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Business and Development Manager - Merewether

Tantrum Youth Arts
  • Tantrum Youth Arts is seeking an eager and experienced development professional to join our team.
  • Work for the Hunter’s leading youth arts organisation
  • Join us at an exciting stage in our journey – help us shape and grow our future
  • Flexible working arrangement and a fun, collaborative workplace
  • Additional paid ‘Wellbeing Leave’ annually

About Us

Tantrum is the leading youth arts organisation in the Hunter region and a not-for-profit co-operative. Our mission is to empower young people with creativity, confidence and connectedness so they can positively shape their lives and the world around them. We achieve this through meaningful workshops, projects and partnerships that utilise performance, storytelling and so much more.

Tantrum Youth Arts is an arts organisation with a specific focus on using the arts/creativity as a tool for social impact. Our programs target young people from all backgrounds, and we have specific programs designed to support young adults with disability, young people experiencing social isolation in regional areas and disadvantaged young people to access our activities. The primary outcomes of our creative work with young people are increased wellbeing, increased sense of connectedness and self-expression.

About The Role

The Business Development Manager (previously Fundraising and Development Manager) is responsible for developing and executing a diversified fundraising strategy for Tantrum which is aligned with our Strategic Plan. The Business Development Manager will grow financial support for Tantrum and broker key strategic partnerships to build the sustainability of our programs and operations.

They will:

  • Manage annual giving programs and cultivate donor relationships
  • Grow commercial and earned-income opportunities
  • Build strong networks and raise the profile of Tantrum

About You

The ideal candidate will be an experienced development or fundraising professional, with demonstrated success in reaching fundraising targets. They will be a persuasive and compelling communicator, with a strong ability to develop stakeholder relationships. They will have a good head for strategy, excellent organisational skills, and a strong belief in the power of creativity as a tool for social impact.

to apply

Please click Apply Now and follow the instructions.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview in the week commencing 20 June 2022. The position will commence in July 2022, with the specific start date to be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Tantrum Youth Arts is a child-safe organisation and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children accessing our workshops, programs and activities. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a Working With Children Check and comply with all Child Safety policies and procedures.

We are an inclusive organisation, committed to providing a platform for diverse voices and thought. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply, including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people identifying as LGBTIQA+.

If you require further information about the role or support with your application, please direct your enquiries to Executive Director Tamara Gazzard: email tamara@tantrum.org.au using the subject line: Business Development Manager - Merewether enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone 02 4929 7279

A full position description and applicant info pack is available to download Below.

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