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Relationship Manager Corporate Partnerships

The Salvation Army


We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us:

The Salvation Army offers the opportunity for you to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

About the role:

We are seeking a Corporate Partnership Relationship Manager to build and preserve a valued portfolio of corporate partners. This is a full time permanent position based in Redfern, Sydney.

Reporting to the National Corporate Partnerships Manager you will leverage your exceptional networking skills to cultivate and nurture strategic partnerships in order to drive portfolio growth, as well as manage and grow existing major donor gifts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of highly valued corporate donors
  • Secure financial donations from prospects and existing donors
  • Build effective partnerships
  • Drive engagement strategies to optimise financial support
  • Develop mutually beneficially cause related/shared value proposals
  • Implement moves management plans specific to donors' interests, motivations and giving pattern
  • Meet and exceed fundraising revenue targets

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in building interdependent partnerships in fundraising within the NFP sector. A background in either sales, key account management or corporate affairs is advantageous.

About you:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in relationship building, donor stewardship and networking skills
  • Sound knowledge of fundraising best practices and principles
  • Demonstrated history in securing financial asks and business development
  • Exceptional communication skills are key to articulating compelling stories and the impact of gifts
  • Proven experience in pitching and presenting to senior executives
  • Solid writing and communication skills for proposals, presentations and reports
  • Outstanding negotiating and influencing skills
  • A professional attitude, and impeccable presentation
  • Self-motivation and determination to drive results​

Why work for us?

In return we offer our eligible employees real and meaningful benefits such as;

  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free)
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Internationally renowned not-for-profit organisation
  • Rare opportunity to work with passionate, like-minded people who enjoy being a part of an organisation that makes a difference within the Australian community
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service

How to Apply:

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit your cover letter and CV.

The Salvation Army is an equal employment opportunity employer, we are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We provide an inclusive work environment and embrace the diverse talent of our people. The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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