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MANAGER - FUNDRAISING & PHILANTHROPY Centre for Eye Research Australia
Ref: PM2002235


Location: Melbourne VIC
Employment Type: Full-time

Closing Date:

  • Renowned organisation
  • Newly created leadership role
  • Funding research with real impact

The Centre for Eye Research Australia is giving more people living with eye disease a chance to save their sight.  Conducting eye research with real-life impact,  their research translates into better treatments, earlier diagnosis, health education and disease prevention, and unravels the causes of eye disease through genetics.

Building upon the outstanding reputation and goodwill that CERA enjoys for its extensive achievements, you will work in a positive and collaborative environment supported by an engaged board and highly skilled professional colleagues.

Reporting at senior level, you will lead a small team and design and execute a holistic fundraising strategy including HNW individuals, corporates and philanthropic foundations.


This high level role demands a professional with the ability to generate funds through multiple donor channels and outstanding communication skills to articulate a compelling case for support.  Conveniently located in East Melbourne, this stimulating role also offers a very attractive remuneration package.


Reporting to a capable, skills-based Board that will look to you for strategic advice, you will provide
leadership to a professional and well-regarded management team. You will drive the strategic
plan, manage key relationships with diverse stakeholders, ensure sound clinical standards and
business practices, and deliver quality care for residents.
For this key position you should be a proven CEO who can demonstrate success as an inspiring
leader. Knowledge of the sector is preferable to be able to manage the opportunities and
challenges facing aged care and you will need sound commercial management abilities.

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