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Organisation : Co3 Australia

Location : Perth (City )

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Arts & Culture

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 21 Nov, 2017

About the Role

This role is integral to the continued sustainability and growth of Co3, and you’ll be a key part of the
small team and work closely with the both the Executive and Artistic Directors. With a focus on
relationship building, you’ll be energised by maximising current income streams for a not-for-profit, plus
excited about securing additional resources from a range of current and potential stakeholders. Working
in consultation, you’ll be responsible for developing and negotiating new corporate and philanthropic
connections, managing existing relationships, and effectively growing income streams for the variety of
services and programs the company delivers.

• In partnership with the Executive Director and Artistic Director, develop strategies for
generating, and successfully secure, income for the Company
• Research, identify and build relationships with potential clients; arrange and attend stakeholder
• Lead the contractual and partnership negotiations with a range of external partners and
• Work with the team to develop proposals and pitches and present individually or as part of a
• Develop plans to sustain longer-term engagements with the Company
• Attend networking events and represent the core values of the Company
• Maintain regular and authentic contact with all stakeholders
• Manage events that connect stakeholders more closely with the Company
• Research and develop a thorough understanding of the Company’s people, programs, and values

Skills & Expertise
The successful applicant will:
• Possess exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, with strong attention to detail
• Demonstrate a successful track-record in fundraising and sponsorship, and / or experience in
sales, business development, and / or customer support, and maintenance of client relationships
• Be personally persuasive and a robust negotiator
• Possess a high degree of financial knowledge and experience with strategic financial planning
and management
• Demonstrate strong time management skills and a proven ability to plan and prioritise multiple
• Possess strong computer skills and some understanding or experience in data-base management
• Experience working in the not-for-profit sector will be valued but is not essential
• Demonstrate the personal values of kindness, caring, courage and creativity
• Articulate the Co3 Australia values of integrity, courage, excellence, engagement and resilience
• Value open inter-personal communication, demonstrate a desire to learn, and exhibit personal
• Work collaboratively, as well as independently, within a small team
• Display strong leadership qualities that value personal development in others
• Be willing to undertake, and meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Co3 Australia
Based in Perth, Co3 Australia is the state’s flagship contemporary dance company, contributing a unique
voice to the national cultural environment. As a resident company at the State Theatre Centre of
Western Australia, Co3 performs in the Heath Ledger Theatre and Studio Underground.
Founding Artistic Director, Raewyn Hill, brings national and international experience to the creation and
performance of world-class repertoire, and is renowned for her development of exemplary dancers, the
programming of visceral and powerful contemporary dance works, and the creation of transformative
community and education programs.
Under Raewyn’s direction, Co3 comprises a main company of professional dancers, extensive education
engagement programs that are underspinned by a focus on personal wellness and self-care, an Elite
Training Squad and Youth Ensemble, demonstrating a culture of excellence and collaboration.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Richard Longbottom

Phone : (08) 9226 2322

Email : richard@co3.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Business Development Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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