Senior Development Manager (Corporate)

Sunday, 31 Mar 2024

We are seeking a Senior Development Manager (Corporate) to join Advancement Office, Business Development Portfolio, Chancellery Division.

  • Reference number: 24130
  • Term: Ongoing, full-time basis
  • Remuneration: $163,646 to $183,034 pa (HEW10) (inclusive of $138,282 to $154,666 salary pa, 17% superannuation and 17.5% recreation leave loading)
  • Location: Gardens Point (hybrid option available)
  • Open to: Applicants who have ongoing full-time work rights in Australia. In support of our strategic priority of Indigenous Australian success, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Senior Development Manager (Corporate) to join Advancement Office, Business Development Portfolio, Chancellery Division.

The Senior Development Manager, Corporate Giving, collaborates with the Director of Development to conceive, maintain, and execute fundraising campaigns. By leveraging existing relationships and cultivating a prospective pipeline, it establishes sustainable partnerships for shared value domestically and internationally. The Senior Development Manager plays a vital role in advancing corporate philanthropic initiatives. Collaborating with the Advancement team, Business Development Portfolio, and university professionals, the incumbent facilitates corporate major gift fundraising. The role reports to the Director of Development, for supervision, workload management, and performance planning and review. As a key driver in elevating QUT’s philanthropic efforts, the role contributes to the university’s growth, reputation, and community impact. Dynamic leaders with a proven track record in corporate giving and stakeholder engagement are invited to apply.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

About us

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a ‘real world’ focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

The Business Development Portfolio provides university-wide coordination and stewardship of QUT’s engagement with industry, philanthropic and alumni communities. Led by the Vice-President (Business Development), the following areas fall within the Portfolio’s responsibility: 

•    Office of the Vice-President (Business Development); 
•    Industry Engagement; 
•    Advancement; and 
•    Alumni, Venues and Events..

What you need to succeed

1.    Education, training and/or relevant experience to completion of a postgraduate degree with relevant experience in fundraising (ideally corporate fundraising), business development or similar.
2.    Proven track record of meeting or exceeding income targets from effective fundraising or business development activities. 
3.    Demonstrated application of effective fundraising and stewardship techniques, with experience of CRM systems.
4.    Outstanding interpersonal skills and facilitation competencies to represent QUT across a range of internal and external stakeholders. 
5.    Awareness of cultural sensitivities and confidentiality and how to navigate these appropriately, while still achieving desired outcomes
6.    Demonstrated skills in planning, with the ability to review and evaluate performance against objectives.
7.    Demonstrated high-level communication skills in order to prepare fundraising proposals, write fundraising agreements, design plans, and prepare reports, presentations and correspondence.

Life at QUT

We’re committed to building a culture that fosters connection between people and purpose. Beyond personal and professional fulfillment, a career at QUT offers:

  • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on-campus and off-campus work arrangements for applicable positions. 
  • Competitive remuneration with up to 17% superannuation. 
  • Generous maternity leave including primary carer parental leave of up to 26 weeks (including 17% super). 
  • Stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance. 
  • Leave loading of 17.5%. 
  • Purchased Leave Scheme – up to 8 extra weeks. 
  • Salary Packaging Scheme for additional superannuation contributions, vehicle leasing, and on-campus services such as childcare, parking, and gyms. 
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs and workshops, and our study assistance scheme.
  • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff Network, Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops, and representation on university committees.
  • We see diversity and inclusion as our strengths. 
  • Explore more benefits of life at QUT.

Belong at QUT 

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation, and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape the next generation of change-makers. 

In support of our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, we aspire to an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6% and we encourage Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a fulfilling career. 

We believe in creating safe spaces for inclusivity to flourish and we know that diversity is our strength – see our commitment. If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you.  

Job opens: 15-Mar-2024

Applications Close: 31-Mar-2024 at 11.30pm

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