Work at the MCA
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists. Located on one of the most beautiful sites in the world at Sydney’s Circular Quay, MCA opened to the public in 1991 and has recently undergone a bold, new and significant expansion, which was unveiled in March 2012.
Manager, Corporate Partnerships
(3 year contract)
A bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art was unveiled to the public in March 2012 and has been visited since by over a million visitors. Dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists from across Australia and from around the world, the Museum was recently included in a list of 100 must-see museums around the world.
The MCA’s redevelopment provides major opportunities for developing new corporate partnerships. The Manager, Corporate Partnerships works closely with the Assistant Director, Development & Enterprises to implement the MCA’s sponsorship strategy and drive the acquisition of new corporate sponsors. The position is responsible for actively identifying targets and securing high level sponsorships in order to achieve budget, ensuring that sponsors gain the most benefit from their relationship with the Museum. Along with staff management and budgeting responsibilities, the position manages all aspects of relationship management and delivery of contractual obligations. The position collaborates across many areas of the organisation, including Marketing & Communications, Development, Audiences, Venues, and Graphic Design.
The person we are looking is a dynamic entrepreneur with the appetite to build on our strong track record. An outstanding communicator, the candidate will be credible and charismatic, one of MCA’s most effective advocates. Ideally you will have an appreciation for the arts and a strong ability to communicate a compelling reason for corporate support.
Solid 3-5 years’ experience in business development, sales and marketing, or sponsorship with a proven track record in generating and converting business opportunities and managing the sales process. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills and experience presenting sponsorship proposals to potential sponsors.
Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description.
Enquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Manager on 02 9245 2486.
Please send your application, including names and telephone numbers of two referees to the Human Resources Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 9 December 2013.
The MCA is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity
Internships and Volunteer Guides
Internship applications are generally accepted in January and February of each year.
The MCA offers unpaid internship opportunities for tertiary students studying Arts Administration, Museum Studies, New Media, Design and other related fields. Please see below for current internships.
There are currently no vacancies within the Volunteer Guide team.
The MCA accepts applications on an ongoing basis for future recruitment
MCA Volunteer Program
The MCA Volunteer Program offers those wishing to develop their skills and pursue an interest in contemporary art the opportunity to provide valuable support to Museum staff.
As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to learn more about the MCA and to be part of a large friendly team.
Most volunteer work takes place during normal business hours with occasional weekend opportunities. For further information, click here.
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