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Gift in Wills Manager - Médecins Sans Frontières

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  • Strategic leadership of a sector leading bequest portfolio
  • Initiate growth plans and the development of a team
  • Sydney location with flexible working available

About the Organisation

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia is one of 23 national sections of Médecins Sans Frontières committed to delivering medical-humanitarian aid to populations in crisis in more than 71 countries. Médecins Sans Frontières delivers medical humanitarian aid based on need alone.

Médecins Sans Frontières operates independently of any discriminating factors including political, religious, or economic allegiances and irrespective of race, religion, or gender. Médecins Sans Frontières is committed to expanding and improving the medical humanitarian care it offers to its beneficiaries and to remain independent.

About the Role

The Gifts in Wills Manager fills a critical role in the fundraising department and is responsible for the strategy and growth of the bequests program across Australian and New Zealand markets.

The primary role of the Gifts in Wills Manager is to develop and implement integrated strategies designed to increase visibility of Gifts in Wills to Médecins Sans Frontières, increase the donor pipeline to secure future revenue growth through gifts in Wills, and steward the relationship with existing confirmed bequestors. The role will also be accountable for estate management and required to oversee all related bequest estate administration, liaising with external solicitors and parties as needed, to represent the interests of MSF.

This is both a strategic and hands-on role which requires an understanding of best practice in direct marketing, legacy fundraising and relationship building, using different channels of communication.

Additionally, maintenance of brand integrity, awareness raising, project management and relationships with project and organisational stakeholders are also vital to the successful fulfilment of the role.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven bequest fundraising experience with knowledge of estate management
  • Experience in management of several stakeholders to deliver complex projects to deadlines
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning capability, with the ability to guide the design and execution of tactical plans
  • Understanding of principles of direct marketing and relationship fundraising at scale
  • Ability to understand and integrate data into activity
  • Experience with or knowledge of budgetary processes and cost control procedures


  • Annual leave - 20 days per year with the option to ‘purchase’ an additional 10 days per year
  • 3 MSF Leave days including a day off in the month of your birthday.
  • Salary packaging / Additional benefits
  • Targeted training and development
  • Life insurance and salary continuance insurance for eligible employees
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program for counselling
  • Parental leave – 6-15 weeks paid parental leave for eligible employees
  • Language classes
  • Yoga classes


Beaumont People has been contracted to recruit this role on behalf of MSF Australia, therefore please direct all general enquiries to Rosheen Singh at Beaumont People on email rosheen@beaumontpeople.com.au, using the subject line: Gift in Wills Manager - Médecins Sans Frontières enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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