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Australia Council for the Arts

Level 5, 60 Union Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Phone: 0292159079
Web Site: www.australiacouncil.gov.au

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Area Manager


Job Description:

The Australia Council for the Arts is committed to equity and inclusion and welcomes applications from diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, cultural and regional communities, including people with disability. 

About the role: 

The Australia Council has created 4 new Area Manager positions. These Area Managers will be responsible for the relationship management on a contract and reporting basis to multi-year funded arts organisations (MYFO). 

These positions will be based in Sydney but have a national remit to ensure all jurisdictions across Australia are covered. 

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible working hours
  • 3-year full-time contract
  • Paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Work in a positive environment that embraces diversity and supports your development
  • Salary package of $95,789 per annum + 9.5% superannuation 

What will you be doing?

  • Managing partnerships and reporting for a portfolio of MYFOs and associated government funding partners within the jurisdictional remit
  • Contributing to the management of key government frameworks
  • Assessing the impact of the challenges facing the MYFO portfolios in your jurisdiction
  • Partnering with the internal artform leads to frame priorities for multi-year funding decisions

Job Requirements:

What skills and experience will you bring?

  • Strong knowledge and experience within the arts and cultural sector
  • Demonstrated experience in arts administration
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills
  • Experience driving strategic actions required to engage stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen complimented with the ability to influence analysis

Does this sound like you?

To access the position description and apply, follow the link below to our careers page. 

Applications close 9 February 2020 at 11:59pm AEDT 

This is not an Australian Public Service position.


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Sydney, NSW, Australia


Area Manager