Philanthropy Assistant

Melbourne, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • $65,155 - $74,844 + super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The Global Development Portfolio is responsible for making RMIT genuinely global in operations and outlook. Under the leadership of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Development) and Vice President, the portfolio:

Leads and coordinates RMIT's global education partnerships,

Identifies, reviews and harnesses opportunities to further enhance RMIT's global model,

Coordinates enterprise-wide fundraising and alumni activities,

Manages global mobility opportunities for RMIT students.

In addition, it connects and coordinates RMIT's presences throughout the world including RMIT entities in Australia, Vietnam and Europe (Spain) and representative offices in other countries.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

As an integral member of the philanthropy team, the Philanthropy Assistant will play a key role in delivering exemplary donor stewardship, coordinating initial enquiries received via RMIT Giving line and via email, receipting and acknowledging donations, supporting and delivering key donor and prospecting events, and providing outstanding administrative support to enable the smooth delivery of RMIT's philanthropy strategy.

Skills & Experience Required

This role requires an enthusiastic, motivated individual with a can-do attitude and exemplary customer service. The Philanthropy assistant needs to be flexible, collaborative, demonstrate initiative and be a good communicator. In addition, you will have a high level of administrative and time management skills. You will also have experience in delivering a range of stakeholder events with strong oral, written and communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail. A high degree of proficiency with MS Office applications and experience using databases will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit and search using job#563691 or for further information please contact Rebecca Booth on +61 3 9925 3725.

Applications close on Tuesday 24th April 2018.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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