Job Details


Jul 3, 2024




$70,000 - $90,000

Closing Date

Jul 8, 2024

Musica Viva Australia

Philanthropy Coordinator

Musica Viva Australia relies on the generosity of its supporters to help bring its mission to life – giving audiences access to the performances, education programs, new works and tours for which they are renowned.

The Development team now seeks a permanent part-time (4 days or 30 hours per week) Philanthropy Coordinator who will play crucial role in supporting the implementation of strategies to strengthen Musica Viva Australia’s philanthropic activities through donor stewardship, database support, budget maintenance, and administrative duties.

With demonstrated experience in managing relationships, database management and strong organisational skills, ideally gained in the arts or the broader not for profit sector, the successful candidate will display excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an attention to detail, and high emotional intelligence. 

The ideal candidate will be highly effective at engaging with stakeholders both internal and external in supporting the organisation’s philanthropic agenda. An interest in and/or knowledge of the arts scene, classical music and music education is desired. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your philanthropy and development skills. 

For an informal chat about these roles and MVA please contact Matthew Westwood by email or Jennifer McCleary People & Culture Manager by email

Part-time (4 days or 30 hours per week) permanent – to start early August. Flexible and hybrid work available

For more information visit our website:

To apply: Send your resume and a letter (maximum 2 pages) introducing yourself and addressing the knowledge, skills, qualifications and abilities to Note: In the subject of the email add the following code PCOORD24 and your full name. Applications not including this code may not be correctly processed. Musica Viva Australia is a family friendly and flexible employer committed to equity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from First Nations people, people who identify as having disability, people who identify as LGBTIQA+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

If at any stage of the process you require any adjustments due to disability or having access needs please let us know. 

Applications close:  Monday 22 July 2024