Philanthropic Grants Manager

Job No: Berry2971
Location: Richmond, VIC

  • Philanthropic Grants Manager position with Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation
  • Richmond location
  • Full time, permanent position (part time negotiable for the right person)

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

About the role:

Berry Street is looking for a new Philanthropic Grants Manager with our current Manager of more than eight years deciding to move on. This role is part of the Philanthropy team, responsible for developing and managing relationships and generating financial support from Major Donors, Corporates, Bequests and Trusts and Foundations. The role aims to develop and manage relationships with philanthropic trusts and foundations to secure funding for innovation, specific projects and general support.

This role will undertake funding administration and support activities including matching projects with funding, managing contracts and preparing acquittal reporting.

This is a full time, permanent position (although we would consider part time for the right person) with a highly competitive salary to be negotiated dependant on experience, along with generous salary packaging.

About you:

The Philanthropic Grants Manager will identify Trust and Foundation funding opportunities and match Berry Street’s needs to funding opportunities. You will possess the ability to write submissions for funding, manage grant agreements and write funding acquittals in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.

You will be tertiary qualified and will have high-level networking and relationship-building skills, along with excellent time management skills. 

What Berry Street can offer you:

  • A thorough induction program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great friendly environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • Focus on positive work/life balance
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • An organisation that cares about you


For further information about this role, please refer to the position description.

Queries to Loretta Mannix-Fell, Senior Manager Philanthropy on 9429 9266

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm Sunday, 27 January 2019

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria template, please click here

Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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