About the role
An exciting opportunity has opened up in the Philanthropy and External Relations Team for an External Relations Manager. The External Relations Manager works to support two broad objectives:
- Corporate Communications and
- External Relations.
The MSO’s External Relations Team works across the organisation to determine how MSO engages with specific stakeholder segments beyond concert performances. Working under the guidance of the Senior Manager, External Relations & Strategy, the External Relations Manager will use written and digital tools and techniques to find, listen and mobilise stakeholders.
The External Relations Manager will support the development and successful implementation of the stakeholder engagement strategy, and contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of effective communications platforms and audience development strategies in a local, national and international context.
This is an excellent time to be joining the MSO and a fantastic opportunity for a passionate arts professional. Working closely with a small but dedicated team, this role will be well-suited to someone looking to make a positive contribution to a much-loved cultural icon of Melbourne and Australia.
About the organisation
The MSO is one of Australia’s leading orchestras and each year engages more than 5 million people through over 150 live performances, recordings, and TV/radio broadcasts. From its first performance in 1906 the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has offered the very best in orchestral music and collaborates with guest artists and arts organisations from across the world.
The MSO was the first professional orchestra to represent Australia internationally in 1965. Recent and coming international engagements include Europe and the UK (2014 & 2020), China (2016 & 2018), Indonesia (2017) and USA (2019).
The MSO performs a variety of concerts ranging from core classical performances at its home, Hamer Hall at Arts Centre Melbourne, to its annual free concerts at Melbourne’s largest outdoor venue, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The MSO also delivers innovative and engaging programs to audiences of all ages through its Education and Outreach initiatives.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: External Relations Manager via Pro Bono Australia.