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Relationship Manager (Major Donors)

Staff Vacancies

  • Do you have a passion for ministry and sharp business skills?
  • Lead the implementation of TEAR’s major gifts strategy
  • Flexible work - full time or part time | Blackburn, Victoria

About TEAR

TEAR is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice. We work in partnership with our supporters toward a just and compassionate world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve their God-given potential. To work at TEAR is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect. TEAR offers a friendly and flexible work environment, and will challenge you on your faith and justice journey.

Your job

The Relationship Manager cares for how people steward their finances and helps them discern giving opportunities to TEAR’s work. You will build tailored relationships with supporters and prospective supporters that have the capacity to make major gifts. Specifically you will establish activities including strategy, planning, goal setting, prospect research and cultivation, relationship management, and performance measurements, with a focus to secure increased income year on year to support our work of justice around the globe. This is a great flexible job which has the potential to be worked during school hours.

Is this you?

  • You have a pastoral heart combined with a business development head
  • You have the ability to plan the next step, create opportunities, find new relationships and generate growth with purpose.
  • You can build rapport quickly, value others and have a natural ability to engage supporters.
  • You have high emotional intelligence; you’re aware of your impact on others, can recognise cues and adjust your approach accordingly.
  • You have account management and business development experience; particularly managing one to one relationships.
  • You love to prospect, meet people and engage in networking.
  • You see yourself as a trusted advisor; you have a passion for giving as a ministry.

Position Description

Download the Position Description

Be a part of it?

Send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

In your cover letter tell us:

  1. Why you want to be our Relationship Manager (Major Donor).
  2. Tell us about the most significant strategy you have delivered.
  3. Address the ‘Position Requirements’ in the Position Description.

Position Location:

Blackburn, Melbourne


Contact Ben Allsop - 03 9264 7000

TEAR Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children. We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together. We are committed to equal opportunity and aspire to create an inclusive workplace. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.