Creative Destination Events Lead – Frankston Arts Centre
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Position: Creative Destination Events lead Contract:This is a temporary full-time role ending on 30 June 2024. Salary: This role is a Band 7 currently remunerated between $104,144 to $116,110 per annum plus superannuation.
Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay, where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.
Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future-focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!
About the role
Council’s Arts & Culture Department is looking for an innovative individual for a Creative Destination Events Lead role. Through proactive leadership, advocacy, specialist advice and extensive industry networks, this role will position Frankston City as a contemporary arts and culture destination for major and regional events that attract new audiences and drive year-round visitation.
As the successful candidate, you will develop and manage strategic partnerships to attract high-profile event organisers, production houses and creatives that enable them to hold their events in Frankston City, in alignment with Council’s Destination Events Strategy.
You will have:
Extensive experience and knowledge of positioning destinations with Events as the key driver;
Knowledge of the national arts and cultural sector, working across genres, with the skills, energy and ambition to achieve substantial artistic, visitation and community outcomes;
Extensive networks within the Arts and/or Creative Events industry at a Local, State and National level;
Demonstrated knowledge of the tourism sector and how to activate and elevate a City to drive visitation; and
Demonstrated ability to procure quality events, artistic product and services including the management and negotiation of contracts and projects.
Why Frankston Council?
Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:
Flexible working hours;
Rostered Day Off;
Access to professional and career development opportunities;
Paid Parental leave; and
Christmas Shut Down Leave.
We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you.
Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.
Frankston City Council has zero tolerance for child abuse. Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.
You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.
Covid-19 Vaccination Information
It is a condition of employment that all Frankston City Council employees are required to have Covid-19 Vaccinations and any associated boosters as required by Council’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be required to declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status and provide a copy of a valid Vaccination Certificate as part of the pre-employment process, prior to being offered a role.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Tammy Ryan on 0404 738 978 or via email at Tammy.Ryan@frankston.vic.gov.au