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Major Gifts Manager

  • National For Purpose Organisation
  • Newly established senior management role
  • Support a national team
  • Location – Sydney


The Major Gifts Manager is a newly established senior management position that will lead to the development and coordination of the national major gifts function including implementation of a new prospect methodology.

The organisation describes a major gift as a donation of $50,000+ from an individual, family or philanthropist including trusts and foundations.

The ‘purpose’ is compelling and focussed on improvement of health and quality of life!

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate a major gifts strategy and annual business plans to grow revenue
  • The strategy will include the roll out of a new prospects methodology to identify current prospects and build a pipeline of long term revenue growth
  • Personally manage a portfolio of major donors and steward them through the fundraising lifecycle
  • Provide training and support to state and territory  major gifts team members
  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications and Research teams to develop compelling case studies and collateral to support the Major Gifts Program

Direct Reports:

The Major Gifts Manager will be supported by a Major Gifts Coordinator

The successful Major Gifts Manager will have:

  • Track record of success in the development and execution of a Major Gifts (or similar) strategy
  • A history of achievement in fundraising, sales or business development requiring ‘big ticket asks’ ($50,000 +)
  • A passion for data analysis enabling research, profiling and qualifying major gift prospects
  • High level ability to influence, build and maintain relationships, with internal and external stakeholders across Australia
  • Knowledge of Australia’s high net worth individuals, families and philanthropists including trusts and foundations
  • Knowledge of national fundraising legislation
  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrated experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, business development


  • Current right to work in Australia
  • Ability to undertake interstate travel

INTERESTED in this Senior Management Opportunity?

APPLY NOW attaching your 3-4 page CV with cover note to Patrick Cameron, Associate, 360HR or phone Patrick for a confidential discussion on 0412 299 776

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