'Not-for-profit' graduate resume

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Sally Smith

32 Leonard Avenue
Canberra ACT 2600
Mobile: 0903 222 343
Email: [email protected]


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: [email protected]
Phone: 02 9999 9909
Tom Wright – Online Manager
Roseville Park Community Centre
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 02 9999 9799
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