Job Details


Jun 10, 2022



Closing Date

Jul 10, 2022

Contact Name

Amanda Wheeler, Head of Development

Contact Email Address

Adelaide Festival

Sponsorship Executive - New Business & Activation

We’re looking for a Sponsorship Executive to join us as we enter a new era of Adelaide Festival – Australia’s preeminent arts festival – under the new leadership of Kath M Mainland CBE (Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne’s RISING) and British arts leader Ruth Mackenzie CBE (Holland Festival, Manchester Festival, London Olympics, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris).

The Sponsorship Executive – New Business & Activation is a maternity-leave contract with a focus on generating income and achieving Adelaide Festival’s business development targets and sponsorship objectives for the 2023 & 2024 Festivals.

This position acts as a day-to-day contact for sponsors and is responsible for implementing operational strategies that achieve new income from the corporate sector and delivering agreed sponsorship benefits to 100%. The Sponsorship Executive is expected to ensure all sponsors’ contractual obligations are met, deliver all sponsor benefits and activations, create integrated leveraging concepts, and service sponsors’ needs.

Please see the position description for further information.

Applications must be submitted via email to and should include a cover letter detailing your relevant experience in line with the position description and your CV.

Applications will be accepted and assessed from Thursday 9 June, 2022.

For more information please contact:Amanda WheelerHead of Development, Adelaide Festivale. +61 (0)8 8216 4439