Adult Learning Australia's logo
More from this Employer
Adult Learning Australia's logo

Business Development Officer

Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia is seeking a skilled, experienced and self-motivated individual with business acumen and the ability to manage and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously and to give high attention to detail.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual who can work in a fast-paced community environment to help generate new and sustainable business opportunities for ALA and its newly formed Foundation.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in:

  • Negotiating and influencing business outcomes
  • Identifying new markets and emerging trends
  • Developing a suite of appropriate funding opportunities
  • Recommending new products and services
  • Cultivating new strategic partnerships.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Analysing and identifying opportunities within existing revenue streams
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Building strategic networks and relationships
  • Evaluating and developing new membership opportunities
  • Providing recommendations and strategies to achieve revenue goals
  • Identifying and winning new business, in conjunction with the senior management team

Other knowledge and skills

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven marketing experience
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong research and strategic analysis skills
  • Mature, flexible, honest and reliable attitude
  • Knowledge and experience with proposal writing and institutional donors

Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of two years’ experience within the business development field
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising/marketing


Terms and conditions of employment are based on the Education Services (Post-Secondary Education) Award 2010 and National Employment Standards (NES).

A full position description is available below.

How to apply

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.

Email me more jobs like these

Jobs in Melbourne