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Partnership Development Officer

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Empart is a dynamic, international ministry that exists to bring holistic transformation to individuals and communities in Asia. Our primary goal is to see 100,000 communities transformed by 2030.

We value making disciples,
we love pioneering,
we're into empowering partnerships
and we make sacrificial commitments.
We do radical dependence on God
and choose to live generously...
so that lives will be transformed!

Our name, Empart, has been derived from the words ‘empowering’ and ‘partnering’. We prioritise partnerships that empower one another in a mutually beneficial way.

Role Purpose:
The Partnership Development Officer will be responsible for the growth and development of Empart Australia as they connect with existing donors and develop new partnerships. The role will focus on fundraising, connecting donors and partners with the vision and mission of Empart. The successful candidate will be a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ with experience in fundraising and extensive sales skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and build deep relationships with Major Donors
  • Design and implement a servicing guideline for contact and donor movement activities
  • Design and Implement Major Donor Strategies to raise funds using Major Donor products and marketing materials
  • Create attractive events for new and existing Donors
  • Create programs and strategies to train and work in conjunction with volunteers
  • Communicate in churches including preaching and demonstrating
  • Create synergies with Community Groups, businesses, local councils
  • Create and implement Major Donor Strategy for VIC
  • Complex Conflict Resolution
  • Design and Implement an Advocate strategy including Training, inspiring and mentoring.
  • Build Church Relationships and mission networks throughout Victoria
  • Mentor Businesses in building CSR relationships and strategy.
  • Mentor Churches Leaders in Missional Strategy
  • Create deepening relationships with Church Pastors

Fundraising and Partnership Development

  • Fundraising through the development of transformative partnerships
  • Establish strong positive relationships with partners and potential partners
  • Networking and building relationship with strategic influencers and donors
  • Passionately and effectively tell the transforming stories of Empart

Business Development

  • Create strategic opportunities to speak and connect on behalf of Empart
  • Motivate, inspire and lead strategic Partner Development Teams to visit field projects


  • A strong understanding and competence in fundraising best practices
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a sales focused role
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Shows self-motivation and initiative with a positive and professional approach to work
  • Ability to project confidence and network with influencers
  • Strong communicator that can speak at church services and business functions


  • Ideal candidate is working full time, however part time candidates will be considered. Hours are flexible with some weekends and evening work as required
  • Willingness to travel required

For more information:

Contact Mrs Fiona Hall for a detailed position description and to submit your detailed CV.
Ph: 03 9723 9989 (office hours)

The Listing
Area: Melbourne or Brisbane or Gold Coast, Negotiable
Status: Negotiable
Date: Not specified
Mrs Fiona Hall
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03 9723 9989

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