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Development Manager

Above: Ibrahim Mahama, ‘A Grain of Wheat’, 2015-18, installation view, 22nd Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN, Artspace, Sydney. Photo: Zan Wimberley

Artspace is looking for a new Development Manager to join the team. This is an exciting time to join Artspace as The Gunnery will reopen in 2023 with new and revitalised spaces. The Development Manager will contribute to the delivery of Artspace's most ambitious fundraising program to date, the Transformation Campaign, which launched in 2022 and is well underway in meeting our goals.

Read below for more information and how to apply

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 22 March 2023. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Ever changing, ever challenging, Artspace is a place where audiences meet the artists and the ideas of our times.

Artspace is one of the leading institutions for the production and presentation of contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific.

Artspace’s mission is to enhance our culture through a deeper engagement with contemporary art. Embracing risk, experimentation, criticality and collaboration, Artspace’s multi-platform program facilitates new commissions, exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, public programs, publishing and advocacy.

Underpinned by a commitment to reflecting and advancing social and cultural diversity, Artspace catalyses new artistic visions and enables artists of all generations to test ideas and shape public conversations. 

For more information, including Selection Criteria, download the Position Description below.

Position Description

To apply, please submit the following documents in a single PDF:

  • Response to the above selection criteria (two pages maximum)

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Names and contact details for two professional referees

Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 22 March 2023 to: 

Enquiries should be directed to: Michelle Newton, Deputy Director, 02 9356 0555 or

Artspace is an inclusive employer that values diverse perspectives and lived experiences. We are committed to providing a positive, flexible and supportive workplace and to embracing access and inclusion initiatives across the organisation.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, those identifying as LGBTQIA+ and people from culturally diverse communities.