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Looking to start the new year with a new opportunity?

The Australian Museum is at an exciting time in its evolution with new Director Kim McKay, transformational development works underway due for completion mid-2015 and significant plans for the future expansion of the Museum.

We’re looking for a motivated and experienced Head of Development to lead fundraising for the Australian Museum and to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team that is driven to excel.

About the role

Reporting to the Associate Director, Development, Communications and Marketing, this role secures financial support for the Australian Museum from private sources including individual donors, Trusts & Foundations, bequests and members. The role leads the Development branch to deliver the Museum’s donor and membership programs to increase revenues, engagement and awareness, and to enhance the Museum’s brand.

About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum’s mission is to inspire exploration, understanding and care for our world. The Australian Museum provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The Australian Museum is a State Government agency which operates within the NSW Department of Trade and Investment.

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate:

For more information please download the documents Role Description and Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.

This role has been re-advertised, previous applicants need not apply.

Enquiries: Tehmi Sukhla, 02 9320 6159 or [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 11 January 2015. Please note that due to the Christmas and holiday break interviews will be conducted in the week commencing Monday 19 January 2015.

Applicants must submit: a one-two page cover letter which addresses the above essential requirements and resume. Please submit both documents in MS Office 2003-2013 or PDF format.

How to apply: Please apply by going to the advertisement on the Jobs NSW website and clicking “Apply Online”. Only applications submitted through Jobs NSW will be considered.

New employment legislation applies to the NSW public sector with effect from 24th February 2014.  All current and new Public Service non-executive employees will be employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.