Position: Programming Team Leader
Contract: Permanent Full Time
Salary: Band 6 – $88k + 10.5% Superannuation
Be part of a unique opportunity to open an iconic performing arts centre in Melbourne’s east!
We employ passionate, customer-focused people who are committed to delivering service excellence for our community. Whitehorse City Council is a leader in the provision of arts and cultural services in the eastern region. Led by a dynamic team, your skills and expertise will be valued in a collaborative and engaging environment.
Opening in 2023, Whitehorse’s new performing arts centre will be an innovative, versatile and inspiring cultural venue set in an expansive parkland setting. The facility will offer large-scale theatrical performances and intimate shows across two theatres, festivals in the natural amphitheatre, classes in purpose-built spaces and function spaces for events.
At Whitehorse City Council, community is at the heart of everything we do. To stay ahead of and best respond to the evolving changes and needs of the community, the organisation is undertaking an exciting transformation journey that will transform ways of working and will empower employees to be innovative and constantly striving towards providing excellent customer experience at all times. The five pillars of our transformation focus on:
- Excellent Customer Experience and Service Delivery
- Great Organisational Culture
- Innovation and Continuous Improvement
- Good Governance and Integrity
- Long Term Financial Sustainability
The Programming Team Leader coordinates the development and delivery of performing arts programming and utilisation for the Whitehouse Performing Arts Centre (WPAC).
The position will coordinate and develop the venue’s entrepreneurial curated programs as well as ensuring commercial and community venue hire is maximised. The position will grow and diversify its performing arts audience, develop community engagement opportunities, and ensure revenue targets are achieved.
- Degree or diploma in a related field plus some experience in performing arts programming or; lesser formal qualifications and significant relevant experience in performing arts programming.
- Experience in developing, programming and implementing relevant performing arts and cultural initiatives within a performing arts centre context which engage audiences diverse in age, gender, cultural identity and ability.
- Demonstrated leadership and management skills to effectively manage a small dynamic team.
- Experience developing business relationships and partnerships.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with a range of key stakeholders.
In return, we will offer:
- The ability to make a difference
- Great working conditions
- An extensive Health and Wellbeing offering
- Career opportunities
Further information is available from Robyn McNicol on 0417 109 544. We ask that applications please address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.
Apply now to be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Applications close 9 October 2022
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