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• Opportunity to make a difference using your amazing communication and relationship
building skills
• Full time 12-month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension
• $112,576 pa + 11% super + generous salary packaging benefits + bonus leave + flexible working

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.

About the Job

Children’s Ground has wonderful relationships with our funders and partners who go above and
beyond to back our community leaders. This role will build on our major donor program so that we can achieve sustainable long-term growth and further scale our work on the ground.

The role will support existing partners and increases opportunities for new funders to walk with
Children’s Ground and stewards these prospective donors from identification to confirmed
support. The role will nurture relationships with our key partners and expand our partnerships.

You will also be responsible for key corporate partnerships. This role will be working closely with a small and talented team of fundraisers and communicators who are passionate about their work. You will be part of a growing organisation that is delivering on big goals that enable and empower First Nations children, their families, and communities to change their futures through our ambitious philanthropy and fundraising strategy.

About You

You will have a passion for social justice and the rights of our First Nations people and will be highly motivated by making change. To be successful in this position, you will be a confident and engaging major donor fundraiser with excellent communication skills to enable you to confidently express a compelling case for support. Your proven track record in securing significant unrestricted funds and of meeting financial targets will complement your ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of people both internally and externally as these will be fundamental to the success of this position and Children’s Ground.

How to Apply

Please apply via – SEEK where you will be asked to upload a cover letter with a response to each of
the key selection criteria contained in the position description located on our website, along with
your resume.

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are received, and the position filled as soon as
we meet the right candidate with applications closing at 5pm on Wednesday 4th October 2023.
In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and
supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply

Position Description

Philanthropy & Corporate Partnerships Specialist Download PDF (204.29 KB)

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