August 8, 2023

Arts & Culture Engagement Officer – City of Kingston

Position: Arts & Culture Engagement Officer

About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne’s CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children’s services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management.

The role

We are seeking an Arts and Culture Engagement Officer to join the Arts and Cultural Development team. Reporting to the Community Arts and Culture Coordinator, your role is to:

  • support the Arts and Cultural Development team by coordinating communications, marketing and promotions, and facilitating programs for internal and external stakeholders to achieve social, economic and cultural outcomes.

About you

You will have:

  • Experience delivering marketing campaigns and arts activations an advantage,
  • Capacity to identify opportunity, generate buy-in and facilitate strategic solutions,
  • Ability to demonstrate the City of Kingston’s values of Future Orientated, Accountable, Dynamic, Expert, Community and Celebration,
  • Expertise and demonstrated experience in facilitating multifaceted projects on time and within budget, and
  • Appropriate academic qualification and/or experience in project management.

What we can offer

This is a part-time permanent position.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, paid parental leave, salary packaging, study/development assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance.  Full time employees also have access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How to Apply

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply button to submit your application – Cover Letter/Selection Criteria 2 pages max, CV/Resume – 4 pages max. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Francesca Valmorbida, Head Arts and Cultural Development on 0497 611 589 or

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply.

To be considered for the role all applications must be submitted via our Careers recruitment portal.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Essential : Do you hold a current driver’s licence which allows you to drive within Victoria?
  • Essential : Are you willing to undertake a Working with Children Check? Please note, you will need to organise and pay for this if you are successful in progressing to the pre-employment stage of the recruitment process for this position. If you already have a Working with Children Check you will be required to add the City of Kingston as an employer if you are successful for this position.
  • Essential : Do you hold the qualifications required in the position outlined in the position description?

Applications close Tuesday 15 August

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