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Development Manager, Office of Advancement

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Organisation : Western Sydney Univeristy

Location : Sydney (Parramatta)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Education & Employment

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $134,458 to $143,591 p.a. (comprising Salary of $113,619 to $121,336 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Application closing date : 21 Jul, 2019

About the role

Development Manager, Office of Advancement
Ref 3438/19

2 x full-time, ongoing positions available 
Parramatta Campus

The Office of Advancement is responsible for the delivery of strategic fundraising programs that support the priorities of the University. Under the overall leadership of the Executive Director, Advancement, who reports to the Vice-President (People and Advancement), the Office of Advancement is organised into the following units: Annual Giving, Donor Relations & Stewardship, Database Services and Development. 

Reporting to the Director, Development, the Development Manager is a senior fundraising role within a busy and centralised Advancement team. 

The Development Manager is required to develop, manage, support and implement major gift fundraising programs which will raise significant new funds for scholarships, research, student support initiatives and other Western-specific philanthropic priorities. 

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced fundraising professional to join the Development Team, working closely with Schools, Institutes, professional services colleagues and significant supporters of the University. 

The successful candidate should have a strong understanding of the fundraising sector gained through experience as a senior major gift fundraiser, or building long-term customer relationships in sales and marketing, or in a ‘cause-related’ environment and be able to successfully close gift solicitations. 

You will have excellent written skills including experience in developing successful proposals, drafting gift confirmations and creating compelling case for support documents. You will be able to demonstrate highly effective communication, networking and negotiating skills and the ability to influence decision makers internally and externally to the University. The Development Manager must be comfortable working with senior executives across the University, industry, government and community and have experience with successful major gift solicitations. 

To apply and view the Position Description, please go to:

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 9 $134,458 to $143,591 p.a. (comprising Salary of $113,619 to $121,336 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Penny Tribe, Director Development on (02) 9685 9521 or via email on 

Closing Date: 11:30pm Sunday 21 July 2019

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Western Sydney Univeristy

Ranked in the top two percent of Universities worldwide, Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses - many in CBD locations – and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. 

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Position Description : [9] Development Manager_25.06.2019

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Please quote in application: Development Manager, Office of Advancement via Pro Bono Australia.

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