Philanthropy Executive

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2019-05-15
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 125791
  • Leading NGO specialised in mental health research
  • Inner Melbourne Suburbs
  • Contribute to high profile campaigns raising significant funds


The Organisation
Leading not-for-profit organisation based in the Inner Suburbs of Melbourne specialised in brain research and mental health advancement.  With a dynamic leadership team in place, this NGO is in a strong and productive period of growth in their philanthropic endeavour.
The Role
The temporary Philanthropy Executive is required for approximately 3-months. The position is available due to a staff vacancy and therefore you may be potentially be in a position to present as a permanent candidate. 

You will work with the Head of Major Gifts and Philanthropy to research, engage, and steward prospective and confirmed major donors and bequestors.  This is a fantastic opportunity to raise your profile in philanthropy, working in a stimulating and supportive environment. You will have the opportunity to develop: your knowledge of neuroscience, skills in philanthropy and your network of high-profile philanthropists and researchers, globally.
Skills Required
This role would suit an ambitious fundraiser, with experience managing mid to high level donors, looking to further develop their skills as part of a small, focused and collaborative team.  You will be:
  • Ambitious, looking to develop your skills and experience in philanthropy as a career
  • People orientated, keen to develop your knowledge of donors and their motivations
  • Interested in brain research and willing to reach out to collaborate with scientists
  • Able to absorb complex subject matter and adapt it to suit different audiences
  • Successful, with previous experience raising funds and managing relationships
If you are available to start work immediately and on a temporary  basis and you satisfy the requirements for this position, please apply using the link below or contact Natalie Brooker for further information on (03) 8319 4050. 

This position is expected to be filled quickly and we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience to prevent missing out. 

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.