Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Lead
- Part time role (4 days/week)
- Opportunity to lead and administrate a nationally significant grant program
Flying Arts Alliance is seeking a motivated and engaging RAF Lead to effectively lead and administrate the annual Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Program of competitive grants in Queensland, in accordance with the Regional Arts Fund Guidelines. Additionally, the role will oversee the delivery and acquittal of the one-off RAF Boost Program.
As the RAF Lead, you will work both independently and as a member of a small dynamic team and supervising the First Nations Engagement Coordinator under the direction of the Executive Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to plan, administrate and review RAF Programs to fulfil the role of Flying Arts Alliance as the Regional Program Administrator for Queensland.
A lead member of the Flying Arts team, this role works collaboratively with Regional Arts Australia, and National team of Regional Program Administrators (all other states and territories) and Flying Arts’ Marketing & Communications Coordinator and Finance Officer to deliver RAF Programs (including engagement and administration).
This is a delivery program role with an opportunity to engage with the arts sector in Queensland and identify sector trends to inform the grants program; identify and present to sector networking opportunities on the grant program, and manage the assessment process and engage a peer assessment panel. You will administrate this work within SmartyGrants and manage the portfolio budget.
This opportunity will suit an organised and flexible multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment with strong understanding and knowledge of grant writing, project management, program marketing and promotions and budget allocation. Your highly developed interpersonal skills and professionalism will support you communicating fluently and with a diverse range of service providers and client groups, to deliver engaging RAF Programs.
What you will need to have to be successful:
- Tertiary qualifications in arts administration, business or similar
- 3-5 years experience in leading state or national grant or engagement programs
- 3-5 years experience in leading teams and projects
- Experience in contract preparation, budget management and report writing
- Experience in program marketing and promotions and giving presentations to external audiences
- Demonstrated ability to advise on best practice in grant writing and acquittal
- Knowledge of regional arts policy and arts and cultural funding environment
- Exceptional organisational and time management skills
- High level communication and interpersonal skills
- First class customer service ethos
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a small dynamic and agile team
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and share knowledge
- Knowledge of regional and remote Queensland
- Knowledge of/experience in CRMs and database/grant management software
You will also need to have a permanent right to work in Australia and ability to work outside regular office hours if and as required from time to time, a current driver’s license (open A class) and ability to undertake interstate travel as required.
If you are an extraordinary arts administrator or grants manager, with a passion for regional arts and supporting the creative life of Queenslanders, and would like to join our team, please send your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to our Executive Officer, Kerryanne Farrer at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, 26th July, 2021