- Job posted on: 12th Aug 2019
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World Vision is a global community of millions, working together for one purpose: to change the lives of vulnerable children.
Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children achieve good health, access education for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and are cared for, protected and participating. Together we share proven, world-class development methods to bring food, water, education and economic change.
Our organisational culture reflects a "Partnership" of World Vision offices in nearly 100 countries and almost 37,000 staff working towards one vision: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so. World Vision has profound global impact reaching one person every 10 secs with clean water, and every 60 secs a family gets access to tools and support they need to get out of poverty.
In Australia, World Vision is an iconic brand and market leader in a sector that is renewing itself for the 21st century. Brand metrics are improving, staff engagement growing, donor satisfaction and delight is improving, and public advocacy has been significant and powerful in bringing change. The organisation is also undergoing significant digital renewal exploring and drawing upon a range of digital tools to refresh donor direct experiences of the powerful transformation work of World Vision.
World Vision Australia (WVA) is looking for an experienced major gift fundraiser to join the national philanthropy team. This position is a wonderful opportunity for a passionate fundraiser to build and grow major giving in Perth - Western Australia - that supports the world's most vulnerable children.
As Relationship Manager, you will be responsible for all stages/steps of the major gift solicitation process for donors and prospects in your portfolio.
This role is responsible for achieving financial and non-financial targets by building a pipeline of High Net-Worth (HNW) donor opportunities through the implementation of best practice major gift relationship fundraising. This will be achieved through engaging and talking to donors about WVA projects, impact and the use of donor funds, providing an outstanding experience for our supporters, and working collaboratively with them and the field teams to fund WVA field programming.
The role is also responsible for representing WVA at events, stewarding of HNW supporters and managing relationships with trusts and foundations to deliver a high level of relationship management and supporter experience.
In addition to the above, the Relationship Manager (WA) is responsible for:
To achieve this, the successful candidate will work strategically with the National Manager, Philanthropy to write great strategy, build quality relationships and open key networks.
The successful applicant will possess the following experience, knowledge and key capabilities:
This role is a permanent position operating in a part-time capacity (3 days/week) and will be based at our state office in Perth, Western Australia.
A career with World Vision is an opportunity to join a sector-leading humanitarian aid organisation. We believe that every staff member has been brought to World Vision for God’s purposes. Whether working from home, in an office, or with children and community members, we celebrate and embrace each staff member’s diverse background and talents – knowing that together, we can make a difference.
Aside from the opportunity for broad and life-changing impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable, some of our other benefits include: