Regular Giving Manager

University of Melbourne
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$110,709 - $119,829
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Regular Giving Manager

Job no: 0057998 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Continuing Department/School: Advancement Salary: UOM 8 - $110,709 - $119,829 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About Advancement The Advancement Office aims to facilitate the establishment and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships between the University and its alumni, friends, and benefactors. It is responsible for the management of programs relating to alumni and benefactors and provides services to and works collaboratively with faculties and other central administration areas.

About the Role Reporting to the Head of Leadership Giving and Engagement, the Regular Giving Manager is responsible for the development and delivery of agreed Regular Giving programs with the primary focus of donor retention and building donor pipeline. The Leadership Giving and Engagement team is unique to The University of Melbourne and the successful candidate will have the chance to be part of a team that is the first of it's kind and leading the way for Australian Universities.

The incumbent will be responsible for the development and delivery of two annual University-wide appeals, utilising integrated direct marketing strategies, to grow support for identified fundraising priorities. The role will have one direct report, the Regular Giving Associate, who will assist in the delivery of all agreed University-wide Regular Giving programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and delivery of two University-wide appeals (End of Financial Year and End of Year) and agreed priority Regular Giving programs
  • Provide strategic leadership on mass marketing and communications relating to fundraising using fundraising metrics, best practice and benchmarking
  • Determine data segmentation that supports the strategic direction of the University including conducting the Quality Assurance of data
  • Management of the Regular Giving project budgets and projections for all appeal initiatives
  • Drive the proactive mass marketing programs that engage the broader alumni and wider University of Melbourne community regarding the University's philanthropic strategy
  • Develop appeal copy for DM, eDM, website/online and social media, including seeking impact stories from alumni, ensuring all communications are written in the UoM ‘voice'
  • About You You should have an exemplary ability to build and sustain highly effective working relationship with people from a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds, including senior and executive management, staff and colleagues, donors and external clients. The successful candidate will also have excellent organisational skills, including the ability to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proven experience of facilitating collaboration across an organisation to implement organisation-wide mass communications for fundraising is also important.

    You will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant training, education and experience, with substantial fundraising and/or marketing experience
  • Proven success in delivering multi-channel and mid-level giving campaigns fostering community, retention and growth
  • Detailed understanding and proficiency in the analysis of fundraising metrics as they apply to regular/annual giving, and a demonstrated knowledge of industry standards and how they can be used to drive growth
  • High level of proficiency with organisation-wide CRM databases, ideally Salesforce
  • Experience in marketing, including the development of materials, timelines and mass communications
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
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    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including your resume and a brief cover letter, including your response against the following selection criteria:

  • Proven success in delivering multi-channel and mid-level giving campaigns fostering community, retention and growth
  • For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

    Applications close: 12th February 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Advertised: 20 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 12 Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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