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Regular Giving Analyst

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Organisation : University of Melbourne

Location : Australia, Melbourne (Parkville)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $91,913 - $99,495 p.a. + 17% superannuation

Application closing date : 25 Jul, 2019

About the role

Job no: 0042707

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Office of Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Department/School: Advancement

Salary: $91,913 – $99,495 (UOM 7)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional – Full time – 17% super

– Join Australia’s number 1 University †
– Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance

About Advancement

The Advancement Office aims to facilitate the establishment and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships between the University and its alumni, friends and benefactors. It is responsible for the management of programs relating to alumni and benefactors, and provides services to and works collaboratively with faculties and other central administration areas.
University of Melbourne Advancement (UoMA) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of Believe: the Campaign for the University of Melbourne, www.campaign.unimelb.edu.au

The completion of the first phase goal of raising $500M for the Believe Campaign was publicly announced in March 2016 along with the intention to proceed with a second phase of the Campaign with revised goals of raising $1B and actively engaging with 100,000 alumni by the end of 2021. The Campaign is the largest initiative of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region.

To hear about working in Advancement at the University of Melbourne, click here.

About the role

You will support the activities of the Advancement Office’s Regular Giving team with the generation of descriptive, diagnostic and predictive reports and insights and providing suggestions to improve practices and produce growth.

You will focus on developing and utilising data amalgamation and enrichment techniques to perform deep dive analytics, and you will consult with and advise the team to help them achieve complex market segmentation outcomes.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Extracting data for use in contact lists, data analysis, benchmarking studies, behaviour modelling and determining segmentation methods;
  • Generating insights and reports into Regular Giving initiatives, including developing analytical reports to show trends, patterns, correlations and outliers to increase philanthropic support; performing Quality Assurance checks;
  • Developing predictive analytic models to predict stakeholder behaviour; and
  • Providing advice on stakeholder audiences and segmentation methods. 

About you

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their curiosity and passion for analysing and using data to determine trends and patterns and be able to offer strategical insight which directly affect program results.


Importantly you will possess:

·      Appropriate tertiary qualification (e.g. Statistical analysis / Data science) and/or relevant experience working as a data analyst in a fundraising or development team for a University, not-for-profit or similar organisation

·      Deep understanding and knowledge in customer relationship management (CRM) systems, processes and customer relationship data

·      Demonstrated experience and knowledge in high-level analytical skills and business analysis

·      Practical understanding of business statistics

·      Experience with data-centric scripting languages (i.e. R, Python)

·      Ability to advise on appropriate segmentation models in relation to audience and communication channel

·      High level of skills in analysing and reporting on multi-dimensional data structures (i.e. data cubes)

·      Professional working knowledge and experience in business intelligence (BI) reporting (i.e. Microsoft BI, COGNOS, Oracle BI etc.), and data visualisations using Power BI

·      Practitioner level understanding of developing and analysing relational and multi-dimensional entity relationship diagrams

·      Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise work to meet competing deadlines

·      Demonstrated capacity to work independently and as a team member


• Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions, and flexible work arrangements
• The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
• Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
• A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits

† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a copy of your CV and your response to the key selection criteria.  For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Position Description


 For full details and to apply: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/900251/regular-giving-analyst

Applications close: 25 Jul 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

About the organisation

Organisation Name : University of Melbourne

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Regular Giving Analyst via Pro Bono Australia.

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