Executive General Manager Philanthropy and Supporter Engagement

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Lyndsey Walker

Our client

The Burnet Institute is a leading Australian medical research and global health organisation who tirelessly work towards achieving better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions. With ground-breaking international programs such as Healthy Mothers, Health Babies, innovative public health programs, and world leading laboratory research programs The Burnet believes that every person in the world has an equal right to basic healthcare. A rare opportunity exists to drive income generation to support their mission and strategic plan to deliver improved health to the world's most neglected people.

The role

The Executive General Manager Philanthropy and Supporter Engagement is a newly created role, leading a team of dedicated professionals to create innovative new channels for income generation to support their programs. As part of the Senior Leadership team, there is a mandate to create a collaborative, strategic environment to create inspiring and engaging content which facilitates partner development. There is an opportunity to strengthen digital channels to engage with new donor audiences to broaden the demographic and develop a new supporter donor journey. Firmly within a growth phase The Burnet is seeking a leader who can think outside the box and be bold in their choices to drive supporter growth and income.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you must be an inspirational leader with ambition, drive and a finger on the pulse of current national and global trends in the fundraising space. You will be an innovator in the digital landscape and have a history of revenue generation through the development of new channels, utilising data and insights to support planning. You will also be a strong influencer, negotiator and communicator, leveraging relationships to further grow and develop your team's capacity to generate income. You will be a master storyteller, finding the right narrative to reach your audiences and captivate them with content that draws attention to the programs that Burnet Institute run so well.

To apply

Please click the Apply Now button or for a confidential conversation, please contact Lyndsey Walker on 03 8613 3518.

Six Degrees are the retained partner for this assignment. All direct applications will be forwarded to Six Degrees for consideration.

Applications close Sunday 9th June.