Development Manager Needed


Reports to: Director of Development
Contract terms: Three years
Hours of work: Full-time
Commencement: ASAP
Salary and Benefits: $65,000-$75,000 plus superannuation and salary packaging
Location: Glebe, Sydney 

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, one of the world’s leading respiratory and sleep research institutes, seeks an outstanding, goal-oriented achiever with excellent communication skills to lead and manage the Institute’s philanthropic fundraising initiates. This is a senior position and one that is vital to the Woolcock achieving its future vision.

About the Woolcock

Breathing and sleeping are the fundamentals of life and good health. 
The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research strives to improve the respiratory and sleep health of Australians through world-class research, care and education. We exist to find answers to the most important questions and to help people sleep and breathe better.
Recognised globally as one of the leading research institutes in our field, our team of 200 medical researchers are dedicated to investigating the causes of disease, finding better treatments and translating our discoveries into new clinical practice.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about developing long-term relationships with donors and potential donors and who will make philanthropy flourish at the Woolcock. While the Woolcock is an established international world-class research facility, our development portfolio is in a phase of expansion. This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic ‘people’ person who enjoys achieving clearly defined financial goals and who is keen to make a difference in a dynamic research environment.  

Some of your duties may include:

•    Working with the DoD, CEO and Board to identify Chairman’s Circle and major gift prospects
•    With the DoD, developing cultivation plans for major gift patrons
•    Engaging the appropriate board and executive team members in major gift solicitations

For further information about this position please contact the Woolcock via email at

To apply please send your CV and covering letter outlining your key experience as it relates to this role to: