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Chief Executive Officer - Variety


Employer: Lloyd Connect
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Family Services, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 15 April, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Two-year fixed term contract based in Port Melbourne, carparking provided
  • Be the face of the organisation to drive and diversify income streams
  • Lead and develop an established team of ten

Our client, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Victoria are seeking an exceptional, values driven individual to successfully deliver its business strategy and to lead and inspire this highly regarded charity into the future.

As CEO you will be responsible for the successful operation and outcomes of Variety Victoria. You will be the key driver for maximising grants payable to disadvantaged children by managing overall profitability, fundraising, sponsorship and growth of the organisation in collaboration with the Board.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing this highly respected, values driven organisation
  • Driving and implementing the strategy of Variety, in conjunction with the Board
  • Fostering a collaborative culture with staff, volunteers, supporters and members of the wider Variety community
  • Exploring innovative ways to grow and diversify Variety’s income, building its profile and impact in the community
  • Building effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including donors, sponsors, community partners, philanthropic trusts and foundations
  • Producing high quality events that raise funds for children in need
  • Effective management of the organisation, including financial, IT, human resources and compliance

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a deep understanding of the fundraising and philanthropy landscape in Victoria, and more broadly across Australia
  • Have proven team management and leadership skills, including strategic and innovative thinking
  • Be approachable and collaborative with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Have outstanding stakeholder engagement, fundraising, event management and marketing skills
  • Have demonstrated media experience

This role will ideally suit someone that is driven to look for new and exciting opportunities to diversify income streams as well as be an established people leader with a passion for mentoring and developing a team. This role is a two-year fixed term contract, with the opportunity for extension. A passion for motoring will be highly regarded but not essential.

Variety is an established charity with a long history of supporting children and families facing challenge through illness, disadvantage or disability. Each year, thousands of children benefit from Variety’s support, gaining independence, opportunity and self-esteem.

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