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Development Manager – Deakin University

Organisation : Deakin University

Location : Melbourne, VIC Regional (Melbourne or Geelong)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Education & Employment

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 22 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Deakin University

Deakin is Australia’s sixth largest university with an ambition to be Australia’s most progressive university. Their current strategic plan, Deakin 2030: Ideas to Impact demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and employability, discovery and creativity, digital capability, social justice, inclusivity and the strength of diversity.


Deakin’s strategic vision provides the perfect platform for a new age in Advancement work. With a commitment to leveraging strong partnerships, the plan also highlights that the University’s friends, alumni and partners are integral to their success, and that philanthropy must play an increasing role in building the University’s financial resilience.

About the role

Deakin now seeks a Development Manager with responsibility for raising major philanthropic gifts from a portfolio of prospective donors giving at the $100K – $1m level. The Development Manager will partner with professional and academic colleagues to seek philanthropic support that drives forward the University’s mission.

With superb relationship management and communication skills, you will demonstrate a strong track record of successfully achieving stretch financial targets in complex environments – ideally in a philanthropic setting and ideally at a 6-figure plus level.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jocelyn Kelty, Director or Judith Marks, Senior Consultant, Richmond Associates, Australia Office on +61 (0)2 8218 2185, or by email at  Further information, including the job description is available here


Please quote in application: Development Manager - Deakin University via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Fundraising
Sector: #Education_and_Employment


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