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Bequests, Alumni & Donor Relations Officer
  • Attractive salary and benefits
  • Based in Parkville, University of Melbourne campus
  • Full-time permanent position

One in five Australians are affected by a brain disorder each year. The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health has more than 600 staff and students who are passionately committed to researching the way the brain works. We are internationally renowned for our discoveries and research on the central nervous system and associated brain disorders. Key areas of interest include addiction, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, depression, epilepsy, Huntington’s disease, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, stroke and traumatic and spinal cord injury.

An excellent opportunity is available for a highly motivated individual to join an outstanding team of scientists and staff, and work within the Fundraising and Marketing Team at our Parkville facility. The role will primarily be responsible for building on an existing program in bequest development; maintaining a contact strategy of existing bequestors (stewardship); drive the development of the Florey Alumni; and maintaining accurate records on the database.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the fundraising sector with a knowledge of bequest fundraising, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to manage time and set priorities is an important aspect of this role. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar database is required. For more information please refer to the Position Description.

An annual salary of $81,016 plus 14%/17% superannuation and generous salary packaging options is offered for this exciting position.

Applicants who meet the above criteria should ‘apply now’ for this position addressing the Selection Criteria in the cover letter by no later than 12pm on Monday, 5th March 2018. Note that you will be re-directed to our recruitment platform, Careerone for your application submission.

For specific position queries, please contact Elouise Holmes on 9035-6789.