Established more than 70 years ago, QIMR Berghofer is a world-leading
medical research institute based in Brisbane.
The Institute boasts approximately 900 scientists, students and support
staff, and 65 state-of-the-art laboratories, and has grown to become one of
Australia’s largest and most successful medical research institutes.
The Philanthropy team is critical to the
ongoing success of the Institute, securing philanthropic funds to enable QIMR
Berghofer’s vital research in cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and
chronic disorders to continue now and into the future.
Reporting to the
Philanthropy Manager and leading a small team, you will manage the Gifts in Wills
program to maximise the generation of funds from bequests to support QIMR
Berghofer’s current and future research programs. Specifically, this will
involve generating new leads, engaging and developing strong relationships with
confirmed and prospective bequestors, and promoting the benefits and value of
leaving a gift in will to the Institute.
You will bring a track record of managing
a gifts in wills, bequests or major donor program and have the ability to confidently
engage with individuals at all stages of life. Demonstrated experience building relationships with strategically important
external individuals and stakeholders, combined with an affinity with the mission and values of QIMR
experience in a relationship or business development role using skills and
experience directly transferable to a bequest program will also be
To arrange a confidential discussion about this newly created role please
contact Judith Marks, Senior Consultant, Australia Office, Richmond Associates
on +61 2 8218 2185 or email@example.com.