ICDA Home  |  Our Community  |  About Us  | 



Annual Budget: $75,001-$250,000
Number of Paid Staff: 1 - 3
Number of Volunteers: Not supplied
Community Segment: Environment

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Melbourne City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Committee Member    Business Development Coordinator

TreeProject is a not-for-profit organisation that assists landholders to revegetate their land by recruiting urban volunteers to grow indigenous seedlings in their backyards. TreeProject’s charitable arm allows landholders to access to low cost seedlings that will help improve the environment and create habitat for wildlife, while giving urban people an opportunity to make a real difference to the environment.  Landholders under this arm of the organisation are provided seedlings for the cost of the growing supplies.

Your opportunity

TreeProject requires a Business Development Coordinator to develop income streams that will

support TreeProject’s charitable revegetation activities. The Business Development Coordinator will research, develop and build partnerships that will result in new business opportunities with Local Councils, industry, and government contractors that require seedlings for revegetation work and are interested in enhancing their project with community involvement.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in all matters business. They will be a competent leader able to provide guidance on business opportunities that incorporates the TreeProjct’s vision and culture.

The Business Development Coordinator will liaise with the TreeProject Project Manager and Committee members and report to the Committee at the monthly meetings.

The role is a voluntary position and applicants should be expected to complete up to 4 hours per week.

The Business Development Leader will also take a watching Brief on the maintenance of the TreeProject Brand and Image.

The ideal candidate for this role: 

  • Must have proven track record in professional approach to creating development strategies, writing briefs and submissions with the ability and skills to turn them into actionable plans.
  • Must have communication skills to turn concepts into actionable plans.
  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team which may include volunteers with a wide variety of skills and interests
  • Possess a high-level of commercial acumen and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Be creative in approach to corporate partnerships - seeking truly collaborative and sustainable outcomes
  • Must have communication skills to turn into actionable plans with limited operational and financial support.

The successful candidate will work as a member of the TreeProject committee. Committee meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00.\ ion the CBD.  Work will comprise approximately 2-5 hours per week.

Application Information

Applications should be emailed to communications@treeproject.org.au  including a cover letter and a current resume.

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Business
Targeting: Not supplied
Payment: Nil - honorary role

Express an Interest in this Position

Brought you by Our Community Alliance Partner Hesta
View All