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Major Donor Manager

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Organisation : CARE Australia

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Engagement, Mental Health, Women

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 95000

Application Closing Date : 10 Dec, 2018

About the Role

CARE Australia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment, and/or child abuse the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer.  By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Australia requesting the information specified above.

What we can offer you

  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Professional development and training opportunities


About the Organisation

Organisation Name : CARE Australia

About the Role

A new and exciting opportunity to work with our most generous supporters.  This role will develop and implement strategies to grow income through our Lead with CARE major donor program.

You will come to know every major donor well, nurturing the portfolio to maintain and strengthen existing donor relationships, while also cultivating new ones. Your experience developing strategy to achieve financial targets will set you apart from others.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement CARE Australia’s strategy for Major Donors (>$4kp.a.) philanthropic fundraising and engagement
  • Manage existing relationships with CARE’s Major Donor supporters Develop and implement an annual business plan and budget
  • Source and secure funding opportunities for new and lapsed Major Donors
  • Prepare regular financial and non-financial performance reports
  • Initiate and develop strong relationships with Major Donors and key decision-makers in Private Ancillary Fund (PAFs)
  • Develop strong proposals, pitches, cases for support, and project reports to update funders on the impact of their investment in CARE’s work

Ideally you will have

  • Demonstrated experience in working with major donors and bequestors, and success in PAF fundraising
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing engagement strategies for fundraising and stewardship, including moves management
  • Exceptional written communication skills and extensive experience securing large donations from individuals
  • Strong numerical skills with demonstrated experience in budget management, pipeline management and reporting
  • Exceptional relationship management skills and proven ability to develop productive, results-focused relationships implement strategies and manage relationships with funders

What we can offer you

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Melinda Kenny

Phone : 03 9009 7126

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Major Donor Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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