Go Salary

Major Gifts Manager

Applications for this role are now closed.  Browse similar roles

Organisation : International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Animals, Conservation & Environment

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 4 Sep, 2019

About the role

Position Summary/ Objective As part of the global major gifts fundraising team, the Major Gifts Manager will effectively identify and manage a major gift portfolio and major prospect solicitation pipeline in the Oceania Region. He/she will initiate and strengthen relationships with major and principal gift prospects and will successfully close gifts of 5 to 7 figures. The Manager will develop and implement moves management strategies to cultivate, solicit and close major and principal gifts.   Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage and expand a portfolio of approximately 150 major & principal gift supporters and prospects; develop and implement strategic moves plans to cultivate, solicit and steward gifts of $10,000 to $1,000,000+.
  • Seek meetings at the highest levels of philanthropic potential for IFAW senior leadership. Prepare senior leaders for compelling engagements with High Net-Worth Philanthropists.
  • Support the CEO, Board Development Chair, Board members, Vice President for Global Development and senior level staff in all aspects of their engagement with ifaw’s donors and prospects.
  • Develop a community of influential ifaw supporters in the region; identify Board prospects, and recruit members to join a growing Global Ambassador affinity group.
  • Develop engagement opportunities for high-level prospects in the region, including salons, VIP dinners, global travel opportunities to visit ifaw project sites, and opportunities to meet senior ifaw field staff.
  • Work with research staff, volunteers, and others to identify major and principal gift leads
  • Represent ifaw in the region; developing relationships with individuals capable of furthering ifaw’s mission through philanthropy, expertise and network connections.
  • Work with global major gifts team to execute cultivation and solicitation plans and achieve robust global revenue growth.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Innovative, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial spirit essential.
  • Proven networking and relationship building skills required.
  • Minimum of five years major gifts experience with a proven track record of success with major gift cultivation and solicitation required.
  • Highly detail oriented and self-motivated with excellent time management and fluency with standard office software.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in an environmental, conservation or animal welfare organization desirable.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel is expected

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities will change from time to time to meet the needs of the department and our company.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is a global non-profit helping animals and people thrive together. We are experts and everyday people, working across seas, oceans and in more than 40 countries around the world. We rescue, rehabilitate and release animals; and we restore and protect their natural habitats. The problems we’re up against are urgent and complicated. To solve them, we match fresh thinking with bold action. We partner with local communities, governments, non-governmental organisations and businesses. Together, we pioneer new and innovative ways to help all species flourish.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : AU017 Major Gifts Manager August 2019

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

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

Giving Tuesday

You Might Be Interested In

Education Endowment Fundraising Manager

The role is responsible for building and managing a direct p...

Relationship Manager

The National Trust (NSW) is seeking an experienced Relations...

View More Jobs

Featured Suppliers

Source More Suppliers
Go Salary
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get purpose-driven roles delivered free to your inbox every Monday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!