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PO Box A524
Sydney South NSW 1235, Level 11, 227 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

Telephone: 1800 812 164

© 2021 Opportunity International AustraliaABN 83 003 805 043

Careers Relationship Manager - Melbourne

Full-time or Part-time

Turn your success into significance

  • Build meaningful relationships to raise vital funds to help end poverty  
  • Embrace a dynamic portfolio of major gift supporters, corporations, trusts and foundations
  • Join an impactful, highly respected international development organisation 

ABOUT OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA

Opportunity International Australia is ending poverty in developing countries – one family and one community at a time. By providing small loans to families in need, Opportunity helps them grow their own businesses and generate sustainable incomes so they can lift themselves out of poverty with dignity. To break the cycle of poverty for good, Opportunity also increases families’ access to healthcare and quality education, while strengthening communities to reduce the risk of human trafficking and domestic violence – creating a new future for generations to come.  

Opportunity is part of the global Opportunity Network – a leading provider and pioneer of socially-focused microfinance, that provides empowering opportunities to millions of families in more than 20 countries around the world.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

You’ll be a pivotal member of our Philanthropy team reporting to our National Development Manager. As a natural self-starter, you’ll nurture relationships with individual supporters, businesses, grant managers and trustees, and inspire them to give generously to help families lift themselves out of poverty. You’ll take our reach and influence to the next level through awesome presentations and life-changing events. You’ll be living in Melbourne and eager to work from home. You’ll occasionally travel regionally to connect with supporters and your team. Sometimes you’ll travel overseas to see for yourself how your passion and drive are helping families build lives free from poverty. 

BENEFITS AND CULTURE

  • You’ll be part of a stellar team driven to end poverty 
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Work from home with flexible hours
  • Attractive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience

YOUR SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

You will have strong business acumen, be a strong communicator in both corporate and personal settings, have good ideas and talent building strong relationships within your team and with supporters. You’ll be motivated to discover new potential supporters and nurture mutually beneficial relationships. You can navigate your way around a CRM and keep it up-to-date. Your confident, proactive, mature and professional approach, coupled with the ability to work in alignment with the values of the Christian ethos that motivates Opportunity, will be key to your success. 

Opportunity is a child safe organisation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a National Police Check and adhere to our Child Protection Policy. Opportunity is committed to maintaining an inclusive workplace that values people’s differences and provides opportunities/provisions for all staff to achieve their full potential. We encourage people with disabilities and people from other diverse backgrounds to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please email your resume, including contacts for two references with a one-page cover letter explaining why you would like to work at Opportunity to jobs@opportunity.org.au

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

References will not be contacted without your permission. 

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 28 July 2021. Early applications are encouraged as this position will be filled as soon as the right candidate has been identified.

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