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Chief Executive Officer

Organisation : Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision (MRV)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Research / Medical Research, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 27 Nov, 2020

About the role

  • Iconic charitable foundation
  • Outstanding leadership opportunity
  • Hands on role with dedicated team

Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision (MRV) is seeking an outstanding leader as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on its success and outstanding reputation built over the last five years.

We are seeking a CEO to partner with the Chair and Board and support the development of the organisation’s strategic plan that will shape the next phase of growth. The CEO will provide a contagious passion and drive, identifying opportunities which will enhance and contribute to overall objectives, and continue raising the profile and financial investment in Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome (BMFS) research. As key spokesperson, the CEO will maintain a strong public profile and further strengthen relationships with the research community, major donors, state and federal governments, corporates and other partners.

You will be an influential leader, skilled in cultivating relationships, strategy and driving key engagement and fundraising programs, and high-profile events that accelerate BMFS research initiatives. With a confidence to positively represent MRV throughout Australia, the successful candidate will also possess commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial spirit that facilitates partnership and growth. A practical understanding of fundraising is pivotal to this role, and knowledge of the not-for-profit, medical research or related sectors will be considered advantageous.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision (MRV)

Formed in June 2015 by the Riewoldt family, Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision aims to raise funds to #FightlikeMaddie and find new treatments for Bone Marrow Failure.

Maddie Riewoldt's Vision has been established to help adolescents and young adults suffering from Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes through research and providing support into treatments, prevention and with an aim to find a cure.

Raising funds for this purpose will help keep Maddie’s fight alive.

For more information about MRV, visit:

How to apply

Position Description : Confidential MRVceo1120

To apply - please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference MRVceo1120, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

Applications close: Friday 27th November 2020

Please quote in application: Chief Executive Officer via Pro Bono Australia.



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