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- $120,000 - $135,000 per annum, plus benefits.
- Job posted on: 14th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Remote / Work from Home
The International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) is the only global funders network dedicated to fostering partnerships among Indigenous Peoples and funders around the globe. IFIP is dedicated to shifting power, mobilising resources, and building partnerships to amplify Indigenous leadership and to support the self-determination and rights of Indigenous Peoples, their communities, land and territories worldwide.
IFIP influences funders to practice a new paradigm of giving based on Indigenous values “The Five R’s of Indigenous Philanthropy” —Respect, Reciprocity, Responsibility, Relationships and Redistribution. Building on over 20 years of experience, IFIP is at an exciting moment of evolution and on a path to accelerate staff growth and organisational capacity to roll out new areas of work and regions, advocacy, and mobilise resources to Indigenous Peoples.
At the invitation of First Nation Leaders, in 2019, IFIP welcomed our first Australian member joining a growing philanthropic community engaging with and working in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples. Since then, IFIP has been cultivating relationships with Australian funders and First Nations organisations.
IFIP hosted our first Australia funders and First Nations-led Funds and organisations in September 2022 in Newcastle, in the lands of the Worimi people. Our commitment to this partnership was further solidified when we welcomed a delegation of Australian funders and First Nations organisations at the 2023 IFIP Global Conference in Merida, Mexico. In October 2023, IFIP was pleased to welcome an Australian First Nation person to IFIP’s Board of Directors.
As a global leader in Indigenous Philanthropy, we were saddened and disappointed by the outcome of the recent Voice referendum which would have provided a step forward in reconciliation and formal recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the constitution. IFIP’s vision is Indigenous Peoples, their communities, lands, and territories worldwide are flourishing, recognised, self-determined, equitably funded, and resourced.
It is in this context that IFIP is responding to the invitation made by First Nations people to work more closely with First Nations organisations and communities, and the philanthropic community in Australia. IFIP aims to bring our solidarity and steadfast commitment to addressing the asymmetry of power and to drive the transformation of philanthropy to establish right relations with Indigenous Peoples globally.
The Regional Manager, Australia, is a new position to manage the Australian Working Group at IFIP to support a growing number of members in Australia seeking to learn and grow Indigenous Philanthropy. IFIP hosts regional and thematic working groups to foster a collaborative environment for IFIP members and other stakeholders to engage in learning and knowledge sharing and to amplify Indigenous Philanthropy. IFIP's programs include global and regional conferences, research and influencing.
This position offers an opportunity to be part of a passionate and committed global team that works with various stakeholders in the philanthropic sector, including members, funders, and Indigenous partners. Respect for and experience in Indigenous Peoples' rights and self-determination is essential for the position. Australian First Nations and Torres Strait Islander peoples are highly encouraged to apply.
The Regional Manager will work with and coordinate members and contribute to expanding Indigenous Philanthropy. This role works with guidance from the IFIP Global team and within the scope of IFIP's mission, values, and strategic goals. The Regional Manager will implement the annual work plan, including planning and developing events such as webinars and member meetings, lead or coordinate research to assess the current funding landscape, leverage opportunities for cross-sector collaboration, and monitor program effectiveness. This position will also contribute to IFIP's advocacy for direct funding to Indigenous Peoples communities and organisations. This position reports to the Program Director.
The ideal candidate is self-reliant and a strategic thinker who can convert concepts and ideas into action, a convener and bridge builder who can nurture and sustain collaboration and engagement, has experience facilitating, organizing, and managing stakeholder dialogues, is team-oriented and collaborative, has a pragmatic approach to finding solutions, and excels at planning and implementing programs to meet goals. IFIP is a global network with a geographically dispersed team, board, and members; this position requires a flexible work schedule to accommodate multiple geographic time zones.
Programs and Project Management:
Network Engagement and Philanthropy Ecosystem Influencing:
Research, Knowledge Sharing, and Collective Learning:
This is a full-time, exempt, and remote position. Candidates must have work authorization in Australia. IFIP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in line with local Australian National Employment Standards.
Please submit your application via the Apply now link.
Location: Australia based, remote work. IFIP's main office is in Sacramento, California. This position will require to travel to the United States at least two times per year and occasionally other international travel.
Deadline: Position is open until filled.
Compensation: AUS 120,000 to AUS 135,000 annually plus benefits.
International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) is an equal opportunity employer that embraces a multicultural work environment and seeks diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religious creed, and physical abilities.
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