Opportunities

Opportunities

Bell Shakespeare is an Equal Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse applicants are encouraged to apply for these positions.

As part of the Bell Shakespeare team, you will
Receive complimentary tickets to all Bell Shakespeare productions
• Receive ongoing professional development
• Have the opportunity to work within major performing arts venues, including Sydney Opera House, Arts Centre Melbourne and Canberra Theatre Centre

Roles Available

  • Corporate Programs and Events Executive (Closing March 8)
  • Philanthropy Executive (Closing March 8)

Corporate Programs and Events Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Development team at Bell Shakespeare as Corporate Programs and Events Executive.

This role will work on delivery of corporate programs including Leadership in Action (our corporate leadership and development program) and be responsible for the end-to-end management of multi-city Company events.

Key tasks include:

  • Management of Opening Night functions, corporate hospitality, donor cultivation dinners, and the annual fundraising Gala
  • Delivery of Leadership in Action Program, with opportunities to drive future growth and success
  • Work with the Partnerships Executive to steward and cultivate corporate business

This is a full-time position based in Sydney. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Who you are

You are an experienced event coordinator and relationship manager who thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment, with the ability to juggle multiple events and projects at any one time, and to solve problems.

You will be an exceptionally organised, detail-oriented self-starter with outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills, confident with spreadsheets and with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Application:

To apply for this role, please send the following to Debra Reinecke, Head of Development, at hr@bellshakespeare.com.au by COB Friday March 8

  • Cover letter
  • CV (no more than 2 pages)
  • Response to the essential criteria as listed in the position description (no more than 1 page)

To download the position description, click here.

Philanthropy Executive

We are looking for a motivated and experienced person with outstanding interpersonal skills to join the Development team as our Philanthropy Executive.

This role will work on the delivery of the Company’s philanthropy program including stewardship of our donors and detailed tracking and reporting of philanthropic processes in the Tessitura CRM database.

Key tasks include:

  • Management of philanthropic processes and reporting in Tessitura CRM database
  • Delivery of philanthropy events and engagement programs
  • Stewardship of donors across Australia
  • Assist in the identification and cultivation of leads and prospects
  • Application and acquittal of Trust and Foundation grants

Evening and weekend work will be required.  This is a full-time, permanent position to commence as soon as possible.

Who you are:

We are looking for someone with a minimum of two years’ experience in a philanthropy or relationship management role, with superior communication, interpersonal, project management and data analysis skills.

You will love working with people, thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and have the ability to juggle multiple events and projects at any one time. You will be detail-oriented with some experience of working in a database (preferably Tessitura).

Application:

To apply for this role, please send the following to Debra Reinecke, Head of Development, at hr@bellshakespeare.com.au by COB Friday March 8;

  • Cover letter
  • CV (no more than 2 pages)
  • Response to the essential criteria as listed in the position description (no more than 1 page)

To download the position description, click here.


Work experience

Please visit the Work Experience page for more information. We are unable to offer any placements for high school students outside of this program.