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The Australian National University

Donor Relations Officer

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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification: ANU Officer 05 (Administration)
Salary package: $66,904 - $73,309 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing

Position Overview

The Australian National University (ANU) is an outstanding, research-intensive institution currently ranked among the great universities of the world. The Office of Alumni Relations and Philanthropy (AR&P) is responsible for leadership and delivery of key strategic fundraising & engagement programs to support the priorities of ANU and for developing and sustaining positive relations with alumni and donors.

As the Donor Relations Officer, you will join a specialised team in the Alumni and Donor Relations Portfolio. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Donor Relations and Communication, and working as part of the Donor Relations team, you will assist with the delivery of a sophisticated donor stewarding program that thanks and recognises donors to ANU.

Donor Relations is all about the art of saying thank you. Our ideal candidate is a great administrator with a natural talent for showing gratitude. Ideally, you will have a natural affinity for customer service and have some prior experience working in events administration or data. If you are passionate about your work, love to say thank you and are eager to learn new skills; this opportunity will enable you to further your career while working for the ANU. 

For more information please contact:  Bianca Brownlow - E. P. 02 6125 9068

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on  

 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:

  • Responses addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three (3) 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.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may 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

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