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Fundraising & Corporate Partnerships Manager

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Job Listing Date
25 Jan 2019
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Fundraising

About Doxa Youth Foundation (Doxa)

Doxa is a Victorian not-for-profit that runs programs for young people from challenging life circumstances so they can access positive life experiences, education opportunities and employment pathways. We support over 8,000 young Victorians aged from 8 – 24 each year. 

Doxa aims to be an employer of choice in the not-for-profit sector; attracting compassionate, driven, capable, visionary and passionate people with a high level of integrity, committed to working with disadvantaged young people.

We currently operate across three sites: Spencer Street Office in Melbourne CBD, City Camp in Melbourne CBD and our rural residential facility, Malmsbury Camp, near Kyneton in Central Victoria.

Each year, Doxa’s programs are expanding to support more young people experiencing disadvantage in Victoria and to address deeper levels of need within our communities. This expansion drives our need to diversify and grow our income streams.

Fundraising & Corporate Partnerships Manager Role

We’re looking for a dynamic, ambitious, experienced and well-connected Fundraising & Corporate Partnerships Manager to join our Melbourne team. Working closely with the CEO and Executive Leadership team to deliver the strategic plan and vision, this role is responsible for diversifying income, leading fundraising strategy, building corporate partnerships and managing key relationships. Consideration will be given to applicants seeking part-time work over 3-4 days per week for this role.

Someone who has a zest for kicking goals, delivering results and is able to hit the ground running is what we’re after. Being a people person, driven by social purpose and a desire to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people is a must.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of the fundraising and corporate sectors; experience in delivering cross-channel fundraising campaigns; and a good understanding of marketing and communications. They must also be a tenacious negotiator with a track record of delivering revenue and results, and able to navigate the ever-challenging fundraising environment.

The main responsibilities of this role are:

  • growing & diversifying income streams
  • developing fundraising campaigns
  • building corporate partnerships
  • relationship management
  • communications management

The Fundraising & Corporate Partnerships Manager will head up the fundraising area of Doxa. They will report directly to the CEO and manage one staff member (Public Relations Officer).

To succeed in this role, you will possess:

  • A comprehensive knowledge of fundraising and corporate sectors
  • A great network of contacts at corporates, businesses & organisations across Melbourne
  • Tenacious negotiation skills and a track-record of delivering revenue and results
  • Experience delivering cross-channel fundraising campaigns
  • A good understanding of marketing and communications
  • Leadership and management capability
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks to achieve deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification

The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and undertake a national/international police history check. Doxa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates applying will need to meet all compliance requirements. Doxa is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background or people with a disability to apply.

How to apply for this job

A detailed position description is available by emailing After receiving the position description please forward all applications (including a cover letter) via email to by 5:00pm Friday 15 February. Initial enquiries and requests for further information may be directed in confidence to Esther Ng on 03 9046 8200.

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