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Destiny Rescue

Partnerships Managers

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Location: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth QLD, NSW, VOC,
Status: Negotiable
Name: Sharyn Longhurst
Phone: 1300 738 761

Partnerships Managers required in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth.

About the role

Destiny Rescue is seeking Partnership Managers in each state to raise awareness and funds to enable our vital work of rescuing children who have been sold into sexual slavery. This highly autonomous roles will see you building partnerships across corporates, individuals and churches in your capital city.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Partnerships, these newly created roles will grow Destiny Rescue's fundraising efforts in each capital city and across each state. These roles are based from home and we are looking for highly motivated individuals who want to use their unique skill set to make a difference to the lives of children.

To be successful in this role, you will have a history of delivering outstanding results in fundraising and partnership management and inspiring people to support our work to rescue children trapped in the sex trade. You will be a skilled networker and communicator, both to large groups, in boardrooms and in a one-on-one situation. The positions will be based in each state capital city, with an increased focus on corporate and church partnerships, and have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop new partnerships with corporates, major givers, churches, businesses and community groups to increase Destiny Rescue's profile, impact and influence.
  • Develop and implement strategies for growing Destiny Rescue's profile and fundraising opportunities in conjunction with the Executive Manager Partnerships.
  • Maintain and strengthen existing relationships with corporates, major givers, churches, businesses, and community groups.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of expansion strategies for all fundraising opportunities across your region.
  • Present and speak at corporates, businesses, conferences, churches, and events as required to highlight the work of Destiny Rescue with the aim of engaging new supporters and partners.

About You

We are seeking dynamic Partnerships Managers with a history of delivering outstanding results in fundraising, relationships, corporate, sales, and frontline leadership. To be successful in this role, you will have at least five years of experience in fundraising with corporates, major donors or churches, with strong networks across the corporate, major donor or church space in your region. You'll be a driven, innovative, and dynamic leader, who is flexible in their communication style but also thrives in a changing environment and is able to pioneer new opportunities across the state. You'll have an innate ability to generate new supporters and raise awareness for the cause and that will be your driving force each day.

Selection Criteria

Essential criteria

  • At least five years of experience in corporate, major donor or church fundraising, with demonstrated success in engaging with corporates, major donors or churches for fundraising in not-for-profit organisations.
  • A demonstrated capacity to generate new leads that lead to awareness raising and fundraising by developing and managing relationships with external stakeholders
  • Proven track record of generating significant gifts from high net worth individuals, corporates or churches.
  • Exemplary communication skills, including persuasive negotiating and public speaking abilities.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, including the ability to network with people of diverse ages and backgrounds.
  • Strong knowledge of your home state with strong existing networks across either corporate or churches.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Sales, Marketing, Communication or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management software (eg. Salesforce) and processes
  • Experience in a relationship building role (eg. fundraising, sales, account management)
  • Well-developed administrative skills
  • Current driver's licence
  • Current passport or willingness to secure one

Desirable Criteria

  • Ability to identify and utilise new technologies to support relationship management
  • Knowledge of the fight against human trafficking and international development.

How to apply for this role

To apply, please forward a cover letter, answers to the selection criteria and resume to Sharyn Longhurst

Only applications which include a cover letter addressing the criteria will be considered.

For all enquiries please contact:

Sharyn Longhurst
Destiny Rescue Australia
P: 1300 738 761

This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.


As part of our interview process and in an effort to protect its stakeholders, Destiny Rescue Limited will request a police check and information from a job applicant's previous employers regarding any incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, sexual harassment and child abuse which the applicant may have been found to have committed or about which an investigation was in progress when the applicant's employment ended. By applying job applicants confirm they have no objection to Destiny Rescue Limited requesting the information specified above.

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