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Partnerships Manager

Organisation : The Alannah & Madeline Foundation and Dolly's Dream

Location : Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Fundraising, Sales & Business Development

Sector : Community Support Services, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Alannah & Madeline Foundation and Dolly's Dream

About the Alannah & Madeline Foundation & Dolly's Dream:

For 25 years, national charity the Alannah & Madeline Foundation (AMF), now also with Dolly’s Dream, has worked to safeguard every child’s right to live free from violence and bullying.

Dolly’s Dream was set up in memory of Dolly Everett, aged 14, who took her own life after an extended period of bullying and cyber bullying.  Dolly left behind her parents Tick and Kate and her sister Meg, who are now focused on helping prevent other families from going through the same devastating experience.


The team:

Our team is passionate, authentic and above all, we are motivated by the important work that we do. The Foundation fosters a culture of respect, enthusiasm and high work standards. Our values We act with courage, We are stronger together, We are curious, We believe accountability matters and We act with empathy, always, are embedded into how we operate individually and together as a Foundation.

At the Foundation, we support our staff to work flexibly, both in location and hours, based on the premise that work will remain the focus of any arrangement. How and where you work is discussed with each staff member based on individual circumstances, role requirements and accountability for delivery of high-quality work.

About the role

The role:

Reporting to the Dolly’s Dream Head of Engagement, this new role (open to 0.6 – 1.0 FTE, we’re flexible which days you’d like to work!)  will work closely with the broader Dolly’s Dream team and the Alannah & Madeline Foundation Development and Communications team. This is a 2-year contract role and forms part of the brand-new Dolly’s Dream team.


You would be responsible for:

  • Developing an impactful and purpose driven Corporate Partnerships strategy.
  • Funding stability and growth through our existing strategic partnerships and seeking new partnerships.
  • Collaborating with the Dolly’s Dream program areas to build a pipeline of exciting and engaging projects and opportunities.
  • Creating and managing the Corporate Partnerships budgets and reports.


Experience required:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in corporate partnerships or related fields
  • Proven track record in acquiring new business and developing and implementing partnership strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and actively manage strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong financial, commercial and analytical acumen.
  • Experience working in or with the rural or regional sector will be highly regarded.


What we offer you: 

  • Access to full NFP salary packaging benefits. 
  • Genuine flexibility with wellbeing time each week. 
  • Additional leave during the end of year break. 
  • A purpose-led culture, with a supportive and friendly team environment. 

How to apply

Position Description : Partnerships Manager

To apply:

Please review the position description for this role above and ensure you address the 'Knowledge, Experience and Requirements' section in your application.

Applications close 5pm Friday 15 July 2022, and we will be short-listing candidates prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application.

For further information contact


Important - please note:

  • The Alannah & Madeline Foundation has the highest commitment to child safety. A police check and current Working with Children Check (or equivalent) are required for the successful applicant.
  • The Foundation takes all reasonable steps to prevent any risk to the health and safety of staff. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation requires all staff who perform ‘in-person’ work or who are required to attend the office to be fully vaccinated and to provide evidence of their vaccination, or medical exemption, prior to commencement.

Please quote in application: Partnerships Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Fundraising, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Mental_Health, #Youth_and_Young_People


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