Sydney Festival/Full-time/$80,000 to $100,000


Posted 29 Apr 2022

Closes 29 May 2022

Sydney Festival
External Relations Manager 

Full time, permanent position

We’re on the hunt for an experienced External Relations Manager looking to join our team to focus on leveraging current relationships across corporate and community sectors, building a pipeline of new prospects and opportunities to build sustainable and mutually beneficial partnerships. 

We are looking for:

  • A minimum of 3 years related experience with demonstrable record of success in new business development
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating and fulfilling sponsorship agreements
  • Experience of maximising opportunities from researching prospects to generating meetings and securing income
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-departmental teams or structures to deliver projects
  • Experience in the formulation and execution of contracts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We offer

  • An additional week of annual leave in February each year
  • Complimentary tickets to events during the Festival (and other special events)
  • Invitations to exciting industry events (year-round)
  • An open plan office with harbour views
  • Flexible work hours
  • Upskilling and training opportunities available
  • Regular morning teas and refreshments provided
  • A fun, creative and collaborative team culture 

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