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Gifts in Wills Manager
  • Work for one of Victoria’s favourite animal charities to deliver very significant fundraising for our cause
  • A strategic Gifts in Wills leadership opportunity
  • Join a high performing fundraising team and make a positive impact on the lives of animals
  • Full Time, East Burwood location

About the RSPCA

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation which promotes care and protection of animals through awareness campaigns and education programs. Across Victoria we offer community services including the work undertaken by our Inspectorate, veterinary clinics and animal care teams.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an environment that is underpinned by our values: respect, consideration, clarity, accountability, expertise and collaboration.

About the role

Working with the Head of Development and the wider fundraising team, the Gifts in Wills Manger has a vital role in building on our major fundraising program which delivers significant income for the welfare of our animals and our vision to end cruelty.

This leadership position includes developing, implementing and managing our current and future relationships with our many passionate supporters and finding way of inspiring them to realise their passions for helping animals by including a gift in their Will to RSPCA Victoria. You will also lead the implementation and promotion of our new pet legacy service, the Home Ever After program. This is a unique opportunity to drive increased levels of interest in gifts in Wills from pet owners and engage them with a powerful much-needed service.  

About you 

Your professional maturity and energy allow you to cultivate the strong interest in matching donor’s love for animals to help deliver on our organisations vision to end cruelty to animals. You will lead and contribute to the success of the wider Development team and broader organisation as a member of our Management team.

The right candidate has a minimum five years fundraising experience with proven success in relationship fundraising with a passion for Gifts in Wills. With outstanding communications skills, team leadership experience and exceptional time management, you and your team effectively manage donor expectations and provide a superior donor experience for one of Australia’s most loved and highly regarded charities.

How to Apply

This is an incredible opportunity to join a dedicated and passionate team making a difference to animals in need by raising much needed money and support to help us end cruelty.  

If you believe you can make a difference to the protection and welfare of all animals then please visit the advertisement for this position on our website at to download the position description (top right-hand corner) and to apply online with your CV and supporting cover letter as soon as possible. If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact John Boyle, Head of Development on (03) 9224 2528.

Click Apply Online to submit your application. Applications close Midnight on 15th December 2019.

Job Ref: JT000251
Submitted: 22-11-2019

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