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Business Development Manager

Job details

Chamber Music New Zealand
30 Sep 2019
National, Wellington
Work type
Full time employment, Part time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin, Marketing & Media, Music


Location: Wellington

Hours: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Join a forward-thinking, vibrant and passionate national arts
organisation of global standing. Use your leadership and strategic
skills to ensure this national treasure continues to flourish and engage
New Zealanders across the country. Develop, oversee and implement
strategies that:

  • Maintain and enhance CMNZ’s sponsorship portfolio, funding from community trusts and from philanthropy;
  • Develop and build on new and existing relationships in order to secure sustainable income streams
  • CMNZ’s reputation as the premier provider of quality chamber music in Aotearoa is maintained and strengthened

The Business Development Manager is a member of the CMNZ Leadership
Team with one direct report. The position reports to the Chief

A full Job Description is available on our website

In this critical strategic and operational role you will:

  • Further develop and deliver on CMNZ’s fundraising strategy and action plan
  • Research, prepare and implement fundraising proposals for corporates, and individual donors including a bequest campaign
  • Oversee donor appeals and a comprehensive schedule of grant
    applications to community trusts and foundations, and local government.
  • Ensure that the aspirations and needs of sponsors, funders and benefactors are fulfilled
  • Through your membership of the Leadership Team, contribute to initiatives that enhance the standing of CMNZ

About you

  • Understanding of the Arts Sector
  • Sound knowledge of best practice in corporate sponsorship, community trust and philanthropic fundraising
  • Sound financial knowledge and experience in managing budgets
  • Proven ability to negotiate and manage contracts
  • Outstanding written communication skills
  • Sound understanding and familiarity with computer systems, databases and web technology
  • Exceptional relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Successful experience in managing and developing staff
  • Works effectively in small teams and contributes to a positive team environment
  • Achievement and result oriented
  • Have a tertiary qualification in an area relevant to CMNZ’s activities

About CMNZ

Chamber Music New Zealand is Aotearoa's leading presenter of top
quality chamber music concerts. Founded in 1950, CMNZ is one of the
oldest national arts organisations. We exist to engage, nurture and
inspire both audiences and artists alike through a wide range of
activities including an international artist touring programme and
extensive community and education initiatives. 

Our mission is to foster the love and understanding of music, create
remarkable experiences throughout Aotearoa, share live music by solo
performers and small ensembles, as well as encourage and support New
Zealand performers and composers.

We have a moderate size staff that spans the country with a national
office based in Wellington. You will be working with a group of highly
dedicated, enthusiastic people, passionate about what they do and why
they do it.

How to apply

Applications close: 5pm Monday 30 September 2019

Position description: Available to view on our website

To apply: please submit a cover letter and CV to Catherine Gibson, Chief Executive c/o finance@chambermusic.co.nz

Hours: This position is available by negotiation from 0.8FTE to full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Written by

Chamber Music New Zealand

12 Sep 2019

About CMNZ Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) is New Zealand's leading presenterof top quality chamber music concerts. Founded in 1950, CMNZ is one ofthe oldest national arts organisations. We exist to engage, nurture and