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Business Development and Partnerships Manager

Organisation : Hope Street Youth and Family Services

Location : Melbourne (Brunswick)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Grants & Philanthropy, Sales & Business Development

Sector : Homelessness & Affordable Housing, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 4 Nov, 2020

About the role

  • Small NFP in an exciting growth phase
  • Opportunity to work on dynamic projects and influence the organisations strategic direction
  • NFP salary packaging up to $18,450 of your salary tax free

Reporting to and working closely with the CEO, you will have a strategic focus to build and maintain existing partnerships.  You will also identify and develop new partnerships and business opportunities that further the goals of Hope Street through local communities, governments, trusts and foundations, research opportunities and joint initiatives.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Establish, nurture and coordinate business partnerships with philanthropic trusts and foundations
  • Seek new partnerships with external agencies/organisations and collaborate with key stakeholders within local communities
  • Secure funds and project manage new initiatives
  • Strategically promote and position Hope Street within the wider community enhancing and harnessing opportunities for growth.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation where you can have a real impact and be part of a high performing team achieving quality outcomes in the community.

The position is Part-time (0.8 FTE) and located in Brunswick close to public transport and urban cafes. At present you will be required to work from home until COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

Classification: SCHCADS Award 2010, SACS Level 7 Pay Point 1 to 3 ($47.88 to $49.87)


You have a bachelor’s degree qualification in Business/Marketing/Communications/Fundraising or related field. You have worked in a similar role in a not for profit and have an understanding of the external issues relevant to the role/organisation. You have highly developed conceptual, strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills and have outstanding leadership, management and communication skills. You pride yourself on your excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships and engage stakeholders at all levels including donors, community members, senior government officials, in a professional and social environment.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Hope Street Youth and Family Services

Hope Street Youth and Family Services Limited ("Hope Street") is a leading specialist youth homelessness service in Victoria with over 40 years’ experience in delivering services to young people in the western and northern communities.

Hope Street is in an exciting growth phase with opportunities to work on dynamic projects. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team you will be able to influence the organisations strategic plan and play a key part in its implementation.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description and our website

Please provide a cover letter, a statement addressing the key selection criteria and your resume. Please note applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be shortlisted.

Please address your cover letter to: Donna Bennett, CEO

Please email your application to:; using the subject line: Brunswick, Business Development and Partnerships Manager

Applications close: Wednesday 4 November, 2020 at Midnight. 

Please note successful applicants will need to undergo the following checks and licences:

  • National Police check
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

We encourage applications from qualified candidates from a diverse range of racial, social, cultural, gender and disability backgrounds that reflect our community. 

Please contact Donna Bennett on 0412 674 694 for more information.

Please quote in application: Business Development and Partnerships Manager via Pro Bono Australia.



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