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26 March 2015

JOB: Development Manager

We are now recruiting for a Development Manager to work in our team!

Working with the Marketing & Development Director, the Development Manager will source new sponsors, and effectively manage and maintain the Auckland Arts Festival sponsor and individual giving relationships.

Work with the CEO and the Marketing & Development Director to devise and implement the sponsorship and fundraising strategy and work collaboratively to establish a cohesive approach to managing the relationships.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum three years’ experience in sponsorship or similar

  • Knowledge of corporate sponsorship sector

  • Excellent relationship skills

  • Highly organized and structured with knowledge of CRM systems

  • Demonstrated project and time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • An understanding of marketing and PR principles

  • High level of computer literacy

  • Ability to manage a varied workload with minimal or no supervision and to deadlines

  • Knowledge of the performing and visual arts preferred


This is a full time permanent position, commencing in May 2015.


Applications with CV should be emailed to shona.roberts@aaf.co.nz or mailed to:

Shona Roberts
Business & Finance Director
Auckland Festival Trust
PO Box 5419 Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141

Applications close Tuesday 21 April 2015.

View more details and the job description HERE