'Not-for-profit' graduate resume

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Sally Smith

32 Leonard Avenue
Canberra ACT 2600
Mobile: 0903 222 343
Email: sally.smith@ozmail.com


To use my professional training and strong social conscience to contribute to the positive development of underprivileged children.


University of Canberra
Canberra, ACT AU
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Honours)
Graduated: November 2007

Employment History

May 06 – Present: Annual Fundraising Organiser
Roseville Children's Hospital
Roseville, NSW AU


  • Secure sponsorship from prominent businesses
  • Oversee marketing campaign for fundraising events
  • Brainstorm ideas for advertising and write promotional copy for fliers
  • Coordinate entertainment and guest lists


  • Implemented 'Sponsor a child' programme where businesses donate money to medical research and overall improvement of hospital facilities
  • Raised over $9000 for the hospital in the past three years
Oct 04 – Mar 05: Marketing Intern
World Vision
Canberra, NSW AU


  • Add and manage client information on internal database
  • Write press releases for World Vision events
  • Research and fact check developmental studies in Developing countries for in-house journalists


  • Reorganised company database to access information efficiently
  • Successfully promoted events with my media contacts
Jun 02 – Jun 03: Content Manager
Roseville Park Tidy Town Committee website
Roseville, ACT AU


  • Update website after committee meetings
  • Improve design and create copy to develop the website's full potential
  • Research and write articles about sustaining a green environment


  • Started the 'What's on?' page where I compiled information on forthcoming events in the local area
  • 'What's on?' page was voted the favourite event guide by locals and visiting tourists
May 03 – Present: Volunteer
UNICEF Canberra
Canberra, ACT AU


  • Manage paperwork for donations
  • Compile spreadsheets for fundraisers
  • Assist with publicity campaigns


  • Helped organise fundraising events such as the UNICEF Cup for Kids and the UNICEF Year in Review


Category Name Proficiency Yrs Experience Last Used
Administrative Microsoft Word Intermediate 4+ yrs use currently
  Excel Intermediate 4+ yrs use currently
  PowerPoint Intermediate 4+ yrs use currently
 Design/Media Dreamweaver Basic 1-2 yrs use currently
  Photoshop Basic 1-2 yrs use currently
  Flash Basic 1-2 yrs use currently



Jamie Green – Managing Director
Roseville Children's Hospital
Email: jgreen@example.com.au
Phone: 02 9999 9909
Tom Wright – Online Manager
Roseville Park Community Centre
Email: wright@example.com.au
Phone: 02 9999 9799
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