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Programming Coordinator

Advertiser: Adelaide Festival Centre3 out of 53.0 overall rating (7 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Aug 2019
Work Type
Full Time
Advertising, Arts & Media, Programming & Production

About the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust

Established in 1973, Adelaide Festival Centre (AFC) Trust is the creative hub of South Australia and leading Asia Pacific cultural centre. The AFC produces a bold, exciting and extensive program of festivals, events and performances all year round to inspire educate and entertain audiences from a variety of ages, experience and cultures. The AFC prides itself on providing constant support, development and maintaining a positive work environment for all employees whilst upholding exceptional customer service to external organisations and patrons, as the home of performing arts in South Australia.

About the vacancy

AFC is looking for an ambitious programming professional to coordinate the delivery of our Cabaret Festival and Commercial program. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, passionate and have an enthusiasm for working in the arts industry.     

Reporting to the Executive Producer, Cabaret and Commercial, this position’s key responsibility is to develop, implement and maintain project schedules, systems and operating procedures to ensure the effective delivery of the festival, including creating and maintaining databases, artist itineraries, artist rehearsal schedules and travel and accommodation. In order to succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated experience working in a festival or major event environment, have sound project coordination skills, the ability to communicate effectively and be extremely organised. Previous experience liaising with artists, companies and agents will be highly considered. This role is available in a full-time capacity for a period of two years.

If you are a programming professional ready to take the next step in your career, don’t miss this opportunity to apply.

Benefits and Culture

The AFC Trust offers a range of benefits to its employees including salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and staff price tickets to shows, festivals and productions.

The South Australian public sector supports flexible ways of working including part-time working arrangements wherever reasonably possible. The sector is diverse and desires to increase in diversity and to create opportunities for more South Australians.


All applications will be treated in strict confidence and must include a cover letter stating your potential contribution to this role, the relevant skills and experience you can offer Adelaide Festival Centre, together with a current resume identifying relevant career, personal and educational achievements.

For more information about the Adelaide Festival Centre and a copy of the position description, please visit the Employment page on our website: Enquires can be directed to Ebony Bott at

Please submit all applications via Seek by 4:00 pm on 30 August 2019.

The application form will include these questions:
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