Position: New Senior Producer
Contract: 2-year fixed-term contract (Full-time position)
This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of Senior Producer, Creative Industries and Programming. Reporting to the Head of Programming, the Senior Producer, Creative Industries and Programming is responsible for supporting the Programming function in the management and presentation of Geelong Arts Centre’s curated presenter programs including but not limited to the following programs:
- Creative Engine – supporting the creation and development of new work and a pathway to professional practice for local creatives through professional development opportunities, grants, residencies, workshops and networking. Supporting the Head of Programming in the commissioning of new works.
- Project X – a new program celebrating new works, contemporary Australian voices, new mediums, immersive and experimental works.
- Music –creating a music program that incorporates a range of large scale commercial events through to small local gigs for contemporary and classical music.
- Ad-hoc Events such as Melbourne Fringe Takeover, White Night, Geelong Design Week etc.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Demonstrated experience working with individual artists and creatives and developing new work.
- Demonstrated experience in managing relationships with independent or major arts organisations
- Demonstrated ability to source, analyse and balance artistic product that is relevant, creative and challenging for audiences.
- Proven track record in end-to-end project management of programs and events, including contract negotiation and management.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the performing arts across a range of art forms, including future directions and best practice models.
- Demonstrated skill and experience in producing and project managing events, including artist and performer liaison.
- Current knowledge of arts industry funding relevant to the Centre’s programs and experience in the development of successful applications.
- five years in event management/arts administration.
A tertiary qualification in a related discipline is desirable.
A working knowledge of schools and arts education programs, school-work experience programs, experience with venue engagement and/or experience in artist lead initiatives favourable.
Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!
To apply for this opportunity please click the Apply button and provide a cover letter including your ability to meet the key requirements outlined in the position description, and a current CV. Please direct any queries to: email@example.com attention Liza Cumming, Manager People and Culture.
Applications close Midnight 23 September 2022
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