Gifts in Wills Officer

Job posted: 09/11/2021
Applications close: 29/11/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 20642

Reference: 20642

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation.

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories.


Peter Mac’s Gifts in Wills program is responsible for promoting gifts in wills to new and existing Peter Mac supporters and plays a crucial role in generating significant income to support Peter Mac’s life-saving research.

Reporting to the Gifts in Wills and Estates Manager, you will be responsible for the acquisition, cultivation and solicitation of gifts in wills prospects, and for the stewardship of confirmed bequestors and their annual giving through personal donor engagement, primarily through telephone and direct mail.

Your friendly, engaging nature, emotional intelligence and previous experience in fundraising, customer service, telemarketing or face-to-face will see you develop strong, meaningful relationships with new and existing gifts in wills prospects and donors. This fast-paced environment will have you integrating closely with all areas of the Foundation team. This opportunity is part time, 64 hours per fortnight.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in donor development and solicitation (Gifts in Wills experience an advantage), or customer service

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and negotiation skills, with the ability to relate sensitively to people, especially people of a senior age

  • Competent in maintaining information for consistent and regular recording and reporting of engagement activity

  • Demonstrated ability to work productively both autonomously and as a member of a team

  • Sound knowledge of using fundraising databases (ideally Raiser’s Edge) and Microsoft Office suite

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging/ADOs

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Central City Location

  • Training and Development Program

Please note all applicants must address the selection criteria.

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Bethan Hazell - 03 85596781
Carl Young - 03 85597777

Gifts in Wills Officer