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Organisation : St John of God Health Care (SJGHC)

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Consulting, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Government, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

The Organisation

St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) is a leading Catholic provider of high-quality health and community services across Australia and New Zealand. St John of God Richmond Hospital is a division of SJGHC, and is a private mental health hospital northwest of Sydney providing comprehensive and holistic mental health care services in a setting of beauty and tranquillity.

The Richmond (NSW) campus will undergo a significant planned redevelopment into a contemporary state-of-the-art mental health facility, including the establishment of a national centre for psychological trauma education, research and collaboration. The redevelopment will also include satellite sites across Australia to provide a national platform for collaboration to improve and deliver high quality treatment outcomes for first responders including the defence, police, fire, rescue and others.

The Role

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of SJGHC, is launching a major national capital campaign, which aims to drive funding, advocacy and partnership with government, philanthropy and the community. In this role, you will be responsible for leading all facets of a successful three-year campaign that establishes and maintains relationships with government, philanthropic leaders and the community in order to achieve the campaign funding, reputation and advocacy objectives, on time and within budget.

Together with your team and specialist consultants, you will provide expert advice and leadership on government, philanthropic and community relations, supporting key SJGHC Richmond and Foundation executives, board members and volunteers involved in the campaign. Your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively engage, manage and assure quality of external specialist suppliers and contractors
  • Oversee the development of government relations
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive philanthropy program for the campaign
  • Provide counsel, coaching and support to the volunteer chair/s and committees
  • Manage donors, through identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding
  • Manage and monitor the annual campaign budget, and report on significant variances
  • Monitor and provide progress reports to the Foundation CEO and Campaign Planning Committee
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Foundation leadership team
  • Manage campaign risks and put in place the necessary systems, plans and processes


Skills required

You have a history of and are currently operating at director level in leading multi-million dollar capital fundraising campaign/s. To have achieved such success in your career you have highly developed project and stakeholder management skills including a sophisticated understanding of executive level ethical fundraising/development, risk assessment, issues and general management in order to achieve timely financial and project delivery outcomes.

Apart from the capital campaign function, you have also overseen the development of brand, advertising, public advocacy and communications strategy for campaigns in collaboration with external and internal stakeholders.

If you have the passion and motivation to drive this capital campaign and work within the ethos of this leading health care provider please phone Richard Green or Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 to discuss your interest. Alternately, please submit an expression of interest including a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St John of God Health Care (SJGHC)

How to apply


Please quote in application: Capital Campaign Director via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Corporate_Social_Responsibility, #Fundraising, #Grants_and_Philanthropy, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Consulting, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Government, #Mental_Health

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