Relationships Manager, Melbourne

• Full Time Permanent
• Based in East Melbourne and superb public transport location
• Attractive remuneration, plus generous salary packaging

22 Sep 2017 | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

WaterAid Australia is currently seeking a Relationship Manager to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives in the world’s poorest communities. The Relationships Manager is responsible for generating major gift revenue annually from trusts, foundations and individuals and growing corporate participation in WaterAid’s annual fundraising events.

This is a great opportunity to work with an international non-government organisation. This role is situated within the Corporate and Community Engagement team (CCE) of WaterAid Australia.

We are seeking a charismatic person who shares the objectives of WaterAid and has proven ability to work effectively with other senior staff and volunteers.

The Organisation

WaterAid is an international NGO providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene to the world’s poorest people. We help local organisations establish low cost, sustainable projects using technology that can be locally managed.

The Role

The Relationship Manager is responsible for major gift revenue from trusts, foundations and individuals and developing corporate participation in our annual fundraising events.

Person Specification

The successful applicant for this exciting position will have had at least 3 years’ successful experience in portfolio management and face-to-face solicitations, as well as demonstrated ability to identify, write and submit grant proposals for private and public trusts and foundations.

Why WaterAid? 

At WaterAid we support our staff by providing flexible working arrangements, additional time off over the Christmas holidays, access to an Employee Assistance Program, travel recovery days, purchased leave, great team environments and supportive leadership management. 

If you are a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to conduct persuasive presentations, we would like to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please respond to each key selection criteria outlined in the position description

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For any other information please contact Teresa Ayles at [email protected]

People from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Note: WaterAid is a child safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Protection Policy.

To be eligible for this role you need to have working rights in Australia.