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Darebin City Council

PO Box 91, Preston VIC 3072
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Phone: 8470 8351
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Arts Administration and Engagement Officer


Job Description:

Position No: E53020
Salary: $61,085 per annum (pro rata)
Permanent, Part time (0.8 EFT)

Applications Close: Wednesday 28 March 2018 at noon
Contact: Wendy Dinning on 8470 8472

Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). 

Are you a dynamic arts administrator with experience in stakeholder engagement ready to join the Darebin Creative Culture and Events Department? 

This exciting role will see you support the successful operations of the Creative Culture and Events team, associated arts facilities across Council, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community.

You will be able to develop relationships and engagement strategies that connect Darebin Arts with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, artists, producers, organisations and leaders within Darebin.

If you’re interested and think you have the right skills and experience, we’d love to hear from you. If you’re short-listed interview, you’re welcome to bring a support person along. 

Apply online at www.darebin.vic.gov.au or forward hard copy applications to: Manager People and Development, Darebin City Council, PO Box 91, PRESTON VIC 3072.

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria as detailed in the position description will not be considered. Darebin City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and safety screening processes apply.

Job Requirements:

The Arts Administration and Engagement Officer, under the direction of the Creative Culture and Events Manager, will work closely with all Creative Culture and Events team, associated arts facilities across Council, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community. The incumbent will:
  • Have a strong focus on professional service delivery, commitment to quality and continuous improvement
  • Provide administrative and systems support to assist with the smooth operation of Creative Culture and Events Department
  • Provide high level administrative and systems support including data collection systems and analysis, stakeholder engagement, communication and delivery of improvement projects
  • Administer enquires, bookings, maintenance and marketing administration for Department activities
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the community and key stake holders
The Creative Culture and Events Department includes Northcote Town Hall, Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre and Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, as well as the Arts Programming, Festivals and Events, Civic Events, Collections Management, Asset Management and Public Art, Arts Policy and Cultural Planning.


Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support, Data Entry-Order Processing
Creative-Design: Advertising Writing (Creative), General-Other: Creative-Design, Graphic Arts-Illustration
Marketing-Product: Events-Promotional Marketing
Project-Program Management: Event Planning-Coordination, Program Management

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Full time, Part time, Contractor, Intern, Seasonal


Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Arts Administration and Engagement Officer


Admin-Clerical, Customer Service, Design, Entry Level, General Business




61,085.96 per annum (pro rata) per year