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Partnerships and Philanthropy Manager (Part-time 3 or 4 days per

Organisation : The Song Room

Location : Melbourne (Prahran)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Children, Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 13 Dec, 2021

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and coming into the role with minimum 5yrs fundraising experience, this position will play a critical role in developing and growing fundraising income from new and existing sources and deepening relationships with funders to support The Song Room’s delivery of impactful and sustainable arts learning to children throughout Australia.  


About you 

  • Minimum 5-years previous experience in a fundraising role or transferrable skills to clearly meet and exceed the requirements of the role. 
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant qualification (desirable). 
  • Strong track record in delivery of exemplary moves management to elevate fundraising income and deepen philanthropic relationships. 
  • Clear, compelling communicator with excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, and proven writing skills. 
  • Strong project management skills with ability to deliver a project from inception to completion to budget and on time. 
  • Proactive, strategic, and analytical thinker with ability to champion a culture of philanthropy across all internal and external teams. 
  • Experience in Salesforce or similar CRM (highly desirable). 
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC). 


What we can offer 

  • This part-time role is available at either 3 or 4 days per week (FTE 0.6 or 0.8.) and has been graded as a SCHADS Award Grade 4 under the Social Community Housing & Disability Award, plus super and carries full salary packaging benefits. 
  • We encourage work-life balance, with flexible working (part office, part WFH) and a broad range of leave entitlements, including paid study leave. 
  • Salary packaging and novated lease arrangements on offer with our leading provider. 
  • Access to a range of mental health and wellbeing supportive initiatives, including confidential counselling services & education programs. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Song Room

The Song Room is a purpose driven organisation that levels the learning playing field for children experiencing disadvantage through an impactful, sustainable and scalable approach to Arts Learning. In partnership with schools, we seek to develop creative, courageous and compassionate young people who take ethical and responsible action, recognise their shared humanity and help shape a better world.

How to apply

Position Description : Partnerships_and_Philanthropy_Manager

To apply for this role, please email your resume (max 3 pages) and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria and Experience (1-2 pages) to Roxy Kavanagh, Head of Fundraising, noting ‘Partnerships & Philanthropy Manager’ in the subject line. 

If you have any specific questions about this role, contact Roxy directly via email or contact Mal Lewis on 03 9521 3990. 


This position closes 5pm, Monday 13 December 2021. 


Note: We will start shortlisting candidates prior to the close date listed above, so please do not delay submitting your application. 


Please quote in application: Partnerships and Philanthropy Manager (Part-time 3 or 4 days per via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Children, #Education_and_Training

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