Grants & Administration Manager

Friday, 16 Jun 2023

Macdoch Foundation is a philanthropic family foundation based in Sydney, funding in Australia and the USA.

This is a 4 or 5-day Sydney-based position that has responsibility for ensuring the smooth operation of programs and grant processes, managing Foundation communications and providing support to the CEO and the Foundation team.

In addition to supporting the Macdoch Foundation’s activities, the role includes providing support to the Lansdowne Foundation, another philanthropic entity in the group, as well as working closely with the Macdoch family offices in Australia and the UK.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work flexibly in a dynamic environment, show a high degree of initiative, and have excellent attention to detail. Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work successfully with family members, boards, team members and across the not-for-profit sector.

Key responsibilities include: managing the Australian and US grantmaking and reporting processes through our database, Blackbaud; managing the Foundation’s website and communications activities; providing secretariat support by preparing board meeting packs and meeting minutes; managing relationships with our portfolio of grantees.

We offer 5 weeks annual leave (for full-time contracts) and flexible working/WFH.

Find out more and apply here