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Use your fundraising skills to make a real difference for our Great Barrier Reef and Australia’s oceans.
We’re seeking an expert fundraiser, and major relationships manager to lead our major gift, bequests and corporate partners programs. If you’re looking for a long-term role in a supportive environment, where your skills will be nurtured and developed, then read on.
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has been protecting Australia’s oceans and marine life for over 50 years. We are one of Australia’s most influential environmental charities. As an independent, not‐for‐profit conservation group we advocate for the changes necessary to safeguard our oceans and their wildlife, which are some of the richest and rarest on earth.
Our fundraising team of six specialists is close-knit, impact-driven and creative. This senior role will be supported to drive the growth and effective maintenance of all our VIP and relationship-based programs. If you are a dynamic and effective fundraiser who thrives in a fast-paced environment, looking for a stimulating workplace with a supportive environment then we encourage you to apply.
This post works to support the critical work of AMCS, raising much needed funds for our work to protect Australia's oceans and their threatened marine life and helping donors fulfil their passions and interests through giving to AMCS.
The Major Gifts and Philanthropy Manager reports to the Fundraising Manager.
The Major Gifts and Philanthropy Manager is a key member of the Fundraising Team. You will work with the Fundraising Manager to meet annual fundraising targets and medium-term strategic plan goals by implementing the major donor and bequest strategies.
You will manage our major gifts and bequest pipelines, working to identify and migrate existing donors to major donors and bequestors. You will secure gifts of $5,000 and above from existing organisational major donors of donors and prospects. You will ensure effective cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospects, to retain existing support and secure new sources of funding.
Whilst the major donors and bequests programs are the priorities for this role, you will also help to drive income from the philanthropic sector, including trusts, foundations and grants.
You will manage existing relationships with corporate partners and secure beneficial new corporate partnerships.
This role will also oversee the external implementation of our grants calendar and grant writing.
REPORTING AND SUPPORT
The Australian Marine Conservation Society is the voice for Australia's oceans. We are an independent not-for-profit charity. We deal with the big issues concerning the sea, working with the community to protect our marine wildlife, tackling major threats to our oceans and creating marine sanctuaries, places in the sea where sea life is safe from harm. Across our campaigns we tackle climate change - the biggest existential threat to our ocean planet, with our Great Barrier Reef at the fire front. We are a committed group of professional and passionate scientists, educators and advocates who have defended Australia's oceans for over 50 years.
AMCS is a strictly non-partisan and an equal opportunities employer. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.
Please Note: Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. That is, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen, or hold a valid visa with permission to work on an ongoing basis.
For all enquiries about this position please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Major Gifts and Philanthropy Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 07 3846 6777.