Making your people our priority




Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 50

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

T 61 3 9629 6999

F 61 3 9629 5999



Ref: RM2002259


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Closing Date: 20 June 2016


  • Lead a successful team within prestigious NFP
  • Drive strategy for philanthropy
  • Melbourne location - national role


Vision Australia is the largest and only national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. The organisation works in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

As Philanthropy Manager you will be reporting to the General Manager Fundraising. You will be responsible for leading the strategy and development of Vision Australia’s relationships with high value philanthropic supporters ranging from individuals to trusts and foundations.


A demonstrated capacity to build effective relationships with donors and stakeholders at all levels and across the organisation is essential, along with proven management acumen. You will possess the ability to engage donors in a rewarding philanthropic journey and demonstrate experience leading a team to meet financial targets.

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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