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Major Donor Manager

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Parkville, Victoria, Australia (hybrid)
20 days ago


Your new job

The Major Donor Manager is responsible for raising major philanthropic gifts from prospective donors, which will support projects, programs and people at Orygen.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising you will:

  • Meet a number of annual performance targets relating to relationship management with donors and prospective donors, such as number of meetings, ‘asks’ made, gifts closed, pipeline built, and income raised.
  • Maintain and use a variety of systems, processes, diverse range of people and sources to gather information and gain deeper understanding and make critical strategic decisions about prospect and donor management.
  • Manage a portfolio of prospects and donors.
  • Implementing fundraising/bequest strategies that ensure a consistent flow of income from appeals, donors, bequests and other associated activities.

What you’ll get in return

  • Salary package between $120,000 - $125,000 pro rata commensurate with skills and experience + 11% super + NFP salary packaging up to $15,900 & $2,600 meals and entertainment card.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave; access to EAP; generous Parental Leave Scheme.
  • Flexible work to suit your lifestyle and access to policies and tools that support this.
  • Opportunity to be mentored, develop your skills and be challenged.

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood. At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always.

Through world-leading research that creates change. Through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people, apply now.

For more information and to review the position description, please follow the link below;

This is a full or part time (0.8-1.0 FTE) ongoing position, subject to funding.
Applications will close on 24th November 2023, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.

Please apply via the Orygen Careers page - Work with Us - Orygen, Revolution in Mind

Orygen is committed to providing diverse, equitable and inclusive environments for Staff and anyone connected to Orygen. We strive to continue building a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD communities. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

Orygen is a child-safe organisation and is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and well-being of all young people and embedding safeguarding practices into all our programs and services.

All employment appointments are subject to holding a valid working with children check, successful police check and having at least three COVID-19 vaccinations.


What you’ll need

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to health and wellbeing outcomes for young people. The following criteria must be met for consideration for this position:

  • Relevant post graduate qualification or applicable combination of qualifications and substantial experience.
  • A strong track record of successfully achieving stretch financial targets in complex environments – ideally in a philanthropic setting, and ideally at a 6-figure plus level.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving conversations with purpose to build and strengthen relationships towards a particular outcome.
  • Ability to engage and energise others through clear and persuasive communication.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71445138
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Position Title: Major Donor Manager
  • Company Name For Job: Orygen
  • Institution Type: Nonprofit Organization
  • Job Function/Discipline: Major Gifts
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Experience Level: Management
  • Required Travel: 25-50%
  • Salary: 120,000.00 - 125,000.00 Australian Dollars (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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