Opportunity | Development Manager

The Development Manager will contribute to Artspace’s development objectives with a focus on fundraising and individual giving to support the annual artistic program and a major capital campaign to be launched this year.

Read on below for more information and how to apply

Applications close 5pm, Monday 7 June 2021. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.



Ever changing, ever challenging, Artspace is a place where audiences meet the artists and the ideas of our times.

Artspace is one of the leading institutions for the production and presentation of contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific.

Artspace’s mission is to enhance our culture through a deeper engagement with contemporary art. Embracing risk, experimentation, criticality and collaboration, Artspace’s multi-platform program facilitates new commissions, exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, public programs, publishing and advocacy.

Underpinned by a commitment to reflecting and advancing social and cultural diversity, Artspace catalyses new artistic visions and enables artists of all generations to test ideas and shape public conversations. 

For more information, including Selection Criteria, download the Position Description below.

Position Description


  • A cover letter of no more than one page addressing your suitability for the position
  • Answers to the following two targeted questions (no more than 500 words each):
  1. What experience have you had working with external stakeholders and at what level?
  2. Managing varied requests from external stakeholders is a constant requirement of the Development Manager position. Give an example of your experience managing competing priorities while ensuring all requirements were achieved in a timely manner.
  • An up-to-date CV of no more than five pages
  • Two referees with current contact information

Applications including a cover letter, addressing the two targeted questions, CV and two referees should be submitted by Monday 7 June 5pm to: jobs@artspace.org.au

Enquiries can be directed to Michelle Newton, Deputy Director, 02 9356 0555 or michelle@artspace.org.au