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Philanthropy Lead

Organisation Name Amnesty International
Location Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane
Date Posted 2020-10-02
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 587961
  • Make a stand for equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity
  • Rare chance join the world's largest independent human rights organisation
  • Be a part of developing the philanthropy strategy and lead a small team


The Organisation
Amnesty International (AI)  is an independent, global movement that campaigns courageously for human rights for everyone. AI consists of ordinary people from all walks of life, using passion and commitment to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people imprisoned just for voicing their opinion.
Amnesty International Australia is focused on campaigns to improve Indigenous rights, protect and defend the rights of refugees and supporting our priority global campaigns.
Amnesty International is independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion to ensure it speaks out on human rights abuses wherever they occur.

The Role
Reporting to the Fundraising and Philanthropy Director, you will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of a long-term major donor fundraising strategy and empowering your team to achieve budgets.  
Specifically you will be responsible for:
  • Building relationships with donors, prospects and board including direct solicitation
  • Ensuring a rigorous move management process is in place, including monitoring of targets
  • Collaborating nationally and internationally to build a successful program
  • Producing and delivering communications using a range of channels and technologies

Skills Required
You will have a proven track record in growing income through stewarding key relationships combined with demonstrated leadership skills. 

Additionally you will have:
  • A solid understanding of relationship, major donor and corporate fundraising
  • The ability to create compelling proposals and a persuasive case for support
  • Success in supporting a small team to achieve goals and increase revenue
  • Exceptional interpersonal, team building, stakeholder management and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in budget forecasting and monitoring

If you are passionate about equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity for all, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required section above or contact Lisa Morell on 02 8243 0570 with any specific questions.

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