Grammar School is one of Australia’s leading independent schools, with a
tradition of excellence spanning more than 160 years. Melbourne Grammar School
prides itself on its inclusive, community-focused culture in which student
effort and achievement are recognised and celebrated. This culture is further
enhanced by a network of highly engaged staff and parents, the knowledge and
experience of its alumni, full enrolment, the depth of its community
connections and its long philanthropic history.
With the support
of the School’s new Headmaster, Philip Grutzner, as well as the School Council
and Whole School Executive, Melbourne Grammar School is committed to taking a
more strategic approach to its development activity with a view to raising the
profile of philanthropy across the School. Melbourne Grammar is now seeking a
new Head of Development who will lead this change, with responsibility for the
strategic and operational leadership of the development team and its programs.
to the Director of Community Relations with regular contact with the Headmaster,
you will develop and lead the strategy to grow philanthropic income for the Melbourne
Grammar Foundation’s four philanthropic pillars - namely the Indigenous
Programme, Buildings and Grounds, Scholarship Fund and the Melbourne Grammar
School Endowment Fund. This will be achieved
by integrating the full suite of development programs, including annual and
regular giving, major gifts, scholarships and bequests, to secure a strong and
diversified income stream.
be successful, you will have a proven track record in a similar fundraising
role, gained within the independent education sector, the higher education
sector, or a relevant not-for-profit environment. With outstanding communications skills, you will
enjoy building and motivating a small team to achieve shared goals while
working with the broader Community Relations team, the Melbourne Grammar School
Foundation Board, senior volunteers and the Whole School Executive team to
enhance all facets of the fundraising function.
For a confidential
discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jocelyn Kelty, Director, or
Judith Marks, Senior Consultant, Richmond Associates, Australia Office on +61
(0)2 8218 2185, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org