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Senior Relationship Manager

World Vision

The Opportunity to be a Changemaker

Can you imagine a future where prosperity replaces poverty all over the world? World Vision Australia (WVA) alongside our exciting new CEO, is seeking a world class major gift fundraiser to join the ever-growing national philanthropy team to build and grow major giving in Western Australia, to support the world's most vulnerable children.

This role will report directly to the Philanthropy Manager and is responsible for attaining financial and non-financial targets. This will be achieved through building a pipeline of HNW donor opportunities through the implementation of best practice major gift relationship fundraising.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Using your existing network and connections, alongside existing key connections held by WVA, to grow WVA’s presence and reputation in the HNWI, Corporate and philanthropic communities in Perth and regional areas. Representing WVA at events is a regular requirement of the role.
  • Being donor centred to acquire and build a mature portfolio of major donors based in WA.
  • Cultivating referrals at the highest level and delivering a high level of relationship management and supporter experience
  • Ensuring that all marketing material, collateral, report backs and major donor facing content is fit for purpose and suitable for a philanthropic / major donor audience.
  • Mentoring of new or less experienced Relationship Managers as required/requested

Who we’re looking for 

Your skills and experience will include:

  • At least 5 years of experience in major donor fundraising, with demonstrated success in engaging with major donors and corporate partners for fundraising in not-for-profit organisations
  • Experience and expertise in developing relationships with major donors, and crafting, implementing major donor strategies and communication plans
  • Demonstrated success in closing gift solicitations at the six- to seven-figure level
  • Strong working experience within the not for profit / for purpose sector
  • Deep understanding of best practice relationship-based fundraising
  • Proficiency with donor/customer databases for analysis and reporting
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional structure
  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding targets
  • Be well connected, networked and respected in Perth,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

What you need to know

This role is a permanent position operating in a full-time capacity and will be based in WA.

The selection process 

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We offer great benefits such as salary packaging and flexible working arrangements.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us  

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work. We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for  children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.

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