- Job posted on: 23rd Dec 2020
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~ Help shape the future of private sector conservation ~
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the largest private (non-profit) owner of land for conservation in Australia, protecting threatened wildlife across a vast 6.5 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, the Top End and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. AWC is transforming conservation on the ground by deploying a practical, science-based model for conservation - one that is successfully halting the decline of Australia’s threatened wildlife and restoring our unique biodiversity. With 1800 animals and plants now threatened with extinction there is a real urgency to do more. We have ambitious plans to secure the future of Australia’s biodiversity and we are now expanding our fundraising team to help us achieve our vision.
We are now seeking a skilled, highly motivated Senior Development Executive to join our growing team. Based in Melbourne, this fast-paced role will suit a talented mid-career professional keen to make a positive impact on the future of Australia’s threatened wildlife by mobilising philanthropic support, primarily from generous individuals. You’ll be joining an extremely talented team of Development executives who are committed to raising funds to achieve great outcomes for conservation.
This is an incredibly fun, exciting and dynamic role – no two days are ever the same! Your key responsibilities include recruiting donors, building and stewarding an impressive portfolio of supporters, writing winning philanthropic grant applications, delivering a program of city-based functions as part of AWC’s 30 year celebrations, and organising bespoke supporter events in some of the wildest places on the continent.
You are a consummate networker with a passion for saving Australia’s wildlife and a love for the great outdoors. To succeed in this role you will have:
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing, innovative and extremely successful organisation that is playing a key role in shaping the future of conservation in Australia. A competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience is available for a candidate with suitable professional, commercial or fundraising experience.
Leah Royle – Senior Executive, Development & Events
email@example.com, using the subject line: Senior Development Executive enquiry via EthicalJobs | 0409 101 635
To submit an application, visit our careers page (click Apply Now), select the relevant job vacancy, click ‘APPLY’ and follow the prompts.
NOTE: applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered. If Shortlisted, you will be asked to prepare a short presentation or provide sample of writing in advance of your interview.
To learn more about AWC’s sanctuaries, please visit our website www.australianwildlife.org/sanctuaries/.
A position description is attached.