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About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, is the first museum in Australia and was founded in 1827. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 21 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. 

The AM mission is: To ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change.

The AM vision is: To be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

For more information, visit the website.

About the Role

The Australian Museum (AM) is looking for an all-rounder with passion, drive and a genuine “can-do” attitude who is confident at managing competing priorities across a variety of projects. You will be liaising with the AM’s valued donors and Government stakeholders and will be responsible for providing outstanding customer service and building positive and effective relationships.

The Donor and Government Relations Coordinator will work closely with the Manager, Strategy and Development and will be a valuable member of our small, but dedicated team seeking to bring about transformation through philanthropy on a range of projects including First Nations activities, scientific research projects, capital works, gallery redevelopment, education projects and public programs.

The role also provides support to the Director, Public Affairs and Development in maintaining strong relationships with all levels of Government. The NSW Government is the AM’s key stakeholder and as such the Donor & Government Relations Coordinator provides effective communications and reporting to NSW Government stakeholders including but not limited to the Minister’s office, the Dept of Premier & Cabinet, Create NSW and other Government departments and agencies.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

Essential Requirements:

Knowledge & Experience

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.