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Head of Business Development

Organisation : Many Rivers

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Board & Committee Members, CEO & Senior Management, Community Services, Consulting & Strategy, Management

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 3 May, 2021

About the role

• Head office based in Sydney-Location flexible
• National not-for-profit organisation
• Great opportunity to make a difference

We are now seeking to appoint a new Head of Business Development who is responsible for
attracting and retaining partnerships and financial support to help expand their program in Australia
through building key relationships with these types of organisations, both commercially and
philanthropically. As a member of the Executive team, with the CEO, you will help contribute to the
strategic direction and organisational leadership to ensure achievement of the Board approved KPI’s
and targets and the contracted outcomes for the organisation.
You will also;
• Manage the brand, organisational marketing and partnerships (industry and pro bono
• Lead and manage the application for funding (grants and contracts) with Government,
corporates and philanthropy.
• Establish new strategic partners that support the development of Many Rivers products and
services that address structural barriers to economic participation.
• Develop relationships with key organisations, corporations, government departments and
individuals that will support the expansion of the organisation.
• Present for them at external events and other key opportunities
• Oversee and develop, their website and social media presence, marketing and promotional
• Build a strong team culture of innovation, evaluation and learning.
You will be a seasoned business professional who is strongly aligned to the Christian values of this
organisation, who has the unique ability to inspire others, to build excellent relationships with key
stakeholders, including major donors, philanthropic and corporate leaders and has a proven track
record of success in senior leadership roles where you have achieved funding growth and been
responsible for business development.
The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial orientation coupled with an ability to build
capacity to sustain ongoing revenue growth, as well as possessing a good mix between strategic and
operational skills. You are highly organised, have proven experience in business development,

fundraising and marketing, possess excellent people skills, are tertiary qualified and have a passion
for social justice and helping those experiencing disadvantaged.
This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference and use their talent
to serve people without regard to ethnicity, social status, gender or religious affiliation. An excellent
salary package will be offered to attract the right person for this role.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Many Rivers

Many Rivers is a for-purpose organisation that provides Microenterprise Development
and Community Economic Development support to Australians experiencing disadvantage who want
to access the economy, however for various reasons, lack equitable access to do so. Inspired by
Christian values, Many Rivers exists to help Indigenous and other Australians in disadvantage to
improve their situations through economic development and enterprise. As a not-for-profit, their
work is made possible through funding relationships with philanthropic donors and foundations,
corporates and government partners.

How to apply

To apply for this key role, please forward your confidential CV and application cover letter to Linton
Deane at; or for an initial discussion please call Linton on 03-9653 9468.
Applications close on Monday 3rd May;

Please quote in application: Head of Business Development via Pro Bono Australia.


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