Development Executive Job at Edith Cowan University – in Joondalup WA

Job Description

A career defining opportunity exists for an experienced and talented business development expert to apply their skills to the transformational future of Edith Cowan University (ECU). This role will work closely with the Schools of Business and Law, Science and Engineering.

The Development Executive role will suit an individual with a background in business development or sales, being responsible for maximising the potential of fundraising projects. This will be achieved through growing and managing existing corporate, individual and community partnerships, developing and securing new relationships, supporting the delivery of ECU’s events, and building key internal and external relationships. With touchpoints across ECU’s word-class research projects, Schools, and other programs, the role is varied and dynamic, with scope for creativity.

A vital conduit between the University and its community, the role requires an organised, results-driven team player with demonstrated relationship management experience, exceptional communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects that involve budget, pipeline and data management are essential skills for this role.

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is responsible for building the foundations of lifelong relationships between the University’s alumni, business, and the community. The Office comprises of two teams – Alumni Relations and Development.

The Development team maintains relationships with donors and partners to ensure they understand the value and impact of their support. The environment is fast paced, and meaningful. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic, high energy team as ECU enters an exciting and transformational phase, including the opening of Western Australia’s first comprehensive city university campus.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time, Fixed-Term position attracts salary of $90,220 to $101,090 pa (HEW 7) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.


Interested applicants are welcome to call Carolyn Turner, Director Office of Development and Alumni Relations on phone (08) 6304 7128 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your application including your resume and a statement addressing the capabilities in the (no more than two pages long) that outlines your suitability for the role.

Closing Date

Applications close on Wednesday 19 Janurary 2022 at 11:30pm AWST



ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Company: Edith Cowan University –

Company Location:  Joondalup WA

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