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Sydney South NSW 1235, Level 11, 227 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000

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Careers Supporter Relationship Manager VIC/SA

Opportunity International Australia is looking for a part-time (three days) Supporter Relationship Manager for Victoria and South Australia. 

  • 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

Don’t fight poverty. End it. Use your talents to make a difference.

Opportunity International Australia gives families in developing countries the tools they need to work their way out of poverty so they can live safe, healthy lives, send their children to school and create 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 life changing empowering opportunities to millions of families in more than 22 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 organise life-changing events and provide valuable administrative support to our State Managers. You’ll be living in Melbourne and have the chance to work from home. Once deemed safe again, you’ll occasionally travel regionally to connect with supporters in Victoria and South Australia. You may even get to 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
  • Flexible working environment and hours  
  • Attractive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience
  • Work from home (whenever you are not meeting supporters) – even post COVID-19  

Your skills and attributes

You will be a strong communicator, have good ideas and talent building strong relationships both within your team and with supporters. You’ll be motivated to discover new potential supporters and nurture mutually beneficial relationships. You are a gifted multitasker, willing to balance your own priorities with those in the team around you. 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

Please state the job title in the subject heading of your email. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. References will not be contacted without your permission.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 9 September 2020. Early applications are encouraged as this position will be filled as soon as the right candidate has been identified.

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