2019 Impact 25 Awards Night and 20 Years of Pro Bono Australia

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Organisation : WaterAid

Location : Melbourne (East Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Marketing, Media & Communications, Sales & Business Development

Sector : Humanitarian

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 Feb, 2020

About the role

  • Help transform the lives of the world’s poorest communities
  • Fundraising and Relationship Management Role within a dynamic NGO
  • Full Time Permanent
  • Flexible work arrangements

About the Role

The role is positioned within the Corporate and Community Engagement team and reports to the Head of Strategic Partnerships. The Corporate Partnerships Manager is responsible for developing, managing and fostering relationships between WaterAid and its corporate partners. The role will focus on leveraging current relationships and building a pipeline of new prospects and opportunities to establish sustainable partnerships that create shared value.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning all steps in corporate relationships management, from prospecting to reporting back on program’s results;
  • Past success preparing and presenting partnerships proposals and securing funding;
  • Experience in developing and managing a pipeline of prospective partners;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including persuasive presentation abilities, effective listening, diplomacy and tact, team-playing with demonstrated success in dealing with external stakeholders;
  • Mature, charismatic personality possessing the style, stature and leadership required to work effectively with senior staff and volunteers.

Above all else, you will be empowering, collaborative, decisive, self-motivated and able to work effectively both operationally and strategically, with a strong commitment to international development. This is a great opportunity to help transform the lives of the world’s poorest and most marginalised people by improving their access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

WaterAid is a child safe organisation committed to protection of people we serve. Our recruitment and selection procedures are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable and aligned with our standards on the safety of children and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. All appointments are subject to appropriate background checks and screening.

 We promote diversity and equality in all our practices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : WaterAid

 About Us

Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities. WaterAid works with partners to maximise its impact for policy change/influence.   

How to apply for this role

Details of how to apply

Please submit your application to recruitment@wateraid.org.au by 28 February 2020.

Applications for this position must include a resume (max 4 pages) and a video (max 3 minutes, there is no expectation to receive professional videos but a basic one filmed with a smartphone or a camera) in which the candidates will use the elevator pitch technique to present:

-              The top 3 achievements of their professional career

-              The specific added value they can bring to WaterAid

-              Provide an example of what a successful corporate partnership looks like


For those candidates who do not feel comfortable to submit a video for personal reasons, WaterAid will still accept a cover letter outlining the content as indicated above along with your resume.

Please quote in application: Corporate Partnerships Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

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