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Major Gifts Manager

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Organisation : St Vincent's Medical Research Institute (SVI)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Research / Medical Research, Science & Technology

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Committed to improving health & life expectancy of Australians
  • Raise significant philanthropic donations from existing and new donors
  • Outstanding employee benefits; competitive salary & great location

The Organisation
  
St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (SVI) is an independent institute that conducts the highest quality biomedical research into the cause, prevention and treatment of common diseases such as cancer, heart disease, type 1 diabetes, obesity, bone disease and Alzheimer’s.
  
For over 60 years, SVI has taken on the challenge of fundamentally understanding and conquering these diseases to create better health outcomes for all Australians.  

Benefits & Culture

  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted 365-day Myki pass
  • Discounted parking
  • 12 weeks’ paid Parental Leave
  • Family-friendly meeting times, scheduled to begin after 9.30am and end by 4.30pm
  • Flexible work and leave options; option to purchase up to an additional four weeks leave
  • Onsite Staff Medical Centre offering a Bulk Billing (no fee) basis for Medicare holders
  • Employee Assistance Program offering free offsite personal and confidential counselling sessions

The Role
  
Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for developing and managing the major gifts program raising philanthropic income from a portfolio of individuals. This will include:

  • Successful management of a portfolio of SVI’s most generous supporters
  • Research, identification and the solicitation of new major gift donors
  • Nurture relationships and drive major gift cultivation and solicitation, making “asks”
  • Connect donors to the work of advancing  research, discoveries and impact
  • Work with the Chief executive and board members to ensure they are engaged with supporters

Skills Required
  
You have a record of accomplishment in major donor, bequest or corporate relations. You have exceptional communication and influencing skills with a personable approach to engage and build relationships. You can also demonstrate:

  • Deep understanding of best practice major gift or business development strategies
  • Ability to absorb complex information that you can communicate credibly to donors
  • Use of effective soliciting and stewardship tools mapping the donor or customer journey
  • Experience working collaboratively in a target driven environment
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills

Raise funds that are critically important to new discoveries in improving the health of the community. Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Emma Naglieri on 03 8319 4080 for a further discussion.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Vincent's Medical Research Institute (SVI)

How to apply for this role


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


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