About the role
About the role;
Your core function will be to advocate for the community you represent and contribute to the advancement of the school by engaging community groups, associations, the foundation and alumni for all relevant fundraising and giving activities. You will be a strong relationship developer and enjoy engaging with both internal and external stakeholders. Strategic experience including donor segmentation is an important building block of this role to effectively solicit and steward gifts, ask for donations and continue to develop a strong pipeline through exceptional database management.
To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have strong written and verbal communication skills, be able to demonstrate your previous successes in a similar role as well as demonstrate a strong understanding of diplomacy, objectivity and confidence in all interactions. Fundraising experience is essential to building credibility and being able to demonstrate value with both your internal and external stakeholder groups. Experience working within an education environment is highly desirable, as well as relevant fundraising/business qualifications.
What’s in it for you?
This beautiful school has as strong reputation and believe in developing their people. With access to all state of the art campus facilities, organized yoga and a strong emphasis on improving the mind and body you will feel supported, encouraged and engaged.
About the organisation
Working in partnership with a prestigious Ladies college in Melbourne, we are excited to support the growth in their Community Engagement department. Our brief is to source a passionate and highly driven individual who will impact the sustainability and growth opportunities across this iconic education house.
One of Australia’s most respected and innovative schools, with a strong reputation both locally and internationally, the school attracts supporters from a range of channels and programs. Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Advancement and the wider Advancement team, this opportunity will utilise your strong relationship development skills and your ability to attract, inform and engage with existing and prospective supporters.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Advancement Associate via Pro Bono Australia.