Nov 16 2017

Development Assistant – Asia Art Archive (AAA)

Asia Art Archive (AAA) is a leading public resource for contemporary art in Asia, and a platform for sharing knowledge and new ideas through programme initiatives.

AAA is currently seeking a Development Assistant whose duties include managing special projects, from fresh initiatives launching in 2018 to AAA’s Annual Fundraiser dinner and auction. The ideal candidate should be a team player, possess a strong work ethic, and perform well under pressure. This is an ideal role for an individual interested in the operations and administration of a non-profit arts organisation. No prior experience in a cultural organisation is required.

The role requires participation in the planning and execution of patron events, community engagement activities, and fundraising. The job involves a number of administrative support tasks, and with more experience at AAA, will include directly managing events and projects.

– Event production and management: work with AAA’s Development team, event location staff, and corporate partners to execute a variety of events (from small lunches to larger activities around the time of Art Basel in Hong Kong)
– Support grant-writing and sponsorship efforts: assist in the creation of funding proposals to support AAA operations
– Coordinating patron communications: produce the quarterly patron newsletters, and communicate directly with patrons and AAA friends about the organisation
– Managing patron education trips: ensure the smooth operations of day trips and art education tours for patrons
– Administrative duties: help maintain databases, arrange logistics, and provide creative solutions to challenges that may arise in the work of the Development team
– Fundraiser auction support: assist in the annual fundraiser auction

– BA or BS degree
– Fluency in English and Chinese
– Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
– Understanding of Adobe CS5 Suite InDesign and Photoshop will be an advantage
– Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
– Excellent written and verbal communication
– A team player

To apply, send CV and cover letter with expected salary to Sally Lee at . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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