Manager of Advancement

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2019-08-29
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 194427
  • Interim Manager of Advancement position - 6-month contract
  • Opportunity to work for a renowned education institute
  • Immediate start, South-West of Melbourne Location


The Organisation 

Internationally renowned education institute requires an interim Manager of Advancement for a six-month period. 

The Role 

Reporting to the Director of Community Engagement, you will be responsible for overseeing the organisations philanthropic and fundraising activities.

In this role you will:
  • Lead, develop and manage a team of  5 direct reports 
  • Assist your team through a period of change and innovation
  • Work with the Director of Community Engagement to develop a strategic plan of a successful philanthropic program
  • Continue to build and advance relationships with donors
  • Provide direction for research for growth of prospects
  • Ensure regular reports are provided 
  • Oversee the annual giving program. 
As the successful candidate, you will have:
  • Similar experience leading philanthropic and fundraising operations
  • A proven record of managing fundraising programs and campaigns
  • Advanced leadership experience and a willingness to nurture a young team
  • A Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (philanthropy management, business, community relations or related disciplines) 
  • Availability to start work immediately and commitment to see the contract through
  • Experience working for an education setting is highly desirable. 
This position is currently vacant and therefore you may have the opportunity to position yourself for a permanent opportunity. 

Due to the urgent nature of this role, please ensure your availability is clear in your application. 

If you are available immediately and interested in working within the not for profit sector, please click apply to submit your resume. For more information or to discuss your interest, please call Natalie Brooker on 03 8319 4050. 

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