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Director of Partnerships

  International Justice Mission -
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Position Description: Director of Partnerships

Who we are 

International Justice Mission is the global leader in protecting the world’s poorest people from violence in the developing world. Our global team is at work in over 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America. Together we are catalysing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for people in poverty unstoppable. 

International Justice Mission Australia, established in 2014, partners with IJM Global to deliver justice programs overseas and grow the movement of Australians seeking justice for the oppressed.  

The Values 

IJM is Christian, Professional and Bridge Building.  Our Christian value manifests not only in our motivation but in our culture and work environment, including daily devotions, stillness and prayer. 

The Position

IJM Australia has a solid foundation of generous mid-major supporters and a growing

Corporate Partnership portfolio. We are therefore seeking an experienced Director of Partnerships to lead the Partnerships Division in acquiring, maintaining and growing the mid-major supporter segment (including mid-major donations, philanthropy, foundations and corporate partnerships).

Reporting to the Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer, the Director of Partnerships will:

  • Lead a dynamic team of Relationship managers, driving towards strategic goals, planning for the mid-major/corporate segment
  • Develop the current mid-major/corporate supporter base to double in giving by 2024
  • Give input to the Chief Marketing & Partnerships Officer for the annual budget, both forecasting opportunity and expense budgets

Skills, Experience and Attributes 

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A deep conviction for justice and ending slavery
  • Previously led and worked with mid-major donor segments
  • Previously worked in, or partnered with, a corporate environment and approach
  • Experience growing and maintaining a major donor segment, preferably able to demonstrate strategic and creative approaches that delivered results
  • Experience leading a team and demonstrated ability to develop individuals
  • The ability to present in a variety of contexts, including but not limited to: 1:1 engagements, small intimate gatherings of major donors, large corporate events
  • Knowledge of Salesforce

You will also be:

  • Focused and target driven, yet highly relational
  • Have the ability to rally a team together towards set targets and KPIs

What we offer:

  • An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients IJM is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals - characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
  • Opportunity to professionally develop your skills and attributes
  • Leadership opportunities through leading and developing a team
  • Opportunity for spiritual formation
  • Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of QE


Please send a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position including your demonstrated commitment to IJM Australia’s values as detailed above, along with your current CV to

IJM Australia is interviewing and recruiting for this position as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

The Listing
Area: St Leonards, Sydney, NSW
Status: Full Time
Date: Not specified
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