- Enjoyable fundraising opportunity in beautiful sunny Brisbane, Australia
- Senior major gifts role with attractive 6-figure package
This busy, modern and well-resourced unit operates as the fundraising arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane located in Brisbane, Australia. Funds raised provide a wide range of community services and build capacity for the good works of the Church
Here, in a happy collaborative team, men and women of all ages and specialties combine their talents to run a successful fundraising program. Innovation, collaboration, team spirit, creativity, stability, continual improvement and the enjoyment of work are all valued keystones.
Driving the team’s productive output is an excellent database containing large numbers of loyal long-term benefactors and managed by a database ‘wizard’ who regularly performs amazing feats of analysis.
The Donor Relations Manager is a senior position on staff that is responsible for planning, cultivating, and soliciting a portfolio of 125 major gift prospective benefactors and developing relationships to maximize their giving potential over time.
All aspects of the multi-layered and growing fundraising program are flourishing. With strong support from a talented team, this is a role that’s ripe for inspirational face-to-face fundraising through connecting generous donors to ministries they are passionate about in the Church.
In this role, it’s of vital importance that you are absolutely authentic – with the genuine interest, patience, sensitivity and personality to relate well with other people. You will need to bring the positive people skills that make it all worthwhile – for the team, for the donors and you.
As modern as tomorrow, but comfortable working within the ethos of a traditional faith, you need to bring all the organizational, reporting and communication skills that are professionally expected in a senior role of this type.