August 5, 2011


Application closing date: 5pm August 15 2011
Job start date: immediately

Job Summary:

Auckland Theatre Company is seeking a Development Administrator to assist with a major capital fund-raising campaign & the development & maintenance of relationships with sponsors, funders, donors and other stakeholders.


ATC is launching a major capital fund-raising campaign to raise funds for a state of the art theatre in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter and is seeking an experienced administrator to co-ordinate and support the General Manager and Development Manager in the fund-raising operation.

The position is designed to provide a high level of day-to-day administrative support for fundraising activities and to assist the Development Manager to develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with donors, sponsors, funders and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be hands-on and highly organised and have outstanding interpersonal skills, good written and oral communication skills and a very high degree of computer literacy. They will have an eye for detail and an understanding of the nuances of managing sensitive and confidential stakeholder and donor relationships.

Initially this position is for the duration of six months. The successful candidate needs to be able to start immediately and hit the ground running.

Key skills: 

§      highly organised
§      outstanding interpersonal skills
§      good written and oral communication skills
§      excellent computer skills including MS Office & internet research skills
§      knowledge of online tools like invitation and content management skills, and
§      experience in event coordination is an advantage. 

It is also advantageous but not essential to have relevant experience working in arts sector, or for a not-for-profit organisation. 

For a full job description contact Sue East  09 309 0390 ex 260  

To apply send a covering letter and CV to Sue East  

About Auckland Theatre Company 
Auckland Theatre Company is one of New Zealand’s leading theatre companies, engaging over 250 actors, creative personnel and technical staff each year.  Seven to eight productions are created as part of the Company’s annual subscription season, which are performed in a variety of theatres, or on tour.  In 2011 Auckland Theatre Company will present productions at the Maidment Theatre, the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber, Q Theatre and The Civic.

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