major donor - relationship manager in Sydney

aimee wright, randstad
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AU$ 40.00 - AU$ 50.00 per hour

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sydney, new south wales
government & defence
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AU$ 40.00 - AU$ 50.00 per hour
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job description

A NSW State Government Agency based in a prime location in the CDB are seeking a Relationship Manager to work across an existing portfolio of philanthropists and generate new donors. Initial 7 month contract with potential to extend.

Primary purpose of the role

Provide support for the development of philanthropy strategy and resulting policy and process. Responsible for the development and stewardship of a portfolio of donors and stakeholders and delivery of outstanding donor cultivation and stewardship.

Key accountabilities

  • Assist in the development of philanthropic fundraising strategies to generate additional income
  • Research and develop policies regarding philanthropic giving and ensure records are appropriately kept.
  • Manage portfolio of existing and prospective donors, providing full cycle of philanthropic support from prospect identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for existing and prospective donors.
  • Research and identify prospective philanthropic opportunities including potential benefactors, grants offered through fundraising projects, gifts, bequests, membership uptake and relevant foundations and trusts.
  • Assist in the development of philanthropy events
  • Research and draft grant applications

Essential requirements

  • Experience in developing successful relationships with philanthropic donors including soliciting gifts
  • Experience in Fundraising
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and guidelines, relevant legislation and ethical standards.
  • Ability to work after hours, including weekends, as required.
  • Satisfactory criminal history check is required.

If this role sounds of interest and you match the requirements please apply now or email your resume to

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


"fundraising" AND "philanthropy" AND "donor"


tertiary qualifications

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma