Senior Philanthropy Manager - Monash Health Foundation

Job posted: 13/04/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 51081

Reference: 51081

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


Monash Health Foundation is the fundraising arm of Monash Health, nurturing and encouraging philanthropic support, so we can provide positive experiences for the people we care for.   Our donors support vital equipment, employee training, medical research, capital projects and patient wellbeing initiatives.  Our team of fundraising professionals is here to help make a difference in the lives of Monash Health patients and employees, supporting good health for our community.

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 18,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

A day in the life

The Senior Philanthropy Manager plays an integral role in the Foundations five-year plan to substantially increase revenue through implementing a best-practice approach to secure significant philanthropic gifts across the whole of Monash Health.  Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Develop and maintain a keen understanding of Monash Health Foundation’s fundraising model and of Monash Health’s funding needs. 

  • Identify an extensive prospect list and philanthropy pipeline, qualify and solicit ongoing and significant philanthropic gifts and secure ongoing and increased revenue.

  • Develop and maintain customised ‘moves-management’ plans and adhere to the process, culminating in significant asks and repeat donations. 

  • Assist in the research, develop and presentation of proposals where required. Assist with the development of funding proposal concepts for complex collaborative initiatives and the organisation’s ambitious ideas. 

  • Consult with key Monash Health leaders to develop major gift opportunities and to leverage their existing relationships with major donors and prospects to develop giving opportunities and formulate individualised strategies for each donor. 

  • Support two Philanthropy Managers.

Whilst the Monash Health Foundation office is based at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, we are happy to discuss a hybrid model to work remotely.

What you bring:

  • Experience in and an understanding of the Australian philanthropic community.

  • Experience coordinating and drafting proposals and acquittal documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop a variety of philanthropic relations, and to make ‘the ask’.

  • Work autonomously and creatively and strong organisational and management skills.

  • Work with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external and in a team environment.

On a personal level, you:

  • Are naturally curious and interested in others and in public health.

  • Maintain the highest standards of integrity and confidentiality, and exercise sound judgment and professionalism always.

  • Prioritise your workload and demonstrate strong time management skills.

  • Are a positive, go-getter.

What you need:

  • An undergraduate qualification or an equivalent, alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and experience.

  • An understanding of the Australian Philanthropic Community.

  • Experience in applying creative approaches to major gifts fundraising.

  • Experience of successfully developing or implementing major gifts fundraising programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with different stakeholders.

Monash Health is a great place to work.  Our employees enjoy Employee Benefits such as:  

  • Friendly and supportive culture

  • Salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • A comprehensive Health & Wellbeing program

  • Free flu vaccinations

  • Travel Clinic and Employee Imaging Service

  • Private health insurance at discounted rates

  • +more. 

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, why not apply?!  If you’d like a confidential discussion to explore the opportunity further, you are welcome to contact Daraus Mirza on (03) 9594 2866. 

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

If you are already working at Monash Health, please apply using you Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact the Recruitment Services team – recruitment@monashhealth.org

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Daraus Mirza - +61 3 9594 2700

Senior Philanthropy Manager - Monash Health Foundation