquests have set important legal precedents, having a significant impact in the lives of our clients and the broader community.


The National Justice Project is looking for an aspirational Head of Fundraising and Philanthropy to develop, lead and implement our fundraising and philanthropy strategies. This is a pivotal and senior role.

In this position you will work closely with our inspiring CEO, Board and dedicated team of staff including human rights lawyers, advocates and communication specialists to drive fundraising and generate revenue.

The successful candidate will have exceptional relationship management skills and an outstanding record for retaining and building organisational income.

If you are passionate about the work we do, have a minimum of five years fundraising/philanthropy experience and are driven to help us grow, please read the attached position description and apply soon!

For further information and questions, please email hr@justice.org.au, using the subject line: Head of Fundraising and Philanthropy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The start dates of the position is flexible for the right candidate, however, we are eager to fill the position as soon as possible.

People with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Download the position description here.