Position Details
Reference Number 16978
Position Title Philanthropy Manager
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Foundation
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS4 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 4
Classification To: HS4 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 4
Position Summary

As part of our growth strategy, outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation (PMCF).


PMCF is the philanthropic fundraising arm for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (PMCC), Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer, and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories. Philanthropy plays a crucial role in advancing cancer research, supporting new innovative projects and giving some of the brightest minds in cancer research the specialised technologies they need to make critical new discoveries.


Reporting to the Senior Philanthropy Manager, you will be working with a dynamic and highly skilled team, with a strong focus on innovation, growth and success. This role will be responsible for facilitating the identification, cultivation, solicitation (written and verbal), reporting and ongoing stewardship of philanthropic individuals to ultimately drive income growth.


You will have the ability to connect donors to the mission of the organisation and ensure they are acknowledged and stewarded effectively. This is a highly collaborative position working as part of an award winning and supportive team of fundraisers who have built a strong culture of philanthropy across Peter Mac staff and stakeholders.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program


Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstration of fundraising experience, and proven success with major gifts fundraising (written and verbal solicitations)
Essential: Sound knowledge of fundraising legislation, practices and philosophy of charitable giving
Essential: Exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to liaise with senior business leaders, high net worth individuals, people of high socio-economic status and key internal stakeholders
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work productively both autonomously and as a member of a team
Essential: Excellent program reporting and analytical abilities
Desirable: Accreditation by Fundraising Institute of Australia, or CFRE
Desirable: Sound knowledge of databases, preferably fundraising databases
Contact Person Carl Young
Contact Number 0385596771
Contact Email carl.young@petermac.org
Closing Date 09/08/2019
Position Description
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