Key Supporter Manager (Gifts In Wills And Mid-Value)

Newtown, Sydney NSW
Full time

About Us

The Shepherd Centre (TSC) is a highly regarded not-for-profit, providing specialised programs for children with hearing loss and their families. Our programs meet the needs of children of all ages; from our world-leading early intervention program for babies and toddlers, through to our mentoring program ‘Hear for You’ for school-aged children and teenagers. We have been empowering generations of children with hearing loss to listen, speak and have a voice for over 50 years, creating a world of choice and amplifying possibility. 

TSC currently supports over 900 families all over Australia, providing in-person and online support from 10 locations across NSW, ACT, Queensland and Tasmania. Our global platform HearHub, supports health professionals working with children with hearing loss all over the world.

About the Role

As we continue to grow and expand our services to more children and families, we have a number of exciting projects happening right across the organisation.

The Key Supporter Manager role generates income across both the Gifts in Wills and Mid-Value Donor programs. This role oversees the development and implementation of innovative and multi-channel strategies that focus on nurturing relationships with gifts in Wills prospects and mid-value donors amongst our current donor base and new supporters. The role will develop mutually beneficial relationships with these donors and achieve the fundraising targets as set by the fundraising strategy. The role will move gifts in Wills prospects to confirmed status, as well as stewarding mid-value donors to move them to major gifts and gifts in Wills programs.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with confirmed and prospective gifts in Wills and mid-value donors
  • Producing and delivering engaging content, to promote gifts in Wills to existing donors and non-donors
  • Maintaining individualised stewardship programs for gifts in Wills donors and mid-value donors
  • Monthly tracking of gift in Wills and mid-value program activities
  • Developing and maintaining In Memory fundraising initiatives
  • Planning and executing mid-value stewardship events
  • Liaising with estate management provider
  • Providing regular updates on program performance
  • Managing income and expense budgets and reforecast if required 
  • Ensuring ongoing data hygiene improvements

About You

The successful candidate for this role will ideally have:

  • At least 3 years experience in Fundraising
  • Previous experience in gifts in Wills and/or mid-value donors 
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed spoken, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. 
  • Willingness to obtain a Working with Children and NDIS Worker Check and obtain full vaccination for COVID-19 (3 doses)
  • Full working rights to work in Australia

Why Join The Shepherd Centre?

At The Shepherd Centre, we are passionate about improving outcomes for the children accessing our programs. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary with not-for-profit salary packaging – claim up to $15,900 of your salary tax free per year + meal entertainment expenses up to $2,650 per year
  • Flexible work hours, including options to work some days from home/remotely
  • A full Christmas and New Year shutdown period to recharge
  • Option to work a 9 day fortnight, with 1 day off per fortnight
  • Excellent internal professional and career development opportunities
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • A family friendly and professional company culture
  • Free confidential access to Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter, addressing how you meet the key requirements of the role. Closing date is Friday 12th July 2024.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we will be actively shortlisting applications as they are received. As such, this position may be filled prior to the closing date. If you have any questions about the role or require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to equitably participate in the recruitment process please contact [email protected]. We thank you for your application, but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please note: Under the The Shepherd Centre COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees and workers performing in-person work must be fully vaccinated with an Approved COVID-19 Vaccine and evidence is to be provided in the form of a current COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

The Shepherd Centre is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an accessible work environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion for everyone. Please let us know if you have any support or access requirements at the time of your application.

Please note we are recruiting this role directly, so no recruitment agencies at this time please.

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