Corporate Partnerships Manager


Melbourne, , AU

  • Full Time Permanent
  • Based in East Melbourne, superb public transport location
  • Attractive remuneration, generous salary packaging and flexible working arrangements
  • Engage the Australian business community

The role is situated within the Corporate and Community Engagement team (CCE) of WaterAid Australia and reports to the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy.

We are seeking a proactive and charismatic person with business acumen, who shares the objectives and values of WaterAid and has proven ability to work effectively with senior staff in Australia and overseas.

The role

The Corporate Partnerships Manager is responsible for developing, managing and fostering relationships between WaterAid and its corporate partners. The role will focus on leveraging current relationships and building a pipeline of new prospects and opportunities to establish sustainable partnerships that create shared value.

Key responsibilities

  • Generate corporate fundraising revenue to meet annual targets.
  • Develop innovative strategies and partnership concepts to identify, solicit and steward a portfolio of corporate partners.
  • Develop proposals, manage negotiations and contractual arrangements to meet corporate donors’ needs.

Person specification

The successful applicant will have had at least 3 years’ successful experience developing corporate partnerships/sponsorships and managing accounts. Experience, knowledge and contacts from within the Water Sector in Australia will be considered a strong asset.

How to Apply

Please submit an application to [email protected] by COB Friday 13th April 2018. The subject line of your email should read “Application – Corporate Partnerships Manager”.

Applications for this position must include a resume and a cover letter addressing the Qualifications, Skills and Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description available below. For any enquiries please email Federico Marcon, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy ([email protected]).

Note: WaterAid is a child safe organisation. WaterAid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety of children in all our activities. Criminal record checks will be undertaken for successful applicants for all countries of citizenship and for each country in which the individual has lived for 12 months or longer over the past five years.

WaterAid is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment. Please let us know if you have a disability and require any special assistance in making your application or attending an interview.