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Business Development Lead - Sydney

Beacon Foundation

Beacon Foundation (“Beacon”) seeks to better support young people to successfully transition from education to meaningful employment. We do this by bringing together business, industry, schools and the wider community to build real life education experiences. These experiences support young people to be ready for the future world of work.

We are seeking a self-driven and passionate Business Development Lead to develop and manage existing and new funding partnerships in alignment with Beacon’s strategic objectives.

About the role:

In this role, you will be responsible for business development by sourcing new funding through multiple channels, together with managing and leveraging our Grant platform. Additionally, you will monitor portfolio accounts proactively to retain and extend funding.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience and success in business development and fundraising in a not-for-profit or corporate environment, particularly in Trusts & Foundation, Corporate and Government channels
  • Excellent client centric interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain collaborative and productive relationships
  • Strong initiative and drive with an optimistic, solutions focused and growth mindset
  • Strong writing skills together with effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Satisfactory National Police Check and Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • A mobile phone is required (you will receive an allowance in addition to the salary)

Based in Sydney/Hobart, this is a permanent, full-time position with five weeks’ annual leave, employee assistance program and generous salary packaging under our PBI status in addition to training and a competitive market salary.

For further information about the role, please contact Anthony Garnham, Director – Business Development at anthony.garnham@beaconfoundation.org.au, using the subject line: Business Development Lead - Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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