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Organisation : CARRIAGEWORKS  

Location : Sydney (Eveleigh)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Arts & Culture

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $75,000 to $85,000

Application closing date : 31 Jan, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : CARRIAGEWORKS  

Carriageworks is the largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts centre of its kind in Australia. The Carriageworks program is ambitious, risk taking and provides significant support to leading Australian and international artists through commissioning and presenting contemporary work. The program is artist-led and emerges from Carriageworks’ commitment to reflecting social and cultural diversity.  

Carriageworks is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and flexible workforce. Carriageworks strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with disability. 



Please note that it is currently a condition of entry into our workplace and venues that all staff and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated. If you are successful for the role, you will need to provide proof of your vaccination certification.  

About the role

Approximately two thirds of Carriageworks revenue is self-generated. Developing public and private partnerships is a core priority over the period of the -25 Carriageworks Strategic Plan. The priorities for new and existing partnerships, and its targets are set for 2022 and beyond. 

The Partnership Manager will work with the Director, Partnerships and Communication to develop new and existing partnerships to support Carriageworks’ priorities.  The Partnership Manager will build strong relationships with the private sector, and ensure the delivery of agreed benefits, activations, and follow-up reports of key partnerships. This specific role manages the identification, approaches, and contracts with partners, both new and within the existing partnership portfolio.   


  • Work with the Director, Partnerships and Communications to develop annual income targets for partnerships. 
  • Identify and secure strategically aligned multi-year partnerships that deliver genuine financial or in-kind benefits for Carriageworks and its programs.  
  • Effectively manage the existing partnership portfolio and relationships and ensure all contract obligations are meet, and measurable results achieved. 
  • Research and identify new partners to cultivate for partnership opportunities. 
  • Develop the presentation materials required to develop new or existing partnership opportunities. 
  • Work with the program teams to evaluate the success of partnership activations for internal and external reports. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Director, Commercial and the Fundraising Manager to ensure coordinated approaches to the private sector to maximise all sponsorship opportunities. 
  • In collaboration with the Marketing team ensure that the outcomes of partnerships are promoted, and properly acknowledged.  
  • Ensure that the organisational values and code of conduct are upheld. 


  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience managing sponsorships and/or partnerships. 
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating contracts and servicing partnership agreements. 
  • High-level of proficiency using PowerPoint to develop successful partnership proposals and reports. 
  • Strong administration skills to deliver partner activations and engagement. 
  • Strong commitment to delivering high quality customer service. 
  • Ability to effectively operate with enthusiasm and flexibility in a fast paced, agile (small) team environment. 


  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal including the ability to develop high-impact PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Ability to negotiate agreements, manage contracts, and resolve disputes. 
  • Commitment to high-level, solution focused customer service. 
  • The ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. 
  • A broad knowledge about the arts and cultural sectors. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Human Resource processes including equal employment opportunity (EEO), ethical practice, and a working knowledge of workplace health and safety (WH&S). 

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: PARTNERSHIP MANAGER via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Client_Services, #Customer_Service, #Fundraising, #Grants_and_Philanthropy, #Sales_and_Business_Development
Sector: #Arts_and_Culture


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