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Development Manager - International and Regional

Employer: The Australian National University
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Fundraising
Sector/s: University & Higher Education
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 14 August, 2019.
Applications close: 30 August, 2019.

  • Are you a donor-centred fundraiser, passionate about people and their stories?
  • Do you have an eye and an ear for smart, strategic communication and relationship management?
  • Are you energetic and reliable, thriving in a fast-paced, client-focused environment?
  • Do you want to represent Australia’s leading university in global regions of strategic importance?

Join an ambitious, growing team supporting Advancement at ANU. Our work connects us with alumni, donors, friends and members of the wider community who are excited by the University’s vision, energy and commitment to improving society and addressing our world’s biggest challenges. Our fundraising supports education for students in need, and contributes to world-leading research in everything from humanitarian health, to understanding the economics of poverty; from sustainable agriculture and clean energy, to redressing Indigenous disadvantage.

The Development Manager is a pivotal role in shaping a dynamic program of international engagement, focusing on cultivating productive networks and securing transformative, large-scale philanthropic gifts.

We value initiative, collaboration, and delivering high-quality results. We support continuous learning and professional development.

In this role you will:

  • Work with inspirational donors in culturally diverse settings to deliver gifts with real social impact
  • Collaborate with professional and academic partners and leaders to advance exciting projects of global relevance
  • Support team efforts to sustainably scale up and grow our fundraising operations in readiness for campaign
  • Demonstrate our “culture of giving” through collaboration, knowledge sharing, and responsive, transparent communication.

ANU is a great place to work. Our benefits include:

  • Professional, collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Mentoring and ongoing career development
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits packages including:
    • Flexible working hours
    • 17% Superannuation contributions

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

How to apply for this job

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Apply now

For more information please contact Norm Bradshaw: E:, using the subject line: Development Manager - International and Regional enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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