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Yirra Yaakin is Seeking a Dynamic Partnerships Manager

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company is seeking an experienced and self-motivated dynamo to manage our partnership and philanthropy operations. With another busy program planned for 2021 and beyond, this is a great opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading First Nations performing arts organisations.

Partnerships and philanthropy are an important part of any performing arts organisation revenue-raising activities these days and Yirra Yaakin is no exception.

The main responsibilities of the role are to manage current partnerships and seek out new ones, relevant to our annual program of activities & events, along with developing and managing our donors and seeking new philanthropic contributors, by reaching out to and applying to trusts and foundations for specific project funding.

The role is four (4) days per week or 30 hours per week, so if you have the experience we are seeking, along with a “can-do” attitude that is able to work independently and as part of a small and experienced team, then click here to view the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

Please submit a current resume outlining your employment experience with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description, to

For more information contact our General Manager, Peter Kift on (08) 9380 3040 or email

All applications are due by close of business (5pm AWST) on Thursday, the 31st of December 2020.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Please note that our office will be closed from the 18th December 2020 and re-opening on Monday, the 4th January 2021.

Successful applicants will be notified after the 4th January 2021 for interviews to be held on the 14th & 15th January 2021.

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