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Philanthropy Coordinator

Responsible for developing and implementing strategies to build successful and lasting relationships that drive revenue growth.

  • Are you looking for a new challenge within a leading, progressive not-for-profit organisation?
  • Own the overall responsibility for the strategic direction and growth of the trusts and foundations, and bequests programs
  • Part time (0.5 EFT) based in Richmond
  • Close to public transport and onsite parking available

About the organisation

Jesuit Social Services is a social change organisation working to build a just society where all people can live to their full potential.

Since 1977, we’ve provided services in some of the most disadvantaged in our community.

We place a high priority on advocacy and are a leader in policy development and research.

About the program

The Fundraising team is responsible for engaging with new and existing stakeholders to generate independent income to support the strategic direction of the organisation.

The Strategic Communications team works closely with Policy department to join participant voice, practice wisdom and policy advocacy to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by our participants and the changes needed at a government level to improve outcomes for the whole community.

About the role

We currently have a rewarding opportunity in our dynamic fundraising team. Reporting into the Fundraising Manager, the role has is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to build successful and lasting relationships that drive revenue growth. This includes trusts, foundations and bequest prospects.

This is a part-time (0.5 EFT) role based in our Richmond office.

Candidate Requirements

This role will suit a candidate with the following skills and experience:

  • Developing and delivering a strategic Trusts and Foundations program to achieve revenue targets
  • Manage and deliver strong relationships with existing Trusts/Foundations and PAFs.
  • Actively seek out and build relationships with new philanthropic Trusts/ Foundations, PAFs and wealth management advisors.
  • Ability to use clear and concise language to develop grant applications and targeted communication and marketing materials, with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying bequest prospects and nurturing relationships.
  • Creative, energetic and sympathetic to the mission and ethos of Jesuit Social Services

An attractive salary plus salary packaging is offered, together with ongoing professional and career development.

What Jesuit Social Services can offer you:

  • A comprehensive Induction and Orientation program
  • Ongoing role related training and development
  • An organisation that lives their values, through our day to day work
  • A welcoming and supportive environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • A competitive salary plus salary packaging benefits
  • Generous leave

How to apply

For further information please contact Andrew Yule, General Manager Strategic Communications and Engagement on 0448 380 455.

Applicants are required to respond to each of the Key Selection Criteria, with names and contact numbers of two referees. Your responses to the selection criteria should be incorporated into your covering letter.  Please apply in confidence.

Applications are being received on an ongoing basis, so please apply at your earliest convenience. Previous candidates need not apply.

Applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date and may be subject to change without notice.

Jesuit Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, cultural background, age, gender, sexuality, disability or religious affiliation. 

Jesuit Social Services takes child protection seriously. We undertake multiple screening processes including appropriate reference and background checks, Working with Children Check and police checks to ensure the protection of children and young people in our care.

You are required to meet the behaviour standards outlined in our Code of Conduct.