Philanthropy and Giving Lead (inSpire)

The Philanthropy and Giving Lead is responsible for strategy development, managing and implementing a range of fundraising activities. This role is part of the Sector and Community Division and supports the management of income streams from multiple fundraising channels, building donor relations and funding partners, and driving the overall financial growth and sustainability of the inSpire program.


inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (inTouch) provides person-centred, integrated and culturally responsive family violence services to people from migrant and refugee communities across Victoria. We have assisted over 20,000 women and children experiencing family violence throughout our 38 years of operation, providing a holistic service that centres the experiences of victim-survivors in everything we do.

inTouch works across the family violence continuum, providing culturally informed early intervention, case management, programs for men who use violence, legal advice, crisis recovery and enhanced capacity-building across the sector and community. We are proud to provide high-level leadership and guidance to all levels of government with our evidence-based, victim-survivor informed advocacy and policy work.


  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in business or a related discipline, and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a related field.
  2. Minimum three years professional experience in a fundraising setting, and an in-depth understanding of fundraising strategies, principles, and evaluation, including in the not-for-profit sector.
  3. Demonstrated experience coordinating the end-to-end delivery of multi-channeled direct marketing and fundraising campaigns to acquire and retain donors, working across fundraising appeals and giving programs.
  4. Proven track record in establishing and nurturing strong relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including corporate, philanthropic, donors, partners, and other key funders.
  5. Demonstrated ability to use Client Relationship Management (CRM) and relevant IT systems to support fundraising activities, analysis, and administration.
  6. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, show initiative and be responsive and flexible in an environment with time pressures and multiple priorities.
  7. Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills


  1. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply
  2. Experience working within a community service and/or a multicultural setting.

Personal Attributes:

  • Genuine commitment to social justice and to assisting migrant and refugee women and children.
  • Able to establish and maintain respectful relationships with people at all levels, forges useful partnerships with people across business areas, functions and organizations and sensitively manages stakeholder relationships.
  • Resilience to persevere to achieve goals, even in the face of obstacles, and remain flexible and in control under pressure.

inTouch has an Equal Opportunity Exemption (H143/2018) and requests applications from those who identify as female only.

To apply, please send an email to requesting a Position Description using the subject line “Philanthropy and Giving Lead”. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis, please apply at your earliest convenience.

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