About the role
As the largest provider of public healthcare in Melbourne’s west, Western Health is on a significant growth trajectory. With the opening 12 months ago of the new Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, a new Emergency Department in construction at Sunshine, and a new Footscray Hospital – Victoria’s largest public hospital build to date – opening in 2025, we are well positioned to support the increasingly influential communities of the west. More recently, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the vital importance of our public hospital system, and at Western Health, our ties to community have been reinforced and recognised. It is an exciting and opportunity-filled time to be part of the Western Health story.
This organisational growth and development is supported by a well-regarded and growing philanthropic Foundation. We are now seeking an experienced fundraiser to lead the Donor Engagement team in a newly created senior position within the Western Health Foundation. Your expertise in engagement management, creative campaigns, and strategic prospect pipeline development will all be called on in this role.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Proven experience in a philanthropic, fundraising or business development role
- A demonstrated capacity to build the influence and impact of an organisation by developing and managing relationships
- Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
- Proven success in meeting and exceeding financial targets
- Experience in managing and motivating a high performing team
- A quick wit and a good sense of humour
With an attractive salary package, and the opportunity to work flexibly over four or five days per week, this role will allow you the creative and strategic capacity to take our fundraising programs to the next level.
About the organisation
Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.
Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.
Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:
- Professional development support
- Career advancement opportunities
- Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
- Work-life balance
Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.
Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Senior Manager, Donor Relations via Pro Bono Australia.