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Gifts in Wills Officer (2 days per week)

The Anglican Board of Mission (ABM), is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, and works with overseas and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

We have a holistic view of God’s mission.  We work with Anglican Church partners and others to see lives empowered and transformed spiritually, materially and socially.

ABM is seeking a dynamic individual with bequests and fundraising experience.  The position of Gifts in Wills Officer reports to the Executive Director and will be responsible for developing and managing ABM’s efforts to gain support from supporters through bequests.  The Gifts in Wills Officer will ensure that opportunities to support the work of ABM are expanded throughout the Anglican Church of Australia and the wider Australian community.

The Gifts in Wills Officer will be required to:

  • Develop and manage ABM’s Gifts in Wills (Bequests) strategy and related program.
  • Promote ABM, build productive relationships and engage current and new supporters.
  • Create contemporary and attractive Gifts in Wills (Bequests) resources in conjunction with the Fundraising team and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Organise donor related events and activities in conjunction with the ABM Fundraising team to raise awareness of ABM and to contribute to the Gifts in Wills (Bequests) strategy.

Download a .PDF copy of the full position description here.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter who will be committed to the vision of ABM.  They will be comfortable with ABM’s Anglican ethos and in working to deadlines.  The successful candidate must also have experience in working in cross-cultural environments.  Experience in working in a similar role is desirable.

ABM is accredited with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) for its Community Development Program and is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development’s (ACFID) Code of Conduct. 

All applications should be lodged with the Executive Director’s Office - Email executive.assistant@abm.asn.au by close of business on Monday 10th December 2018.