Job Vacancies

Senior Lead, Corporate Partnerships

April 30th, 2021

Position Description

IJM Australia is seeking an experienced Senior Lead, Corporate Partnerships to lead corporate giving in IJM Australia’s. This is an exciting, dynamic and fulfilling position to educate, inspire and encourage corporate engagement to be actively involved in combating modern slavery and exploitation of children in this region. This is a part-time position (3-day or 4-day work week), 12 month contract and to be based in Sydney.

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer, the Major Gift Relationships Director will:

  • Cultivate a corporate partnerships strategy and build a pipeline of opportunities within the larger corporate space (Corporates with $100 mill turnover)
  • Manage existing corporate partnerships whilst identifying, acquiring, cultivating and stewarding new partnerships to meet organisational targets
  • Educate corporate prospects and supporters to promote IJM’s mission, vision and values
  • Build a foundation of SME (Small /Medium Enterprises) who support IJM’s work financially
  • Deliver effective pitches and high quality proposals to corporate leads
  • Formulate and implement partnerships of shared values and win-win outcomes between IJM and corporate supporters
  • Monitoring and delivery of activities and agreed outcomes throughout the corporate partnership journey
  • Strategic insight and plans on deepening / extending existing partnerships
  • Preparation of reports, proposals, presentation and other fundraising or impact materials as needed
  • Set up or improve operational processes for corporate partnership development and management

About you

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A deep conviction for justice and ending slavery
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications (e.g.: Master’s or Bachelor’s degree) or relevant work experiences
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experiences in garnering & negotiating corporate partnerships.
  • 3-5 year’s experience in fundraising, business development or account servicing of corporate clients with a demonstrated track record managing corporate partnerships
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and listening skills with the ability to collaborate to develop common interests or positive outcomes
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present clearly and effectively
  • Possess a professional demeanour

You will also be:
• Highly motivated, self-starter, independent worker
• Partnership savvy
• Creative and forward thinking; innovative

You will also be:

  • Self-motivated, driven, target-focused & able to implement strong process, yet highly relational
  • Influential to inspire internal team members and external supporters

About us 

  • An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients IJM is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals - characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
  • Opportunity to professionally develop your skills & attributes
  • Leadership opportunities through leading and developing a team
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of qualified experiences

How to apply 

Please send a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current CV to
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IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Applications close 31 May 2021


St Leonards, NSW or Melbourne

International Justice Mission Australia