Philanthropy Manager – WA, Permanent part-time

Sunday, 21 Jul 2024

UNICEF is the world’s largest children’s charity working to protect vulnerable children, globally and here in Australia. Run entirely on voluntary donations, we work to improve the lives of every vulnerable child, no matter who they are or where they live. Every day our teams are on the ground in 190 countries working with local partners to deliver lifesaving help and create lasting change. From vaccinating children in war zones to providing early childhood education access in Indigenous communities, donations help us to protect every child, no matter what. 

We are offering a 3 day part-time permanent position, working in a flexible environment, built around the diversity of our team and their needs. A competitive salary commensurate with the not-for-profit sector is offered together with a broad range of wellbeing benefits

What we are looking for  

UNICEF Australia is actively seeking a Philanthropy Manager to join their dynamic Fundraising team. In this role, you’ll report to the Senior Partnerships Manager and play a pivotal role in managing relationships with major donors and trusts and foundations in Western Australia. Your responsibilities will include acquiring new donors and nurturing existing relationships. If you’re an energetic, self-motivated individual with a passion for making a difference in international aid and development, this opportunity could be a perfect fit! 

Your day will include 

  • Focus on nurturing and expanding relationships with UNICEF Australia’s existing donor portfolio in WA through exceptional relationship management and stewardship. 
  • Develop strategies and deliver events, appeals, marketing and communications that provide opportunities to identify new prospects and more deeply engage with current donors. 
  • Raise awareness and inform prospects and donors all about UNICEF’s international and domestic programs. 
  • Identify and oversee grant making opportunities in Western Australia. 
  • Exhibit positive and effective leadership within the fundraising team at UNICEF Australia, integrating philanthropy seamlessly into the wider organisation. 

We would like you to have the following skills and experience  

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification related to Business or Communication-relevant degree. 
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in Philanthropy/ Major Donor/ Trust & Foundation Fundraising at management level. 
  • Exceptional and persuasive written and verbal communications skills. 
  • Exceptional organisation skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skill with a natural ability to build relationships. 
  • Knowledge of professional fundraising standards, practice and regulatory compliance issues. 
  • A dynamic, self-motivated ‘people person’. 
  • A passionate and energetic team member with a genuine interest in working in the international aid and development sector. 

What will it feel like to work at UNICEF Australia 

  • An environment and culture built on the importance of teamwork, collaboration and shared purpose. 
  • Sector leading salary packaging and a competitive salary commensurate with the NFP sector. 
  • A flexible work environment with balance between home and office work, which puts the wellbeing of our staff at the centre of our decision making. 
  • A positive and values-driven work culture which celebrates our achievements and recognises our teams. 
  • A wellbeing package which includes such things as access to birthday leave, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), nutrition, exercise, financial and legal support.   
  • Commitment to our child-first philosophy with generous paid parental leave and offering.  
  • The opportunity to support a global impactful cause and make a difference for every child.  

How To Apply 

To apply for this fantastic opportunity please select APPLY and submit the following documents in PDF format: 

  • Your Cover Letter, outlining your relevant experience and highlighting a summary of your strengths 
  • Your CV  

For further information, please be in touch with our People & Culture Team: [email protected] 

We welcome you to contact us to discuss any requirements that will ensure you can participate fully in our recruitment experience. 

Applications will close on Sunday, 21st July 2024  

All applicants are required to be legally entitled to work in Australia. UNICEF Australia has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and exploitation and adheres to strict safeguarding principles. All successful candidates will be required to undergo rigorous background checks (including National Police Check and Working with Children Check) and sign and abide by our Code of Conduct on Child Safeguarding & Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.

UNICEF Australia is committed to ensure all our People, from any background, feel heard, considered, and able to contribute to their full potential. We are striving to build a truly inclusive workplace, one that our team feel can bring their best self to work and is reflective of the wider community that we serve.