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Trusts and Foundations Manager

Job details

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
15 Jul 2019
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification


The Organisation

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is New Zealand’s full-time professional metropolitan orchestra, serving the country’s largest and most vibrant city with a comprehensive programme of concerts, education and outreach activities.  It is a dynamic and high-energy company and is one of New Zealand’s leading arts organisations.


The Role

Reporting tothe Director of Development, this is a key role in a tight knit development team which will manage and grow the trusts and foundations income for the APO.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Producing compelling and successful funding applications and accountability reports
  • Managing the annual grants calendar
  • Identifying new funding opportunities
  • Stewarding key funders 


Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience in trusts and grants fundraising in a charity environment and a relevant tertiary qualification. Exceptionaloral & written communication and relationship management skills and strong attention to detail are a must.  

You will thrive in a tight knit motivated team environment, show good initiative and have a high EQ. We’re looking for a team player keen to share their love of orchestral music and inspire others to support the APO.


This role is a full time role, based in Auckland, with an intermediate salary and some work outside office hours.


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The closing date for this role is Monday 15 July 2019



How to apply

To Apply

If this sounds like the right job for you then please email an updated CV with a cover letter addressed to Sarah Woodhams, Execucare NZ, outlining your experience against the core competencies in the job description and tell us why you would want to work for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.


Execucare is a specialist recruiter for fundraising and philanthropic professions. Member of RCSA and HRINZ, and sponsor of FINZ and Educate Plus.

For more roles like this, please visit our website at www.nz.execucare.com or register as a candidate with an updated CV.

Written by

Execucare NZ

8 Jul 2019