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Development Manager

Organisation : Information and Cultural Exchange Inc.

Location : Sydney (Parramatta)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Fundraising

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package + Commission

Salary : $80,000+

Application Closing Date : 8 Mar, 2019

About the Role

Information and Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.) is seeking a Development Manager to lead our grants, philanthropy and sponsorship program.  

One of Australia’s leading community arts organisations I.C.E. (based in Parramatta, and working directly with Western Sydney communities) delivers program excellence in the areas of cultural development and community engagement, screen culture, Youth music, digital technology and production, professional development and Arts training, social enterprise development and performance/film events.

A key member of the I.C.E. executive team, and working closely with the Executive Director and Board, the Development Manager will be pivotal in assisting I.C.E. to resource the expansion and reach of our programs, and the positive impact our work with a range of dynamic yet vulnerable communities.

Working closely with the Executive Director and I.C.E. Board of Management, the Development Manager will:

  • Formulate, activate and manage the I.C.E Resource Development Plan in order to increase I.C.E. funding, philanthropic support and sponsorships
  • Research/identify opportunities to secure grant funding from government, private, philanthropic and NGO sectors; and building sponsorship-based partnerships
  • Maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders and donors
  • Assist in the preparation of grant, philanthropic funding and sponsorship proposals (and related activities)
  • Oversee program analysis, reporting and acquittals.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Information and Cultural Exchange Inc.

I.C.E. is a Western Sydney community arts organisation working in the areas of cultural development and community engagement, screen culture, Youth music, digital technology and production, professional development and Arts training, and creatively-based social enterprise development.

I.C.E. works with Western Sydney’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities via multi-disciplinary/multi-platform programming, including:

  • Digital/screen-based and multi-media art and platforms

  • Music across a range of genres including Metal, Hardcore, Electronic, Pop

  • Performance and film events

  • Cultural tours

  • Digital storytelling

  • Publishing

  • Training and professional development for artists, producers and creatives

  • Arts-based social enterprise development

  • School-based programs.
  • Apply for this Job

    Position Description : PD_Dev_Manager_2019

    For details concerning this role, please contact

    John Kirkman

    Phone : 02 8821 9157

    Email :

    How to Apply:

    Your application must include a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria no more than two A4 pages, a current resume and contact details for 2-3 referees. Please refer to the position description attached for more information.

    Please email your application by 5pm on or by Friday, 8 March 2019 with ‘Application for Development Manager’ in the subject line to I.C.E. Executive Director, John Kirkman – 

    Interviews will take place between the 18-22 March 2019.

    For Enquiries:

    Please contact John Kirkman on 02 8821 9157


    NB: The position must undertake a Police Check and Working with Children check prior to commencement. This position is for ten months (with an initial three-month probationary period and performance review every three months).

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


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