Director of Advancement

Ref: 3971

Saint Ignatius' College Riverview

Sydney, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Sophia Ha

Research Associate

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 17/02/2019


Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview, Sydney, is one of the oldest and most established Catholic boys' schools in Australia. We are delighted to be offering the opportunity for an outstanding professional to join us in the role of Director of Advancement, including leading the College's capital campaign to support the Ignis Project and Foundation.

Established in the Jesuit tradition, Riverview aims to nurture holistic students who choose to live an active life of service, placing the values of social justice and global citizenship as central to the ethos of the College. As an inclusive, non-selective school, the Riverview community seeks to reflect our broader society with students attending the College from all walks of life. As a testament to the generosity of spirit of the Riverview community over 90 boys are currently supported by bursaries, making a Riverview education attainable to many who would have never dreamt it possible. The College is now preparing to launch its major capital campaign to provide more bursaries and fund much needed facilities that are conducive to 21st Century learning and innovation.

This is an opportunity to lead a high functioning and ambitious Advancement team, at a leading Catholic boys' schools in Australia within a global network of Jesuit Colleges. The successful candidate will bring demonstrated experience across the Advancement portfolios of Fundraising, Alumni Relations and Marketing and Communications with specific experience building donor relations and securing major gifts. The appointee will be confident liaising with highly influential alumni, assisting with maintaining their connection to the College and paving the pathway for opportunities for philanthropic giving that will support the next generation.

To find out more and discover if this is the right opportunity for you, please contact Sophia Ha at Perrett Laver Sydney, on  or on +61 (0)2 8354 4026. To apply, visit quoting reference 3971. The deadline for applications is midnight Sunday 17th February 2018.