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New Partnerships Consultant

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Job Advertisement: New Partnerships Consultant – WorldShare Connect

  • Help grow a new initiative of supporting Christian organisations in Australia with their charitable international activities
  • Use your networking and business development skills to forge new partnerships
  • Flexible role


We're seeking a high-energy people-person with great B2B sales (or related) experience to join our team on a 12 month contract (with possible ongoing opportunities).

In this role, you'll use your networks with Australian churches and Christian organisations to identify and develop new partnerships with local ministries who want to increase the effectiveness of their international charitable activities. In this role, you will be able to play a key role in moving WorldShare Connect from a start-up phase to a growth phase through establishing new partnerships.

You'll be joining our small but passionate team and making a huge difference for both Australian ministries, while also helping change lives of the outcast and forgotten around the world.


For over 75 years, WorldShare has existed to transform lives and restore hope around the world, by connecting Australians with people in need overseas, so that together, we love like Jesus. We are a Christian aid and development organisation which loves and empowers the outcast and forgotten through education, health and sharing the gospel. We work through local Christian partnerships in Africa and Asia to bring lasting change to communities.

WorldShare Connect is a new initiative of WorldShare Australia started in 2020, to help Australian Christian organisations “connect” more effectively with their supporters and overseas partners. We improve organisational efficiencies, simplify administrative responsibilities and build the fundraising and supporter engagement capabilities of small faith-based ministries. We do this by leveraging our knowledge, skills and back-end systems and processes, which we have developed over our 75 year history.


Grow WorldShare Connect by:

  • Promoting WorldShare Connect to the Australian Christian Community (through using your personal and professional networks; undertaking a public relations launch targeted towards key Christian media (radio, print, social) and attending strategic events such as Christian conferences.
  • Identifying and exploring potential new partnerships, which are suitable, aligned with WorldShare Connect’s services and purposes, and provide sustainable value for both partners.
  • Onboarding at least four new partnerships.


  • You are passionate about the role and mission of grassroots, relational Christian aid and development activities.
  • You want to help ensure Christian organisations operate as effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • You are familiar with and known within the Australian Christian community, having strong church and Christian organisation networks.
  • You have sound experience in business development, fundraising, and/or sales.
  • You are a people-person, able to engage in strong and strategic partnerships, and thrive in developing connections and managing stakeholders.
  • You are results-oriented and relish the opportunity to work with a high degree of autonomy and ownership.

Optional employment arrangements will be considered (consultancy/contract) to fit around your existing arrangements. We’re open to discuss any options that may work for you.


Send your cover letter and a CV to WorldShare’s CEO – Joanna Mansfield, In your cover letter, tell us how you heard about the position, why you’d like it and how you are a good fit.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be closed once the successful applicant has been appointed.

The Listing
Area: Negotiable, Negotiable
Status: Contract / Temp
Date: Not specified
Joanna Mansfield
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