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Individual Giving Manager

Reports to: Director of Development
Location of Job: Sydney
Appointment type: Full-time, permanent


Musica Viva’s Vision

An Australia where chamber music thrives and where people of all ages, cultures and communities have access to, and learn to appreciate, the vital role of music in building a stronger, more creative world.

Looking for the next step in your fundraising career, or to make a move into the arts sector?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Musica Viva's Development team as our Individual Giving Manager. This role will work on the delivery of the Company’s philanthropy program, specifically annual giving campaigns, annual giving and major gifts (NSW) and fundraising events as well as departmental analysis and reporting.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues across all areas of the company, including Marketing, Education, Finance and the Artistic Team.

Key tasks include:

  • Implementation of at least two fundraising campaigns per year, including End Of Financial Year
  • Management of all philanthropic processes and reporting in Tessitura CRM database
  • Oversee design and marketing for philanthropy events and programs
  • Stewardship of NSW donors
  • Assist in the identification and cultivation of leads and prospects

Evening and weekend work will be required on occasion. Possibility of interstate travel.

This is a full-time, permanent position to commence as soon as possible.

Who you are:

We are looking for someone with a minimum of three years’ experience in a philanthropy role, with superior communications, project management and interpersonal skills. You will thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and have the ability to juggle multiple campaigns and projects at any one time.

You will be detail-orientated, with experience working in a database (preferably Tessitura).

Arts fundraising experience preferred, but the role would also suit an experienced CRM or Account Manager looking to move into the sector.

Working for Musica Viva

  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities (including in Tessitura CRM database)
  • Complimentary tickets to all Musica Viva performances

To apply: Send your resume and a letter of application telling us how you have the qualities we are seeking to [email protected]. Inquiries regarding the role can be made by contacting HR Director Sarah Vickers by email at [email protected].

A full position description can be found here.

Musica Viva is a family friendly and flexible employer committed to equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse cultural and regional communities. We also welcome applications from people who identify as having a disability. If at any stage of the recruitment process you require any accommodation due to a disability please let us know.

Applications close: 6pm Monday 16 November 2020