We are proud to engage a highly qualified team of staff and volunteers who support, promote and advocate for our artists.

Development Manager – Part-time (.5 FTE)

Arts Project Australia is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic development expert to join our team. This is a significant new role supporting the next phase of development and growth for Arts Project Australia, a creative social enterprise that supports artists with intellectual disabilities, promotes their work and advocates for inclusion within contemporary art practice.  Our future-proofing strategy will see the establishment of the APA Foundation and the development of our annual giving program.

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will plan, develop and implement an ambitious annual giving program to assist in expanding our strategic and financial goals, working with a team of creative professionals in our artist studios and gallery.  

You will have demonstrated experience in a similar fundraising or partnership management role, preferably within the not-for-profit or arts sector, and a demonstrated track record in developing, driving and implementing successful fundraising and donor acquisition strategies.

You will be creative, energetic, flexible and an excellent communicator who thrives in a collaborative team.

Application Process

For further details please refer to the full position description and selection criteria:

To apply, please send the following as a single document to [email protected]:

  • Cover letter (1 page max)
  • Current CV detailing relevant experience (2 pages max)
  • Written responses to each of the selection criteria (2 pages max)
  • Contact details of 2 professional referees.
  • Include the role title and your name in the subject line and attached files.
Applications Due

The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm Friday 22 October 2021.


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I have a job I love in such a narrow industry for which we all spend a lot of time studying…It’s important to work in a place which aligns with your values.
– Arts Project Staff Member