Relationship/ Major Gifts Manager

February 7, 2019

– Flexible role: full-time (1.0 FTE) or part-time (0.6 FTE minimum)
– 12 month fixed term contract (parental leave cover)

IWDA is the leading Australian agency entirely focussed on women’s rights and gender equality in the Asia Pacific region. We are international, feminist and independent.

Beyond the impact we have in the world, we are well known for our supportive, friendly and inclusive team culture. Working with IWDA sees you working alongside a team of intelligent, driven and passionate women who genuinely live our values of Feminism, Accountability, Collaboration and Transformation every day.

The Relationship/ Major Gifts Manager holds a critical role within IWDA’s Strategic Engagement team. The right person will work closely with our wonderful donors, to help them achieve their vision of gender equality for all. This role holds responsibility for driving  IWDA’s Relationship Fundraising portfolio and bringing significant fundraising income (untied and tied) to the agency.

Working alongside a dedicated, passionate and professional team, CEO and Board, you will help IWDA achieve its goal of empowering women.

You are passionate about relationship management, sales and/or fundraising, women’s rights and gender equality

You  pride yourself on delivering excellent service and care for a portfolio of clients/ donors

You have demonstrated success utilising an existing portfolio of clients to meet sales or fundraising targets

You are a skilled verbal and written communicator with experience communicating with a variety of stakeholders

You take a data driven approach to your work and have a strong understanding of CRM systems (e.g. DonMan)

You possess strong financial acumen and experience in budget monitoring and management.

The full selection criteria are listed in the Position Description.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a rights-based international development agency committed to gender equality for all please download the position description and cover letter template (links below) and email your CV and cover letter to as soon as possible.  There is no closing date for this recruitment – we will review applications as they come in and invite suitable candidates for interview. Please direct queries to this email address.

Position Description – Relationship Major Gifts Manager

Cover letter template

International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) has an EEO exemption (H112/2018) and requests applications from women only. IWDA encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and women with disabilities to apply. Any offer of employment will require a National Police Check and endorsement of IWDA’s Child Protection Code of Conduct. All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Australia.