Prospect Research Manager

Sydney, Australia
02 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you’ll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Macquarie University Office of Advancement oversees the University's fundraising and alumni engagement efforts. The Office of Advancement is entering an exciting growth phase, which will build the University's advancement capacity and position the University to embark on a multi-year comprehensive fundraising campaign.

The Role 

Using your exceptional research and analytical skills, you will identify and manage a pipeline of prospective donors for fundraising programs and activities supporting teaching, research and patient care conducted by Macquarie University and Macquarie University Hospital.

This role will leverage your previous fundraising experience and well-developed relationship building skills with your understanding of electronic prospecting resources and talent for astute analysis.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 3 pages) which addresses the criteria below and upload this and your CV as part of the application process:

  • Demonstrated skill and experience in prospect identification, research and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising, preferably in the higher education sector.
  • Demonstrated skill building and managing relationships with key stakeholders, including influencing donors.
  • Demonstrated ability developing processes and protocols for obtaining and managing prospect data
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in writing prospect profiles and other written reports.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Salary Package:  HEW Level 8- From $96,328 to $107,186 p.a. plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

Specific Role Enquiries: Hedda Paisley on or +61 2 9850 6132

General Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Kruup, HR Consultant on   or +61 2 9850 4880

Applications Close: Sunday 17 September 2017 at 11.55pm

Position Description:  Prospect Research Manager_8.pdf

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.