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Prospect Relationship Manager

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Relationship Management

The position

The Relationship Manager role is aimed at contacting and re-engaging with high net worth (HNW) prospects identified in World Vision Australia’s database to contribute to growing the major gifts program. The Relationship Manager will act as a key support to the Prospect Development team which identifies and researches prospects for the Middle and Philanthropy teams within Private Funding. You will be contacting and building relationships via phone and email with dormant prospects across a 12-month period and transitioning these prospects into first active donors and then to the major donor team. Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support our mission of empowering Australians to create meaningful change for the world’s most vulnerable children and adults.

In addition to this you will:

  • Regularly and accurately update contact details, activities and relationship strategies for each client in Salesforce database CRM in line with World Vision Australia’s Information Management policy
  • Set up face to face meetings between willing prospects and the major donor RMs in each state
  • Develop in-depth knowledge on World Vision Australia product suite to diligently align supporter preference

Who we’re looking for 

As the successful applicant, you will have a breadth of capabilities, including the ability to inspire donors and identify, initiate and sustain new relationships. You will:

  • Be self motivated and driven, with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage people
  • Have a natural interest in people and know how to approach them, you have good instincts
  • Be a self starter who is creative and can think outside the box
  • Proficiency with donor/customer databases for donor engagement, analysis, and reporting
  • Previous experience in partnership fundraising
  • Be experienced in the use of CRM (i.e. Salesforce)
  • Have Tertiary qualifications (advantageous)

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for  children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work. 

We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website:  

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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