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Director of Philanthropy – Opera Australia

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Organisation : Opera Australia

Location : Sydney

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Arts & Culture

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 7 Sep, 2018

About the Role

Opera Australia’s Philanthropy Department manages an integrated philanthropy and engagement program to maximise individual giving in support of production and access activities. To ensure the Company’s continued success, OA is committed to significantly building on its individual giving activity and income from philanthropy and now seeks a new Director of Philanthropy to drive this change.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and an integral member of the Senior Executive, the Director of Philanthropy will have strategic leadership and management responsibility for the Philanthropy team and all individual giving activity. The Director will focus on and be accountabe for targeted fundraising, including the acquisition and cultivation of new prospective major donors. In collaboration with the CEO, the Director will help to establish a more philanthropic-centric approach across the organisation.

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant leadership experience in the management of philanthropy programs together with a track record of securing major gifts, particularly from high network individuals. Fundamental to success in the role will be a passion and enthusiasm for Opera Australia, its work, aspirations and values.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Opera Australia

Opera Australia - enriching Australia’s cultural life with exceptional operas and musical experiences.

Opera Australia (OA) is Australia’s flagship opera company. OA is dedicated to delivering outstanding performances as the resident company at the Arts Centre Melbourne and the Sydney Opera House, and through touring across the country. OA has a range of major projects supporting the future of opera as a contemporary offering, extending the reach of its art-form to new and emerging audiences and of connecting appropriately with specific communities around the nation.

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For details concerning this role, please contact

Deann Stevens

Phone : 02 8218 2185

Email : dstevens@richmond-associates.com

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Director of Philanthropy – Opera Australia via Pro Bono Australia.


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