About the role
The Development Associate supports the growth of the Opera House’s philanthropy program to secure the Opera House’s position as an institution for the public good, through:
- Managing a comprehensive donor care program that enables the Philanthropy team to deliver focussed, personalised, authentic interactions with major donors and annual donors that are designed to increase the donor’s commitment to the Opera House and to maximise donor retention and lifetime value to the Opera House; and
- Managing philanthropy operations to enable the Philanthropy team to operate effectively and to provide accountability and transparency about the Opera House’s philanthropy operations to donors; Opera House management and executive; and external stakeholders.
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The Development Associate role supports ambitious targets for the Opera House’s philanthropy operation to secure donors and gifts. The targets are tied to the Opera House’s major upgrades that form part of the decade of renewal that we launched in 2013 at our 40th anniversary and that culminates in a major program centred on our 50th anniversary in 2023. The role’s focus and targets are underpinned the Opera House’s approach to philanthropy which is that revenue gains arise over time out of relationships of mutual understanding and donor affinity with our vision, mission and priorities.
About the organisation
The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that embodies beauty, inspiration and the liberating power of art and ideas. Our vision is to be as bold and inspiring as the Opera House itself. Our mission is twofold: To treasure and renew the Opera House for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors; and To inspire, and strengthen the community, through everything we do. For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.
How to apply for this role
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Please quote in application: Development Associate via Pro Bono Australia.