Director, Development & Commercial Operations

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Director, Development & Commercial Operations to provide specialised professional leadership and is responsible for building and strengthening Museums Victoria’s financial sustainability by developing and implementing a suite of philanthropic fundraising programs and commercial activities. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Director, Museums Victoria, this position is accountable for generating significant revenues and achieving income targets through the planning, implementation and management of a diverse range of fundraising and commercial strategies that secure significant financial resources for Museums Victoria. As a key member of the executive leadership team, this position is also accountable contributing to the development of a collaborative, accountable and values-driven culture at Museums Victoria.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9287
Closing Date: 28-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $161,508 - $219,653
Job Duration: Full time, Ongoing
Attachments: Director, Development Commercial Operations - Role Statement (MV9287).pdf (PDF, 138KB)


Contact: Sean Royal
0434 607 482

Position Details

Director, Development & Commercial Operations

  • Full time, ongoing opportunity within Victorian State Government organisation
  • Exciting and challenging role in one of Australia's premier cultural organisations
  • Close to public transport

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Director, Development & Commercial Operations to provide specialised professional leadership and is responsible for building and strengthening Museums Victoria's financial sustainability by developing and implementing a suite of philanthropic fundraising programs and commercial activities.

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA:

Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit http://museumsvictoria.com.au/about/

The successful applicant will have:

  1. Senior executive leadership experience, including a proven track record of achievement, in the development and growth of a major cultural or tourist attraction through philanthropic fundraising, corporate partnerships and memberships.
  2. Significant experience and success developing and implementing strategies that build organisational capability in generating non-government funding streams, including a comprehensive understanding of the broad environmental challenges, both political and economic, faced by large multi-faceted cultural institutions.
  3. Proven experience in developing, leading and managing commercial business operations in an environment where an excellent visitor experience is fundamental to success, while ensuring that commercial and business development goals are met and that risks are identified and effectively managed.
  4. Ability to build strong cross-functional and external stakeholder relationships, with a proven track record of successfully seeking and securing new opportunities that support Museums Victoria's strategic directions.
Please see our Role Statement (the attachment) for full details of 13 Key Selection Criteria required by the successful applicant. Applications that do not address full details of our Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

OTHER INFORMATION

This is a full time, ongoing position. The salary on offer is from $161,508 to $219,653 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?

To view the position description, please visit our employment website: museumsvictoria.com.au/employment/ and select ‘Current Vacancies'.

For more information about this position, please contact Sean Royal - General Manager, People and Culture on 0434 607 482.

To apply, please select 'APPLY NOW' below. Please attach the three following documents with your application:

  • Your Cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your written responses to the Key Selection Criteria as described in the Role Statement

Applications Close: Friday, 28 June 2019

 


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