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Coordinator Arts & Creative Industries

Advertiser: City of Port PhillipMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Feb 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Advertising, Arts & Media, Management
The City of Port Phillip is committed to a culture of ethical leadership, openness, respect and integrity and provides a great work-life balance.

Coordinator Arts & Creative Industries

  • Band 8 ($110,365 - $123,681) + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Permanent full-time position
  • St Kilda

About the Organisation

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more.  

About the Role

The City of Port Phillip is one of Melbourne’s oldest neighbourhoods and has a rich cultural heritage. We are known for having a vibrant arts and creative industries sector that is inventive and inclusive.

This role is an exciting opportunity to lead the strategic development of the City’s Arts and Creative Industries team and to help to build our community’s capacity to create, participate in and enjoy culture and the arts.

The Arts and Creative Industries team delivers its services and projects through the City’s Art and Soul: Creative and Prosperous City Strategy and you will be pivotal in implementing this strategy by building mutually beneficial creative partnerships and collaborations with individuals and organisations across the municipality.

Duties:

  • Manage arts and cultural services across the City of Port Phillip including performing and visual arts and heritage services, the Port Phillip City Collection and exhibitions, arts programs, grants and cultural capacity building, and supporting the growth of creative industries
  • Manage the Arts and Creative Industries team and oversee their projects, resourcing and budgets
  • Lead the development, implementation and review of the City’s arts and cultural plans, policies and strategies.
  • Proactively build and maintain positive and mutually beneficial partnerships with arts organisations, artists, creative industries practitioners, community reference committees and advisory panels.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary level qualifications or equivalent and extensive knowledge and experience in the arts, cultural heritage and creative industries, preferably in a local government environment.
  •  Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, including the demonstrated ability to develop and implement collaborative strategies that support the arts and creative industries in the community.
  • Proven team leadership and management experience, particularly during periods of peak activity and change.
  • Track record of effective influencing, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  •  Ability to effectively plan and manage complex projects, budgets and resources.

Culture

People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace.  We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.

Benefits

  • We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs.
  • Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.
  • Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well-regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Click APPLY.

All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria which is located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Justine Hyde, Manager Cultural and Economic Development, on 03 8563 7730 or email justine.hyde@portphillip.vic.gov.au.

Applications close midnight Sunday 1 March.

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Gia Tran (HR Business Partner) on email: helppc@portphillip.vic.gov.au

City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation, so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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At City of Port Phillip we value and encourage diversity in our workplace.
  • Band 8 ($110,365 - $123,681) + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Permanent full-time position
  • St Kilda

About the Organisation

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more.  

About the Role

The City of Port Phillip is one of Melbourne’s oldest neighbourhoods and has a rich cultural heritage. We are known for having a vibrant arts and creative industries sector that is inventive and inclusive.

This role is an exciting opportunity to lead the strategic development of the City’s Arts and Creative Industries team and to help to build our community’s capacity to create, participate in and enjoy culture and the arts.

The Arts and Creative Industries team delivers its services and projects through the City’s Art and Soul: Creative and Prosperous City Strategy and you will be pivotal in implementing this strategy by building mutually beneficial creative partnerships and collaborations with individuals and organisations across the municipality.

Duties:

  • Manage arts and cultural services across the City of Port Phillip including performing and visual arts and heritage services, the Port Phillip City Collection and exhibitions, arts programs, grants and cultural capacity building, and supporting the growth of creative industries
  • Manage the Arts and Creative Industries team and oversee their projects, resourcing and budgets
  • Lead the development, implementation and review of the City’s arts and cultural plans, policies and strategies.
  • Proactively build and maintain positive and mutually beneficial partnerships with arts organisations, artists, creative industries practitioners, community reference committees and advisory panels.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary level qualifications or equivalent and extensive knowledge and experience in the arts, cultural heritage and creative industries, preferably in a local government environment.
  •  Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, including the demonstrated ability to develop and implement collaborative strategies that support the arts and creative industries in the community.
  • Proven team leadership and management experience, particularly during periods of peak activity and change.
  • Track record of effective influencing, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  •  Ability to effectively plan and manage complex projects, budgets and resources.

Culture

People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace.  We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.

Benefits

  • We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs.
  • Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.
  • Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well-regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Click APPLY.

All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria which is located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Justine Hyde, Manager Cultural and Economic Development, on 03 8563 7730 or email justine.hyde@portphillip.vic.gov.au.

Applications close midnight Sunday 1 March.

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Gia Tran (HR Business Partner) on email: helppc@portphillip.vic.gov.au

City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation, so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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