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Brainwave Bikes Partnerships Coordinator

Brainwave Australia
  • Circular economy social enterprise
  • South East Melbourne location
  • $80,000 with salary packaging

About Brainwave Australia 

Brainwave was founded in 1994 to provide practical support and care to children impacted by neurological conditions and their families. Brain injury and illness change people’s lives and futures. We are here for the whole family from the point of diagnosis onwards. No matter where families are in Australia, we help support them by providing holistic support in times of crisis, ongoing access to information and resources, and build meaningful social connections with and between families.

We Believe

Informed, resilient and connected families enable the best outcomes for children.

Our Purpose

To support families and children with brain injuries and illnesses to adapt and thrive.

About Brainwave Bikes

With the support of Mercedes-Benz Australia, Brainwave has established Brainwave Bikes, a social enterprise that receives, refurbishes, and sells donated used bikes, especially children’s bikes. We operate out of a 750sqm showroom in Dingley Village, near Moorabbin DFO, with a target to sell at least 5,000 bikes per year. 

Role Purpose

The primary purpose of the Partnerships Manager is to identify and build relationships and partnerships with stakeholders of Brainwave Bikes – companies, schools, local government, volunteer groups, circular economy agencies, including current partners – Mercedes Benz, 99 Bikes, Good Cycles and local councils – as well as develop and coordinate programs with stakeholders.

role responsibilities


  • Map and identify potential partners with the Brainwave Bikes Manager and advisory committee members
  • Identify and build contacts with the Brainwave team and Board 
  • Design and develop partnership activities and programs with stakeholders

Partner Management 

  • Understand the needs of partners and document the objectives and outcomes of the partnerships
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners 
  • Represent Brainwave Bikes to partners, including presentations to staff

Volunteer Coordination 

  • Identify and engage corporates and community groups for volunteers
  • Coordinate volunteer engagement with corporates

Program Coordination

  • Coordinate the partner activities, ensuring timely responses and the objectives are met
  • Ensure data recording in Salesforce is up to date
  • Take part in fundraising activities for Brainwave bikes


  • Produce analysis and reports as required

key attributes

  • Demonstrated relationship skills with a range of organisations
  • Experience of partnerships with a range of organisations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and initiative driven
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service
  • Organisation skills

The position is located at Brainwave Bikes in Dingley Village.

We'd love to hear from you! To submit your application, click Apply Now.

Please see the attached Position Description for a complete outline of the role.

All employees and volunteers are required to undergo a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

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