Boosted - Manager Sought — 02.05.12

The Arts Foundation is looking for a manager to lead Boosted. The key responsibility of this position will be to act on behalf of the Arts Foundation to grow the Boosted platform into a major contributor to arts funding in New Zealand.

The Arts Foundation is building a crowdfunding website Boosted that is targeted to raise millions in new funding for the arts.

The Boosted Manager will:

  • Provide overall leadership, management and administration regarding the day-to-day running of Boosted;
  • Effectively manage Boosted's financial and other resources;
  • Develop and deliver against the annual business and marketing plans within the context of longer term strategic planning of Boosted and the Arts Foundation;
  • Marketing & PR, including development of the website, brand, social media and community-building strategies for Boosted;
  • Develop and implement effective administrative and managerial policies and practices to enable  Boosted to achieve its objectives;
  • Deliver against Boosted objectives in ways which ensure its long-term sustainability;
  • Be prepared to travel throughout New Zealand promoting Boosted;
  • Identify arts projects, organisations and groups (artists) for particaption in Boosted;
  • Develop fundraising strategies;
  • Effectively manage relationships within the Arts Foundation where those relationships concern Boosted and effectively manage relationships between Boosted and its supporters, the community and other stakeholders;
  • Manage Boosted Project Administrator/s;
  • Communicate effectively with the Foundation's Board of Trustees when requested to do so.

The Manager will report to and be subject to the direction of the Arts Foundation Executive Director. The Boosted Manager will be a key member of the Arts Foundation team.

This position is a full time one year renewable contract.

Opportunity location: Wellington

Key skills sought:   The key responsibility of this position will be to act on behalf of the Arts Foundation to grow the Boosted platform into a major contributor to arts funding in New Zealand.

One year renewable contract.

Salary low $: 60000
Salary high $: 70000
Closing date: Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Send applications to:

The Arts Foudation
PO Box 11352
Manners Street
Wellington 6142
boosted@thearts.co.nz