Deputy Director/Head of Advancement
Asia Art Archive
Hong KongApply Now
Role coordinated by:
Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports
Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience
Asia Art Archive (AAA) is an independent non-profit arts organisation founded in 2000 in response to the urgent need to document and make accessible the multiple recent histories of art in the region.
AAA will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2025. Leading up to this milestone, AAA will be engaged in a strategic planning process, considering opportunities to invest more deeply in pursuits consistent with AAA’s core values and commitments and looking at possibilities for expansion into new geographies, including in Central Asia and the Middle East. Alongside this strategic planning process, AAA plans to launch a major capital campaign that will support a number of key strategic goals:
AAA will embark upon its anniversary celebrations from a position of organizational strength and stability. Asia Art Archive has a capital endowment, and the organization has benefitted from the responsible stewardship of its Executive Directors and Board members. AAA’s current home in Sheung Wan on Hong Kong Island is newly refurbished, with expanded space for both the library and staff offices.
Approximately 40% of AAA’s operating income currently comes from its annual fundraiser. Over time, AAA aims to diversify and grow its income streams such that the organization is less dependent upon this single event to sustain its activities.
In the role of Deputy Director/Head of Advancement, AAA is seeking someone with the ability to develop and enhance relationships with patrons and donors, expanding the base of support for AAA, and the ability to help define the strategic approach for AAA’s future growth.
The ideal candidate for the role will have a combination of key qualities, including:
The Deputy Director/Head of Advancement will report to the Executive Director of AAA, working closely with the Board and overseeing AAA's Development team. The position will also be well-supported by AAA’s Finance and Administration team.
Terms of Appointment
The position of Deputy Director/Head of Advancement will be offered on a 3-year contractual basis, renewable upon mutual agreement. The position will be based in Hong Kong with international travel as required. AAA offers salary and benefits terms that are market competitive. The preferred start date is flexible, with the appointee ideally taking up the post in mid-2024.
How to Apply
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