Private Giving & Bequests Co-ordinator (RBGV 3.1)

Job posted: 12/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Royal Botanic Gardens Board

Salary: $71,193 - $78,819

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/421932_A

Reference: VG/421932_A

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $71,193 - $78,819

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Opportunity to work at an iconic Victorian landmark
  • Ongoing, full time position
  • South Yarra location

About our organisation

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (RBGV) is one of the world's leading botanic gardens and a centre of excellence for horticulture, science, public engagement, inclusion and learning. 

At RBGV, our mission is to safeguard plants and plant knowledge for the wellbeing of people and the planet. We play a meaningful role in people's everyday lives, offering extraordinary opportunities to engage with nature for mental, physical, social and community wellbeing. Our interpretation, research programs and living landscapes support visitors of all ages to understand their role in protecting Victoria's vital and fragile biodiversity and in creating a sustainable future for all. We are also a vital contributor to Melbourne as a resilient city, proudly supporting multiple tourism and hospitality businesses within our sites.The Traditional Owners of the lands upon which we work and learn are the peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and acknowledge traditional wisdom in plant, land and water management of this precious country for over 40000 years.

About the Role

The Private Giving & Bequests Co-ordinator contributes to the delivery of the Royal Botanic Gardens fundraising plan with a focus on individual donors giving less than $5,000 and bequestors. The role builds strong engagement between RBGV and individual donors and bequestors, through implementation of donor cultivation and stewardship activities and persuasive communication about the social impact of RBGV's programs, gardens and collections.  The role works with the broader Development Marketing and Communications team to meet agreed financial and engagement targets.

About You

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, or commensurate professional experience in NFP fundraising. Furthermore, you have demonstrated experience in coordinating private giving and bequests programs, sound knowledge of fundraising principles and practices, and an equal understanding of how marketing and fundraising work closely together to achieve objectives. You will have excellent rapport building skills, liaising confidently with both internal and external stakeholders. You are well versed in making decisions and problem solving, and adopt an open, collaborative approach to your work, ensuring desired outcomes are achieved. 

All other key selection criteria can be found in the position description which is located under the attachments heading on the Victorian Government Careers website.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please visit the Vic Gov Careers website at http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au. To be considered for this position you must submit a recent resume along with a document responding to each of the Key Selection Criteria as stated in the position description. Applications will only be accepted via the Victorian Government website.

Enquiries can be directed to recruitment@rbg.vic.gov.au.

RBGV is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our organisation is a proudly child safe organisation and committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.


Private Giving & Bequests Co-ordinator (RBGV 3.1)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

RBGV 3.1


Development Lead | recruitment@rbg.vic.gov.au

Private Giving & Bequests Co-ordinator (RBGV 3.1)