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Business Manager

Artback NT

about us

Artback NT is the gateway to sharing the rich cultures, stories and art of the Northern Territory with Australia and the rest of the world.

We design pathways for creatives to develop and produce new, innovative and thought-provoking works and provide touring opportunities.

Artback NT is seeking a savvy Business Manager to build, maintain and develop key relationships to drive self-generated income and identify funding opportunities to support Artback NT’s organisational initiatives.

about the role

The Business Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

  • Develop, implement and manage effective programs focused on building, maintaining and developing key relationships in order to meet the strategic objective of increasing self-generated income 
  • Identify opportunities through philanthropy, grants, foundations and government agencies to secure funds and support organisational initiatives 
  • Prepare and submit funding applications for State and Federal funding bodies and manage the timely preparation and submission of funding acquittals 
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports relating to budgets, accounts payment and receivable, profit and loss and other reporting as required 
  • Maintain all required organisational and insurance policies and procedures and provide guidance in continuous improvement, compliance and risk management planning across all business operations
  • Play a leadership role in the maintenance and development of Artback NTs policies and procedures information
  • Provide support to the Chief Executive Officer in implementing operational Human Resources activities, including recruitment, performance management and staff development



  • Qualifications in business administration and human resources or extensive relevant experience in a senior finance and HR administration or management role, preferably within an arts or community service organisation
  • Knowledge and experience in budgeting and reporting and seeking and securing financial support from individuals, trusts, foundations and government agencies; grants management and acquittal processes
  • Excellent strategic planning and time management skills
  • High level written and oral communication skills, including IT skills, attention to detail, and ability to effectively relate to and communicate with diverse stakeholders and audiences
  • Highly developed negotiation and interpersonal skills with the capability to build strong relationships and demonstrated commitment to stakeholder management
  • Sound skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office application software (including Outlook, Word, Excel) and electronic information systems
  • Self-motivated with highly developed problem-solving skills and ability to respond to ever-changing working demands


  • Knowledge and interest in arts practices 
  • Experience in working across cross-cultural environments and ensuring culturally safe professional practice
  • Knowledge and experience with MYOB and/or other financial software 

Please find a complete Position Description attached below.

To Apply

Follow the Apply Now instructions to submit your application.

A relocation package of up to $3,000 will be negotiated if required.

If you have any queries please contact Shay Vigona-Goudge at 08 89 411 444., or on ceo@artbacknt.com.au using the subject line: Business Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

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