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Donor Development Lead

Hobart, Tasmania


An opportunity exists to grow philanthropic support and relationships within a new Greening Australia Foundation structure raising both tied and untied funds to achieve and leverage our bold strategic 2030 goals.

The Donor Development Lead will raise philanthropic funds for Greening Australia nationally through identifying, acquiring and managing a portfolio of donors – securing major gifts, grants, and bequests.

The Donor Development Lead will work with some of Australia’s most inspirational philanthropists passionate to support our vision.  Your role will be to;

  1. Identify, research and qualify a group of portfolio donors.
  2. Create a relationship management plan for each donor with specific and measurable goals based on their history of giving and our knowledge of that donor’s potential.
  3. Implement each donor relationship management plan so individuals in the portfolio are acquired and retained.
  4. Track all donor communications and activities accurately within Greening Australia’s CRM system
  5. Secure project information, including budgets, and create case for support, proposals and asks that will be used with persons in the portfolio to secure gifts.
  6. Create monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect portfolio activity and performance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Donor Development Lead to showcase their skills and play a significant role in the long-term success of Greening Australia.

The role reports to the Director, Greening Australia Foundation.

Benefits and perks

An attractive remuneration package is available.

This is a Hobart based position with national and international travel opportunities.

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have 7 – 10 years relevant experience and demonstrate the following specific and quantifiable skills:

  • Demonstrated results of acquisition and retention of donors especially major gifts and bequests with experience in asking for and closing gifts of $100,000 or more.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors within a portfolio.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with donors.
  • Excellent writing skills, proposal development skills and reporting skills.

To find out more about the role please call Jonathan Duddles – Director of Greening Australia Foundation on 0417 503 814.

Email application including a cover letter (that addresses the essential position requirements) and resume to [email protected]

Applications close on Wednesday 4th September 2019.