West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Manager, Development (Ref:18082K)

Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. Our aim is to create a new kind of museum that reflects our unique time and place, a museum that builds on Hong Kong’s historic balance of the local and international to define a distinctive and innovative voice for Asia’s twenty-first century.


Reporting to the Head, Development of M Plus Museum Limited, the candidate will play an integral role in developing and managing stakeholder relationships, focus on fundraising, sponsorships and partnership development, and play a key support for cultivating potential individual major donors for M+.


You will be responsible for:

  • developing and implementing cultivation strategies for key potential major donors to M+;
  • leading on behalf of M+ in initiating new sponsors and donors to support the programmes and activities of M+ by both actively seeking, and supporting the development of new relationships;
  • leading the creation of sponsorship proposals, membership products or any other relevant M+ materials required, and working with the Marketing and Customer Experience team to ensure brand alignment;
  • developing the membership programmes and ensuring all members are communicated with professionally and regularly, and leading on the development and implementation of new membership drives;
  • identifying, developing and initiating ideas and opportunities to grow the membership programmes after the completion of the pilot membership programme;
  • managing any related budget items in relation to membership and development where necessary;
  • managing all sponsorship and membership data, ensuring adherence to the necessary data privacy regulations;
  • initiating and overseeing all events for sponsors, donors, members or general fundraising successfully, and ensuring that they are pitched appropriately, managed smoothly and on time and on budget; and
  • developing a close working relationship with the WKCDA's Development team to ensure clear communication and alignment between the two areas.


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree;
  • have at least 6 years of relevant fundraising & sponsorship experience, preferably in arts institutions, wealth management, private banking or other relevant industries;
  • possess experience and skill in managing affluence or high social status individuals;
  • have outstanding presentation, negotiation and relationship-building skills;
  • demonstrate knowledge of fundraising / sales and marketing, and be familiar with working in a fundraising or sales environment;
  • good analytical and problem solving ability, be creative and possess can-do attitude; and
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Chinese, good Mandarin is an advantage.


For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 26 August 2018 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to:

Ms. Michelle Cheng

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority 

Units 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3,

100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 26 August 2018 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220

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