November 24, 2023

Theatre Programs and Events Coordinator – Karralyka Precinct

Position: Theatre Programs and Events Coordinator

Join the leadership team at the Karralyka Centre, a premier theatre and function centre in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.

The Theatre Programs and Events Coordinator is responsible for leading Karralyka Theatre performing arts programs, delivering an innovative and engaging season of performances involving creative program planning, theatre production, box office services, program partnerships and theatre hire activities.  

The role also oversees the Karralyka Functions space, guiding function hire packages, sales and bookings, event planning and outstanding service delivery. Beyond the venue, the position plays a pivotal role in delivering innovative arts events and activations within the wider creative precincts, in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders.

The role calls for a dynamic and positive leader who can drive successful financial and business outcomes, marketing and communications campaigns, fruitful stakeholder engagement and supportive team development. The position works collaboratively with the Coordinator Venue Operations, who supports the theatre facility operational requirements, and reports directly to the Manager Creative Places.

What you will need for success:  

  • Diploma in Arts Management, Business Administration, Production Management, or equivalent qualification, with significant relevant industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a successful and diverse performing arts program, including end to end planning, production and delivery of community, professional and touring shows.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing professional functions and events, including venue and hospitality packages, client relations and sales, site production and operations, event delivery and service development.
  • High level financial management skill including budgeting, procurement, sales, sponsorship, grants and financial reporting, and driving business growth and profitability.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing successful teams and casual staff within a customer focused service model, using high level interpersonal, communication, organisational, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated high level marketing and engagement acumen, including campaign management, digital presence, audience development, and positive stakeholder and partnership engagement,
  • High level skills in administration and box office management, with extensive knowledge of software packages such as SABO, Events Pro, Computron, Chameleon, Seamless CRM and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Flexibility with evening and weekend hours as required.

As part of our selection process, you may be required to have pre-employment checks. (Psychometric Assessment, Medical, CrimCheck and Working with Children Clearance).

To apply online please visit our Careers @ Maroondah

For further information candidates are encouraged to call Elissa Bates, Manager Creative Places on 03 9294 5665  

Closing Date:  Sunday 3 December 2023

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