Senior Development Executive

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
16 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2020
Ref
185/2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS
  • $103,263 to $116,306 pa (HEW 8)
  • ONGOING, FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS

Overview

Bring your passion for arts and culture to one of Australia’s youngest and most dynamic universities, as it embarks on a transformational journey to create Western Australia’s first comprehensive city university campus.

Learn more about ECU’s $695m Creative Industries, Business and Technology Campus here.

As the centrepiece of the recently announced Perth City Deal, Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) landmark City Campus will represent the future of University education. Opening in 2025, ECU will move its world-class creative industries portfolio, including the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), into the Perth CBD.

WAAPA has played a pivotal role in the careers of many of its stellar alumni, including Hugh Jackman, Frances O’Connor, Marcus Graham, William McInnes, Lisa McCune, Lucy Durack, and many more. It is also home to the internationally recognised Founding Pianos project.

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is responsible for building lifelong mutually beneficial relationships between the university’s alumni, business and the community, leading the university's fundraising agenda. The environment is exciting, varied, fast moving and meaningful.

A career defining opportunity exists for an experienced and talented fundraising expert to apply their skills to the development of ECU’s creative and performing arts portfolio, nurturing and developing ECU’s existing program whilst creating longer term opportunities that will be realised at the new campus.

Key capabilities

The successful candidate will be passionate about the opportunity to work with WAAPA, WA Screen Academy, Broadcasting and ECU’s creative industry programs, be results driven and will have a proven track record of fundraising in a senior position.

In addition, the successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects that involve budget, pipeline and data management
  • Possess experience in the writing of successful funding proposals/pitch documents
  • Demonstrate the ability to take the lead, mentor others and work highly effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Bring experience in developing and contributing to long-term fundraising strategies, programs and relationships that support organisational ambitions
  • Be networked and driven to grow relationships and connections

All ECU staff demonstrate personal attributes that are aligned with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time, Ongoing position attracts remuneration of $103,263 to $116,306 pa (Hew8) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Carolyn Hamilton on (08) 6304 6489 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your application including your resume and a statement (max 2 pages) that outlines your suitability for this role in reference to the information in this ad and the capabilities in the Position Description.

Closing Date:

Applications close on SUNDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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