Job Vacancies

Grants Co-ordinator

June 03rd, 2022

Position description: 

About us

Mutual Trust is a multi-family office providing integrated wealth services to Australia’s most successful families, family businesses, and individuals. Our purpose is to help our clients achieve what matters most.

About Our Team:
Mutual Trust has over 210 staff, located across our offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Adelaide. Our team of people enjoy a fun and engaging culture. We have diverse roles and opportunities across accounting, tax, family office, agri-business, trustee and philanthropy competencies.
The Opportunity:
As part of our high performing, national Philanthropy team, you will be responsible for providing excellent client service to families and individuals donating to the Mutual Trust Foundation or through their own foundations. Your responsibilities will include sourcing and assessing philanthropic projects from a range of cause areas, managing all grant making on behalf of clients, and providing important impact assessment and capacity building support to the organisations they choose to support. The role requires an experienced project manager and communicator with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and ensure an excellent client experience. Experience of working with charities, or in the not for profit sector is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities: 
About You:
The preferred candidate will have a genuine passion for philanthropy/the community sector. Ideally, you will have some knowledge or experience in Philanthropy or Not for Profit environments with demonstrated experience in project management, customer/client service and administration and you are now seeking to take the next step in your career. You will need to demonstrate the following to be considered for this role:   
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Business/Commerce, Economics, Marketing, Public Policy, Public Health, International Development or similar; or equivalent relevant work experience the ideal candidate will have 2 years experience in the charitable or not for profit sectors, or in financial services client-facing role with some evidence of passion for the NFP sector (e.g. volunteering).
  • Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders with competing agendas in a service delivery environment
  • Proven ability to manage projects to agreed budget, deadlines and outcomes
  • Experience in researching and analysing projects or programs and their effectiveness and to present findings in written or verbal format to support decision-making by others
  • Excellent MS Office skills, specifically PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge and experience of information management, data inputting or use of a CRM will be well regarded.

Culture & Benefits:

  • Supportive flexible work arrangements and the opportunity to purchase additional leave  
  • Professional training and development for staff of all levels  
  • Yearly health and well-being allowance and activities for our staff  
  • Work with industry experts in highly specialised roles
  • Employee assistance program offering free counselling and support for you and your family  
  • Annual performance payment based on the business and your performance
  • Paid community / volunteer days and charity involvement
  • Reward and Recognition program

How to Apply:

  • To find out more please contact Anastasia Maccarrone, a cover letter is an important aspect of our selection criteria along with a detail resume
  • Your application can emailed to

The safety of our people and clients is our greatest priority. Due to the changing circumstances of COVID-19 your working location, as advertised in this advert may change to remote working. These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. Currently, all interviews are conducted via video conferencing.


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