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Development Manager - United Way Australia

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The Organisation

United Way Australia is proud to be one of nearly 1,800 United Ways in 41 countries and territories around the world. Globally, United Way has been improving lives and strengthening communities for more than 125 years. We are supported by 70,000 companies, including more than 280 Fortune 500 corporations, because we have a proven track record of positive impact and continuous innovation.

We believe that the postcode people are born in should not determine their destiny. Our approach is to unite community, business, philanthropy, government, and social purpose organisations to improve education and employment outcomes in communities of disadvantage.

Our model of change is to empower children and young people through flagship early childhood and youth employment initiatives. We also work to challenge the status quo in tackling complex social issues in vulnerable communities through collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, starting with residents.

The Role

Based in Sydney, the Development Manager will report to the CEO and work with the Leadership Team on soliciting, engaging and managing prospects with giving capacity of $5,000+ p.a.; whilst spearheading the introduction of a Major Gifts Program.

The Development Manager will:

  • Build and manage a portfolio of new prospects and current donors for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Meet with identified prospects to qualify and assess their interests in United Way priorities and potential for investment.
  • Ask for annual support from prospects through a variety of methods including, personal solicitations, grant applications, and events.
  • Work with the Leadership Team to design and build a major gifts program.
  • Communicate confidently with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Provide accurate and timely delivery of donor acknowledgements and grant reporting requirements.
  • Build a strong stewardship program.
  • Be a proven self-starter who proactively engages with new audiences.

The desired applicant will have at least five years of fundraising or applicable experience with proven track record of reaching financial goals and building constituencies.

Further details

Expectation for this role is 3 days a week, with the opportunity to transition to full-time.

Flexible arrangements - hours and location (including work from home).

Conditions and entitlements aligned to the SCHADS Award.

How to apply

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