Major Gift Fundraiser, Domestic

Melbourne, Australia
04 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Trinity College is a vibrant, diverse community, inspiring and enabling students of exceptional promise from Australia and around the world in its various educational programs, including a Residential College, a Theological School and a Pathways School. Trinity offers a warm collegiate workplace set amongst the leafy environs and historic buildings of Melbourne University’s oldest college, founded in 1872. The College’s educational programs are supported by a number of shared services departments including the Advancement Office.

The Trinity College Advancement Department is a team of development and alumni relations professionals whose mission is to build strong, lifelong relationships with Trinity College’s constituents; match donors' interests with the College’s needs and priorities; and secure the financial resources necessary for Trinity College to achieve its strategic purpose.

The College is seeking to appoint an International Major Gifts Fundraiser responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects for support of Trinity’s Colleges initiatives. This position will focus on domestic prospects – both Individuals but also Trusts and Foundations and will be responsible for building and maintaining a consistently high number of relationships with the anticipation of raising significant resources for the College over time.

The successful applicant will have a tertiary qualification relevant to the role with considerable fundraising or related Sales/Marketing experience. Effective communication within the Advancement team and with key staff from other divisions in the College, particularly the Pathways School, as well as successful engagement with the wider College community is paramount to the success of this role.

Salary Range: 

Band 5, attractive salary (to be negotiated with the successful candidate) plus 10% superannuation and 17.5% Leave Loading


Scott Charles, Director of Advancement


0417 685 619

Please submit a cover letter, your resume and your response to the key selection criteria in your application either in PDF or word format.

Applications should be emailed to Human Resources, Trinity College: by 9:00 am Friday 12 January 2018