Individual Giving Lead (Philanthropy)

Monday, 6 May 2024

Are you passionate about creating positive change in the lives of young people? Do you love building meaningful relationships and cultivating philanthropic support for important causes? If so, we invite you to be part of our team at Youth Opportunities!

About the Role:
As the Individual Giving Lead, you will play a crucial role in fostering connections with high-value stakeholders and individuals interested in leaving a lasting impact through Major Gifts and Gifts in Wills. Reporting directly to the Fundraising and Marketing Manager, you will oversee the execution of private giving activities, community development groups, and stakeholder relationships.

What We Offer:

Purpose: Opportunity to be part of the team that makes a difference in the lives of young people.
Great work: Collaborative and supportive team environment.
Professional development opportunities.
Salary Packaging: You can package up to $15,990 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
Flexibility: Flexible working arrangements including hybrid working.

If you are right for this role, you will:

  • Be a self-starter with high levels of internal motivation, agility and resilience
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and influencing skills to cultivate, steward and nurture relationships with prospective and existing donors.
  • Have strong story-telling skills to engage and inspire the hearts and minds of philanthropists
  • Be confident and professional personal presentation.
  • Be results and solutions-focused mindset.
  • Have the ability to manage budgets and multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Have an eye for attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Be proficient in intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office and data management software.
  • Have awareness and appreciation of youth issues across Australia.
  • Demonstrate a positive personality consistent with the Youth Opportunities ethos of personal leadership.

If you are passionate about youth empowerment and possess the skills and attributes listed above, we want to hear from you! Come be part of a Fundraising and Philanthropy team dedicated to changing lives and transforming communities.

To learn more about Youth Opportunities and the work we do and view the Position Description please visit our website:

To Apply:
Please send your resume together with a one-page cover letter, to [email protected]. Candidates will be shortlisted as applications are received. Applications close: COB May 3, 2024