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Relationship Manager - Bequests - WA

The Salvation Army


We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Australia (TSA) is an international Christian movement, united by faith and giving hope where it's needed most. Across Australia - in cities, country towns and rural communities. Our work touches every demographic and age group. We're involved in national issues while also bringing hope to people who may be experiencing hardship or injustice.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Bequests, you will be responsible for securing Gifts in Wills, stewarding and empowering potential Bequestors to support a myriad of social development programs through their legacy.
Focused on nurturing long-term relationships, your key areas of accountability will be:

  • Building a pipeline of potential Bequestors in order to grow the bequests portfolio and achieve financial targets
  • Securing, building and managing relationships with prospective, confirmed Bequestors and solicitors enhancing their understanding of the organisation and acknowledging their contribution
  • Developing and implanting engagement strategies and communication plans
  • Representing the organisation at networking functions, industry forums and face to face meetings and progressing supporters' through events, appeals and immersion experiences

About You

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Proven experience in relationship building, strong communication, negotiation skills and demonstrated networking ability
  • A background in fundraising, marketing, sales or public relations, as well as a professional attitude and a team focus
  • Technical skills, such as a sound knowledge of fundraising standards, principles, policies and procedures is highly desirable
  • An understanding of the fundraising process, especially within the NFP sector.

TSA offers an enjoyable work environment, a supportive management and strong opportunities for career development. Along with your base salary there is access to a tool of trade vehicle, a lucrative salary packaging benefits, access to onsite parking and these are just a few of the benefits of working for The Salvation Army.

If the role is of interest, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible. We will be shortlisting and interviewing applicants as we receive the applications. The ad will close once the applicant is made successful.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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