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Organisation : Opera Australia

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Arts & Culture

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 1 Mar, 2021

About the role

Opera Australia

Development Director

Based in Sydney

 Competitive salary and benefits

Opera Australia – a performing arts company with a mission to perform some of the greatest music ever written to as many people as possible.

Opera Australia’s Development Department manages an integrated philanthropy, corporate development and engagement program to maximise individual giving and sponsorship 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 its corporate partners and now seeks a new Development Director to drive this change.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and an integral member of the Senior Executive, the Development Director will have strategic leadership and management responsibility for the Development team and all individual giving and corporate development activity. In collaboration with the Chief Executive, the Director will help to establish a more donor-centric approach across the organisation.

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant leadership experience in the management of development 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.

Closing date for applications is Monday 1 March 2021.  




About the organisation

Organisation Name : Opera Australia

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.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

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


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