Career Opportunities

GRANTS & PARTNERSHIPS COORDINATOR

 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join the Milk Crate Theatre team and help us deliver on our vision of effecting social change through the power of performance. Working closely with our CEO, you will coordinate our fundraising and revenue generation activities with a focus on fundraising, managing donors, trusts, foundations and corporate partners. 

 

The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience working across trusts and foundation, corporate or major donors and brilliant interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to develop genuine long-term relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

 

Offered in a part-time basis (approximately 0.6FTE or 3 days/week) we support flexible working arrangements and can negotiate days of week and hours per day.  Salary Package of $70-80K (pro-rata) to be negotiated based on experience. We welcome applicants who are managing families or study with work or looking for better work-life balance. This role will be able to access Salary Packaging in line with our policies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Coordinate a pro-active Trust & Foundations program to significantly grow income, including:

    • Maintaining funding pipelines and grants calendar,

    • Research & development or appropriate grant proposals,

    • Liaising with CEO, Artistic Director and Impact Manager to manage, facilitate, write, and submit compelling and tailored funding applications.

    • Appropriate stewardship with an aim of building long term funding relationships.

  • Work with CEO to strategically identify, approach and develop Major Donors and Corporates to secure funding support for Milk Crate Theatre programs.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with donors, corporates, partners and stakeholders to ensure we are meeting our fundraising targets.

  • Coordinate funding acquittals calendar and liaise with internal team to ensure to complete funding acquittals on time and to the highest possible standard.

 
SELECTION CRITERIA 

Essential

  • Knowledge and experience of working with trusts and foundation, corporate or major donors.

  • Brilliant interpersonal and communications skills, with a proven ability to develop genuine long-term relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Previous experience managing grants and funding processes, including writing tenders and/or Research & Development grant proposals, obtaining successful outcomes and maintaining funding pipelines.

  • Strong writing skills and experience editing and formatting online templates, complex documents and using IT platforms and government portals for submissions.

  • Results focused, self-motivated and a self-starter who goes above and beyond.

  • A high level of autonomy, personal integrity and demonstrated good judgement tempered with the understanding of when to seek appropriate guidance.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, problem solve, take initiative and negotiate.

  • Good interpersonal and relationship skills that includes working collaboratively in a team environment and with various stakeholders including social purpose organisations, government and artists.

  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence, Working with Children Check and Criminal Record Checks.

 

Desirable

  • Understanding of/or experience, in government funding applications.

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Arts, Business, Commerce, Marketing, Law or related field.

  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and a commitment to fundraising as a profession with alignment to Milk Crate Theatre’s work, mission and values.

 

Milk Crate Theatre is a Public Benevolent Institution and can offer salary packaging in line with our salary packaging policy.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Please apply ASAP, we will be reviewing applications as they arrive.

  • All enquiries and applications should be directed to mail@milkcratetheatre.com

 

IMPACT MANAGER

This role offers an exciting opportunity to drive impact and social change in an Arts Organisation that operates with a social purpose.

As a key member of our leadership team, you will work closely with the CEO and Artistic Director to ensure we realise our vision of effecting social change both at a participant and broader community level.

With a strong background in program logic methodology and measurement, you will drive the development and implementation of Milk Crate Theatre's impact measurement framework and provide input into programming and strategic decisions to maximise impact.

The successful applicant will have a strong record working in the social purpose sector supporting people from a variety of backgrounds; you have a strengths-based approach and the ability to work collaboratively with artists, communities and partners.

Offered on a part-time basis, we support flexible working arrangements and welcome applicants who are managing families or study with work or looking for better work-life balance. This role will be able to access Salary Packaging in line with our policies.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the development and implementation of our impact measurement framework and provide input into programming and strategic decisions to maximise impact.

  • Oversee evidence/data collection, monitoring and review Milk Crate Theatre's measurements and impacts.

  • Work with the Artistic Team and Social Worker to provide information collected through our impact framework with a view to ensuring appropriate program design and support to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Support the CEO to prepare reports and public communications to demonstrate how Milk Crate Theatre achieves outcomes and impact at both a program and whole of company level.

  • Support the CEO/Business Development Manager to develop appropriate funding applications that support delivery of work to drive our impact.

  • Develop and foster long-term relationships with social purpose organisations, funders and government to ensure deep knowledge of sector changes around impact and measurement

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, including experience working with theories of change and/or program logic methodology and impact measurement frameworks.

  • Experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in evidence-gathering and data collection systems and processes.

  • Experience in undertaking quantitative and qualitative analysis using relevant analytics tools.

  • Knowledge of the not-for-profit sector and experience working with communities who have experienced, are living with or are at risk of Homelessness, Mental Health Issues, Disability and any other issues that may be associated with social and financial disadvantage.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills that includes working collaboratively in a team environment and fostering a community of artists, arts workers and stakeholders from across the community.

  • Excellent written, oral and verbal communications skills, with a demonstrated ability to write clearly to communicate impact.

  • A high level of autonomy, personal integrity and demonstrated good judgement tempered with the understanding of when to seek appropriate guidance.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, problem solve, take initiative and negotiate.

  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence, Working with Children Check and Criminal Record Checks.

DESIRABLE:

  • Passion for the Arts/Creative Sector.

  • Mental Health First Aid certificate

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Please apply ASAP, we will be reviewing applications as they arrive and will close applications on SUNDAY, 20TH NOVEMBER 2021 (unless we fill the position earlier).

  • All enquiries and applications should be directed to mail@milkcratetheatre.com

  • Link to Job Description

 

 

ARTIST FACILITATORS

If you are an Artist Facilitator and interested in working with us you are welcome to send your CV to mail@milkcratetheatre.com.

If your CV is accepted it will be kept on file and we may contact you at a later date for an interview. 

We frequently have callouts for new artist facilitators and encourage you to submit a new application during that time even if you have sent a CV previously.