Foundation Manager, Sydney Peace Foundation

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • Part time (three days per week. 0.6 FTE) fixed term for one year from start date with the possibility of a renewal
  • Opportunity to play a critical role in a foundation that showcases solutions that prove that peace with justice is possible
  • Base Salary (HEO7) $100,032 - $108,979 + 17% superannuation (pro rata)

The Opportunity

The Sydney Peace Foundation  showcases solutions that prove that peace with justice is possible. It promotes peace, justice, and nonviolence by recognising the world’s most important leaders for peace with the Sydney Peace Prize, Australia’s international prize for peace The recipients of the Peace Prize offer powerful solutions for the world’s most urgent challenges. The spotlight the Foundation shines on these global changemakers from around the world elevates their voices, shares their message with Australia and the world, and energizes public debate.

Applications are invited for the appointment of Foundation Manager to support the translation of the Foundation’s strategic objectives into operational plans and actions for the development and growth of the Foundation. As a leadership role of the Sydney Peace Foundation this position involves delivering the Sydney Peace Prize program in addition to building strategic partnerships with philanthropists and foundations, business, and civil society leaders and engaging the Council to drive the Foundations growth.

In association with the Sydney Peace Foundation Executive Council, the Manager will plan and manage the annual Sydney Peace Prize program including nominations process; manage the office, staff and accounts of the Sydney Peace Foundation; develop and manage a high-profile campaign that involves public events, media, and community engagement; and develop and coordinate philanthropic giving, supporter giving and other fundraising initiatives.

About you

  • Tertiary qualifications in business or NFP management or other relevant degree.
  • Relevant work experience in areas such as communication and fundraising, organizational management, campaigning, advocacy, social justice, public engagement, public policy, non-profit administration and governance, project management, and managing complex projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to raise funds, and with an extensive network.
  • Understanding of planning and delivering effective and impactful public engagement programs including online communications, strategic media management, and successful large-scale events.
  • Experience in influencing, negotiating and working collaboratively with a group of diverse stakeholders and partners across public, private and community sectors, and ability to deal with difficult people in a strategic, productive, and compassionate way.
  • Financial management experience and literacy, experience managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure for a project.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Pre-employment checks

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Your employment is conditional upon the completion of pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Justyn Griffin

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