Making your people our priority




Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 27

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000


T 61 3 9629 6999




Ref: RM2002489


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
21 May 2018

  • Highly regarded international charity
  • Develop, lead & deliver best-practice Major Gift strategy
  • Convenient city location



Our client is one of the world’s oldest and largest children’s development organisations.  Operating in  over 40 developing countries, their Purpose is to help create a world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

In support of their valuable work, our client is seeking to develop and implement  strategic and operational plans to achieve growth in the Major Gift portfolio. The Manager – Major Gifts & Philanthropy will work closely with the Fundraising Management Team to formulate and deliver this  strategy; dovetailing with  other  existing and new Fundraising revenue streams.


Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will  relationship-manage a profitable and growing portfolio of major donors to meet agreed KPIs each year. You will bring a passionate approach and an ability to deliver grant match targets, match one-to-one projects with donors, create specific major donor funded projects, grow untied funding and promote other fundraising products such as Child Sponsorship.


 This role requires a strong, innovative stakeholder manager with a successful track record cultivating relationships with high net worth individuals. You will have a strong, collaborative and creative approach, and the strategic acumen  to  work closely with the Board and Executive to implement a Board Engagement Framework. You will possess experience managing a small team, with the ability to inspire, influence and provide guidance.   



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