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Head of Business Development - Many Rivers

Eagle HR Consulting
  • Head office based in Sydney-Location flexible
  • National not-for-profit organisation
  • Great opportunity to make a difference

Our Client, Many Rivers is a for-purpose organisation that provides Microenterprise Development and Community Economic Development support to Australians experiencing disadvantage who want to access the economy, however for various reasons, lack equitable access to do so. Inspired by Christian values, Many Rivers exists to help Indigenous and other Australians experiencing disadvantage to improve their situations through economic development and enterprise.  As a not-for-profit, their work is made possible through funding relationships with philanthropic donors and foundations, corporates and government partners.

They are now seeking to appoint a new Head of Business Development who is responsible for attracting and retaining partnerships and financial support to help expand their program in Australia through building key relationships with these types of organisations, both commercially and philanthropically. As a member of the Executive team, with the CEO, you will help contribute to the strategic direction and organisational leadership to ensure achievement of the Board approved KPI’s and targets and the contracted outcomes for the organisation.

 You will also:

  • Manage the brand, organisational marketing and partnerships (industry and pro bono partners.)
  • Lead and manage the application for funding (grants and contracts) with Government, corporates and philanthropy.
  • Establish new strategic partners that support the development of Many Rivers products and services that address structural barriers to economic participation.
  • Develop relationships with key organisations, corporations, government departments and individuals that will support the expansion of the organisation.
  • Present for them at external events and other key opportunities
  • Oversee and develop, their website and social media presence, marketing and promotional material.
  • Build a strong team culture of innovation, evaluation and learning.

You will be a seasoned business professional who is strongly aligned to the Christian values of this organisation, who has the unique ability to inspire others, to build excellent relationships with key stakeholders, including major donors, philanthropic and corporate leaders and has a proven track record of success in senior leadership roles where you have achieved funding growth and been responsible for business development.

The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial orientation coupled with an ability to build capacity to sustain ongoing revenue growth, as well as possessing a good mix between strategic and operational skills. You are highly organised, have proven experience in business development, fundraising and marketing, possess excellent people skills, are tertiary qualified and have a passion for social justice and helping those experiencing disadvantaged.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference and use their talent to serve people without regard to ethnicity, social status, gender or religious affiliation. An excellent salary package will be offered to attract the right person for this role.

For an initial discussion please call Linton on 03 9653 9468.

Eagle HR Consulting, Level 27, 101 Collins St, Melbourne, 3000.

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