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Major Donor Lead – Fundraising

Organisation : St Vincent de Paul Society (Victoria)

Location : Melbourne (Box Hill and WFH)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Vincent de Paul Society (Victoria)

About the role

  • Highly regarded, well known charity
  • Eastern suburbs location/WFH
  • Proactive, relationship building role
The Organisation:
Based in the Eastern suburbs, the St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria – affectionately known as “Vinnies” – is one of the most well recognised, highly regarded and best loved charitable organisations. 


For nearly 170 years in Australia Vinnies has been recognised for offering a “hand up” to people in need while respecting their dignity and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny. It has an enviable reputation for the quality of its work and is widely regarded as an employer of choice.


The Role:
This exciting and newly created role is responsible for building the fundraising capability through Major Donors, and Trusts & Foundations, primarily through leveraging existing donor relationships. 


Specifically, you will be required to:
  • Nurture and maintain existing donor relationships
  • Engage donors and bring them into the Vinnies story, mission and message
  • Analyse and develop strategies around donor journey opportunities
  • Develop new income stream initiatives that inspire new and existing donors to contribute to the overarching mission of the organisation
  • Liaise with colleagues in Victoria and interstate to assist in the development of programs and campaigns
  • Inspire and engage with team members to contribute to a cohesive and motivating culture
The Candidate:
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for developing long-term relationships
  • Experience in engaging, managing and delivering fund-raising campaigns
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
In addition, you are likely to have a degree in fundraising, communications, business, or marketing, and will be required to undertake a Police Check.


The Offer:
This role is a full time, permanent position, based in Box Hill and with Working From Home options. An attractive salary package is on offer, along with PBI/NFP salary packaging.


If you have exceptional skills in the above areas, please make an application immediately by clicking the ‘Apply now’ tab below to submit your resume in Word format. To confidentially discuss this role further, please feel free to call Barry Vienet (0418 329 523) or Manelle Connelly (0428 679 060) from Johnson Recruitment.


This is a retained, exclusive assignment and any direct applications or referrals will be forwarded directly to Johnson Recruitment. 

How to apply


Please quote in application: Major Donor Lead – Fundraising via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Community_Support_Services


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