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Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager

Learning Links

At Learning Links, we believe that every child deserves the best start in life, regardless of learning difficulties or disabilities. Our mission is to empower children and families in disadvantaged communities, helping them to learn, develop, and thrive. Fundraising is crucial to our work, enabling us to reach more children and make a lasting impact.

Are you ready to be a catalyst for change?

Join Learning Links as our Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager and work alongside an inspiring leader and a passionate team dedicated to transforming lives. With full support and autonomy, you will drive our fundraising efforts into new income streams, leveraging your expertise and contacts to secure partnerships and funding opportunities that will drive our organisational growth and impact.

Location and work hours are flexible (four plus days would be ideal) with the team based in Alexandria on a weekly basis.

Day to day you will:

  • Build, drive and manage income growth from the corporate and philanthropic sectors.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new strategic fundraising plans.
  • Network with and initiate new contacts within the corporate and philanthropic sector.
  • Engage and steward supporters, ensuring they feel valued and connected to our mission.

Why is Learning Links right for you?

  • Make a significant impact on the lives of children, families, and communities.
  • Autonomous role to craft as your own.
  • Hands down the most supportive and welcoming culture around.
  • Regular and ongoing free professional development and access to all LL resources.
  • Flexible work options galore (part time, various locations, flex hours, WFH, etc.).
  • Access to an amazing brains-trust of expert colleagues to bounce ideas and discuss best practice.
  • Option to take up a novated lease for a vehicle (the most tax-effective option for purchasing and running a new/used car).

About you

  • Experienced partnerships or fundraising manager who is a determined and confident individual with an adaptable approach.
  • You love to create and implement new strategies from the ground up.
  • You are passionate about prospecting, securing, and cultivating corporate and/or philanthropic relationships.
  • Keen to use your comprehensive knowledge of fundraising, philanthropy and/or corporate sectors to make an impact.
  • A strong passion and love for what you do!

How to Apply

Ready to make a difference? Click 'Apply Now' to submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and passion for our mission.

About Learning Links

Learning Links have over 50 years’ experience in providing evidence-based therapy, education, and support services to help children build the skills and confidence to learn, develop and thrive. We work in close collaboration with parents, professionals, and schools to work towards our vision of creating a community where difficulties learning is no longer a barrier to a fulfilling life.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as creating a sense of belonging is important to us and you will have a structured and detailed onboarding program to give you a great start in understanding and being a part of our culture.

Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo a NDIS Worker Screening Check/ Police check and Working with Children Check.

For further information about Learning Links and a Position Description please click through to our careers page Support Services Jobs - Learning Links.


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