Senior Advancement Manager - Bequests & Planned Giving

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$105,640.91 - $111,790.30
29 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Queensland Advancement

Throughout its history, The University of Queensland has benefited from the support of its alumni and friends to enhance funding, to deliver world-class research and allow students to reach their full potential. The modern research-intensive University is supported by a partnership of significant philanthropy and leveraged grants from the government.

The Development and Philanthropy portfolio leads philanthropic fundraising efforts across The University of Queensland. The team leads and coordinates the University's fundraising activities and programs with respect to principal and major gifts from individuals and organisations, bequests and planned giving, leadership annual giving, and the University's major fundraising campaigns.

The role

The Senior Advancement Manager, Bequests and Planned Giving works to develop and execute an ambitious strategy to increase bequests and planned gifts to The University of Queensland.

The Senior Advancement Manager, Bequests and Planned Giving develops and implements programs that engage individuals who may be interested in leaving bequests and planned gifts to The University of Queensland, as well as managing a high quality portfolio of potential bequest prospects, building strong relationships with these individuals and established benefactors and/or key influencers, in line with The University of Queensland's strategic priorities.

The person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications and extensive experience in a field relevant to fundraising and philanthropy. You should have substantial experience in developing, implementing and administering strategic fundraising programs, including a strong understanding of bequests fundraising, as well as exceptional communications skills and qualities in tact, diplomacy, ethics and confidentiality. 

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.  Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 9. The remuneration package will be in the range $105,641 - $111,790 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $128,280 - $130,794 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact the Director, Development and Philanthropy, Mr Andrew Pentland on +61 7 334 63929 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and statement of not more than 3 pages addressing Selection Criteria.

Please note, applications for this role close on Monday 19 December, however candidates will not be contacted and interviews will not be held before Monday 16 January.

For information on completing the application process click here.