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Donor Engagement Manager

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Organisation : Opera Australia

Location : Australia, New South Wales, Sydney (Sydney)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Arts & Culture

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 27 Jul, 2018

About the Role

We are seeking a highly experienced and knowledgeable Donor Engagement Manager to join our Philanthropy Department on a full-time, permanent basis. This position will be responsible for developing, cultivating and stewarding relationships with Opera Australia’s supporters in order to increase donor retention and contribution income. Working closely with the Executive Director, Philanthropy, the Donor Engagement Manager will create a systematic plan to build our donor base, engaging with artists, other staff members and members of the board to nurture a culture of philanthropy at Opera Australia.

Our ideal candidate will be a champion of the Tessitura database, with demonstrated experience in donor management and administration of either philanthropy campaigns, major gifts, or other philanthropy programs including acquisition and retention of individuals and companies. We are also seeking someone who possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills, and the demonstrated ability to manage a variety of stakeholder relationships including with donors, committee members, board members, members of senior management, suppliers and community representatives.

For more information and to apply for this role, please go to:

This is a full-time, permanent role. Applications close 27 July 2018.

Only candidates with full Australian working rights are eligible for this position.

No recruitment agencies please.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Opera Australia

Opera Australia is Australia's national opera company, dedicated to enriching Australia's cultural life with exceptional opera and sustaining and developing the art form, with over 600 opera performance a year. The Company works with leading directors and designers, and employs a large number of highly skilled people in the areas of scenic construction and painting, wardrobe and wig-making, stage production, management and administration.

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Liz Nield

Phone : (02) 9699 1099

Email :

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Donor Engagement Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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