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Philanthropy Manager - Ultra High Net Worth

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Join Australia for UNHCR in a new role unearthing, engaging & securing major gift income from ultra-high net worth donors, open to location.

  • Full-time, permanent role (open to part-time)
  • Newly created role in a caring, supportive team
  • Generous 5 weeks annual leave
  • Ideally based in Sydney, CBD 2000 (can consider other locations remotely)

The Organisation – Australia for UNHCR (A4U)

Australia for UNHCR (A4U) is the UN Refugee Agency’s national partner in Australia, raising awareness and funds to support UNHCR’s global emergency response to humanitarian crises.

Established in 2000, A4U has raised an incredible $400m+ from individual donors, philanthropists, and corporates, leading to direct impact on the ground delivering emergency support such as shelter, protection, clean water, food and medicine. They directly fund international projects that support longer-term care such as building schools, running livelihood programs and providing healthcare.

The Role – Philanthropy Manager

The Philanthropy Manager is a portfolio-focused role with no direct reports. You will report to the Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships and collaborate with the wider Philanthropy Team of 12.

The role of Philanthropy Manager will work closely with Executives, Board members and senior fundraising colleagues on a local and global level to develop and lift the value of existing relationships as well as working with the Prospect Researcher and wider team to identify new prospects. The role will lean more toward new relationship development initially.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate, and solicit six to seven-figure gifts. This is where your experience and knowledge will shine.

The Board and Executive team believe in the opportunity presented by the creation of this new role, as a traditionally NSW-heavy portfolio it offers the opportunity to foster growth on a national level.

Culture & Benefits

You will join an organisation that is part of a global network, offering the opportunity to learn from and share innovations and best practices with peers internationally.

A4U offers a diverse, multicultural environment, the Philanthropy Team specifically is made up of high-achieving, talented fundraisers who are supportive and caring.

A4U offers hybrid working from the Sydney CBD office, they are also open to considering candidates from other states if all criteria are met and previous success working fully remotely can be demonstrated. Ideally, this role will be full-time, however, they can consider part-time (0.8 or 0.9).

What’s in it for you:

  • Generous 5 weeks of annual leave
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A commitment to employees’ professional development
  • A strong relationship with the FIA
  • Opportunity to create something new

Your skills and attributes:

  • Experience working in a similar role as a professional philanthropy/development fundraiser
  • Demonstrated success in building relationships and securing six and seven-figure gifts from HNW/UHNW philanthropists
  • The ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with multiple stakeholders in a complex, multi-cultural environment
  • Extensive experience being self-driven to grow your pipeline of U/HNW prospects and establish long-term relationships for A4U
  • You will be caring and supportive and enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience to help develop team members and cultivate an internal culture of philanthropy
  • You are passionate about their critical refugee cause

How to Apply

It’s an exciting time to join this high-performing team, there are some exciting projects and growth planned for the Philanthropy and Partnerships program.

Please send your resume through the 'Apply Now' option.

For a confidential discussion please contact:

Rebecca Robinson 02 5629 7213 / [email protected] or

Leish Thomasian 02 5629 7216 / [email protected], using the subject line: Philanthropy Manager - Ultra High Net Worth enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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