Philanthropy Manager

The Biennale of Sydney seeks a resourceful Philanthropy Manager to develop and deliver a strategic approach to the sustained long-term growth of the largest contemporary art festival in
the Asia Pacific.

The support of our generous patrons plays a vital role in ensuring the Biennale of Sydney can present the best contemporary art in the world, free for all to enjoy. This is an opportunity to work in close collaboration across the organisation to maximise revenue whilst ensuring a seamless and rewarding journey for our patrons and supporters.

The Philanthropy Manager is responsible for developing strategies for acquisition, retention and growth, including planning and managing bespoke fundraising events and special programs.

This is a relationship-based role requiring a high degree of emotional intelligence, tact, integrity and professionalism. Our ideal candidate will have proven success raising funds in an arts or cultural environment, exceptional communication skills, a high level of interest in contemporary art and be strongly aligned to our organisational values.

The role will report to the Head, Communications and External Affairs and be responsible to, and work closely with, the Chief Executive Officer.

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