Yirra Yaakin is seeking a dynamic Philanthropy and 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 2023 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’s revenue-raising activities 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 full-time or 37.5 hours per week and we offer a competitive salary with the ability to salary package, so if you have the experience and qualifications that we are seeking, along with a “can-do” attitude and are able to work independently and as part of a small and experienced team, then click here for the full Position Description containing the Selection Criteria.

Please send your covering letter (addressed to the General Manager, Peter Kift) addressing the selection criteria and your resume, outlining your employment experience, to by no later than 5pm Friday, the 17th February 2023.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be notified in the week commencing the 20th February 2023 for interviews to be held within the next week.





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