Senior Development Officer Australian National University Senior Development Officers Australia

Senior Development Officer



Job no: 529581

Work type: Continuing

Location: Canberra / ACT

Categories: Professional


Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)

Salary package: $78,956 - $91,157 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full time, Continuing


    Are you passionate about people and their stories?

    Do you have an eye and an ear for smart, strategic communication and relationship management?

    Are you highly organised and reliable, and thrive in a fast-paced, client-focused environment?

    Do you want to work in a growth sector where your skills and experience will be in high demand?

    Do you believe philanthropy has the power to change lives?


Position overview


Join a fun, friendly and growing team supporting Advancement at ANU. Our job is to build warm, productive relationships with donors, alumni and friends of ANU. Senior Development Officers are critical to the effective functioning of the Development team, and support the team with fundraising, relationship management, communications and special projects.


We value initiative, collaboration, and delivering high-quality results. There’s plenty of opportunities to progress for motivated individuals, and we support continuous learning and professional development.


In this role you will:


    Help craft skilful communications to persuade people of the transformative power of higher education

    Support our work with amazing donors to help deliver donations with social impact

    Pitch in and help out with events, letters, meetings, proposals and data entry, as well as developing your own portfolio of relationships to manage

    Support team efforts to sustainably scale up and improve our business processes

    Demonstrate our “culture of giving” through helpfulness, generosity and responsive, transparent communication.


If you’re in education, marketing, communications, media, journalism, sales or arts management, and looking for a new challenge – Advancement is the perfect next step!


ANU is a great place to work. Our benefits include:


    Professional, collaborative and supportive work environment

    Mentoring and ongoing career development

    Excellent remuneration and benefits packages including:                            

    Flexible working hours

    17% Superannuation Contributions

    Annual Leave Loading


For further information please contact Gwen Horsfield:


ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit


Application information


In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:


    A statement addressing the selection criteria.

    A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.


Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position.


Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.


Position Description & Selection Criteria


Advertised: 09 May 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 02 Jun 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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