The Director of 4A will have a passion for and deep knowledge of contemporary Asian and Australian arts and culture. He or she will be an inspiring leader and an entrepreneurial thinker, with the ability to collaborate and to work independently. This position reports directly to the board of the Asian Australian Artists Association (4A).
The Director provides the creative vision, strategic leadership, management expertise, and financial oversight of the 4A Program. The Director leverages 4A’s historical leadership in Australia and its global networks to extend its impact.
The Director oversees a small team, leads the program vision and maintains excellent working relationships with stakeholders.
Critical to the Director’s success is their ability to approach resource building with inventiveness and clarity of purpose, and the capacity to fundraise effectively. The director will work with the board to increase and diversify financial support from individual donors, foundations, sponsors and government funders. He or she will have management and financial responsibility, and a clear understanding of budgets.
Additionally, the Director will lead a dedicated professional staff that includes a Program Manager, Assistant Curator, Communications Coordinator, and casual front-of-house staff.