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Head of Philanthropy

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Organisation : The Guardian Australia

Location : Melbourne, Sydney (Surry Hills or Melbourne)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Media

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 31 Aug, 2018

About the Role

We are seeking a Head of Philanthropy to join our commercial team in Sydney or Melbourne.

The Head of Philanthropy’s primary objective will be to generate and nurture partnerships to support civic journalism. They will develop and implement a fundraising strategy, research and identify funding projects, represent Guardian Australia publicly to build brand awareness in the philanthropic community, conduct research on individuals, trusts and foundations, innovate with new models for support of civic journalism and develop strategy to expand GNM’s philanthropic reach and income in Australia.

This position will suit someone with experience working in fundraising in a growth-orientated organisation, strong knowledge of the philanthropic sector and funding opportunities, a demonstrated ability to raise and grow a philanthropic revenue stream, knowledge of one or more of digital, media, higher education, research and development for not-for-profit sectors in Australia and a large donor network. Additionally, the successful candidate will be digitally savvy, self-motivated, strategic, optimistic and results-driven with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.

For more information or to please view the full job description here:


This role is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

Applications will remain open until this position is filled.

For more information, contact: australia.hr@theguardian.com

Applicants should be legally eligible to work in Australia. Guardian Australia is unable to sponsor prospective employees’ visa applications.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : The Guardian Australia

Guardian Australia (www.theguardian.com/au) launched in May 2013 as part of Guardian News & Media (GNM), one of the largest English language newspaper websites in the world (www.theguardian.com).

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Emily Dale

Phone : 0410542273

Email : emily.dale@theguardian.com

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Head of Philanthropy via Pro Bono Australia.


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