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Philanthropy Coordinator

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Location : Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Organisation : Australian Chamber Orchestra

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 15-06-2018

About the Role

Experienced Philanthropy Coordinator sought for Australia’s most dynamic international performing arts organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will be a confident, curious, articulate individual with good knowledge of Australia’s philanthropic landscape and the Performing Arts industry, and (ideally) an appreciation of classical music.

Led by Artistic Director, Richard Tognetti AO, the ACO is one of the world’s most esteemed chamber orchestras, synonymous with artistic quality, innovation and exciting performances. A truly national ensemble, with a strong commitment to education and regional Australia, the ACO epitomises an Australian spirit of energy and the pursuit of excellence. The Orchestra’s mission is to ‘inspire and challenge audiences everywhere through the music we play’. The ACO’s Philanthropy Department is a vibrant, busy and successful team of three, who reach significant targets through a blend of philanthropic programs and large-scale fundraising events.

Reporting to the Philanthropy Manager, the Philanthropy Coordinator plays a vital role in the team.

About the role

The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for:
Managing the day-to-day administration of relationships with donors and contributors; 
Organising, attending and hosting Donor events, as required;
Supporting the planning and execution of fundraising campaigns, as well as prospect cultivation and stewardship events;
Researching prospective philanthropic donors to the annual giving program and prepare donor profiles based on research;
Supporting the Philanthropy Manager and Director of Philanthropy with the preparation of solicitation materials and tailor written proposals.

Skills and Knowledge
Ideally at least 2-4 years’ experience in the delivery of fundraising programs;
A proven ‘doer’ with a strong focus on execution within small, agile teams A good understanding of Australia’s philanthropic landscape;
Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent persuasive writing skills;
Excellent communications skills with the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels;
The ability to manage competing priorities in a busy work environment;
Tessitura experience;
Genuine love of the arts;
IT skills to enable effective use of CRM, Office and other programs when necessary.

Attitudes
Confident, curious and articulate;
Ability to work effectively in a team;
and An understanding of the Performing Arts industry and an appreciation of classical music (no formal music training or knowledge required).

Benefits & culture
We are a friendly, supportive and professional group of people;
We offer a flexible, accommodating and family friendly workplace;
Access to concerts, events and performances throughout the year;
Full training on all systems & potential for professional development throughout the year.

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About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Chamber Orchestra

Led by Artistic Director, Richard Tognetti AO, the ACO is one of the world’s most esteemed chamber orchestras, synonymous with artistic quality, innovation and exciting performances. A truly national ensemble, with a strong commitment to education and regional Australia, the ACO epitomises an Australian spirit of energy and the pursuit of excellence. The Orchestra’s mission is to ‘inspire and challenge audiences everywhere through the music we play’. The ACO’s Philanthropy Department is a vibrant, busy and successful team of three, who reach significant targets through a blend of philanthropic programs and large-scale fundraising events.

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