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Director, Partnerships (VIC)

Organisation : Social Ventures Australia (c/- Gembridge)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Humanitarian

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 9 Dec, 2019

About the role

  • Contribute to significant social impact
  • Full time or Part time 0.8
  • Melbourne CBD

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change.
SVA’s Partnerships team is key to ensuring the future sustainability and growth of SVA by developing and managing our relationships with funders, including trusts and foundations, business and high net worth individuals/families. Reporting to the Executive Director, Ventures and Partnerships, you will actively seek funding from supporters, and steward SVA’s new and existing relationships with philanthropic and corporate supporters.
This position plays an important role in ensuring the future sustainability and growth of SVA by strengthening SVA’s funding base through the development of sustainable relationships with individual, corporate, trusts & foundations and Government supporters. Working collaboratively across all of SVA, the primary purpose of the position is to lead the development, implementation and operations of significant fundraising strategies and campaigns, as well as stewarding donors towards rewarding involvement.
You will be empowered to build the fundraising strategy, and implement it through leveraging relationships with existing and potential funding partners, and collaboration with SVA’s leadership and stakeholders. A highly successful fundraising background is required to achieve income growth, reach aspirational targets and to enable SVA’s purpose to contribute to an Australia where all people and communities thrive. Excellent communication skills and the ability to confidently present opportunities with detailed research, data, professional proposals and compelling stories are required, along with an understanding of the philanthropic landscape in Victoria.

APPLY NOW if you are pro-active, successful and a tenacious fundraising leader wishing to make a significant contribution to thriving communities.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Michelle Varcoe at Gembridge on
03 8375 9661 or 0438 340 270.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Social Ventures Australia (c/- Gembridge)

How to apply for this role

Please quote in application: Director, Partnerships (VIC) via Pro Bono Australia.

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