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Reference Number 14216
Position Title Senior Producer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Arts Development
Geographical Location Frankston
Award Classification Award 6 - Band Levels 6
Hours Per Fortnight 60.8

Senior Producer

Permanent Part Time 30.4 hours per week

Band 6 - $87,194 (pro-rata) per annum plus superannuation  

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector. Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.

What we are looking for? 

Council is looking for a creative Senior Producer within the Arts & Culture Department who will be responsible for balancing the artistic, practical, financial and logistical needs of a new signature Arts, Culture and Heritage festival in Frankston City.

This role will oversee a suite of events that will deliver a comprehensive program of thought-provoking curated art, cultural, heritage and food experiences across multiple venues and spaces that will transform the city, whilst providing opportunities for existing events, local businesses and locally grown content to flourish. Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Develop the artistic program in alignment with the vision of the festival, in liaison with the Head of Programming and the Festival Advisory Committee.
  • Deliver a range of multi-layered events including a key signature attractor, large-scale community participation project, local artist commissions, plus opportunities for existing events to be a part of the broader festival umbrella.
  • Deliver sound financial management of the festival and maintain close financial oversight, including the negotiation of all contract terms including appropriate and rigorous contracting documentation and processes.

About you

  • Proven experience in contemporary, community engaged, cross-disciplinary arts programming.
  • A well-developed understanding and existing networks within the local and national performing arts landscape.
  • Strong time management and organisation skills to manage significant projects and events, managing competing priorities, a variety of stakeholder expectations and the ability to influence and achieve preferred outcomes.
  • Proven experience in festival delivery, informing a multi-year strategy and ability to maintain an overview of multiple productions and projects over several years of planning.

Why you would like to join us?

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave

Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people.  We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, and a current Driver Licence & Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.

Frankston City Council is committed to promoting and protecting children from abuse. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.

 For a position description and to apply visit frankston.vic.gov.au

 Your career, Frankston’s future….

Selection Criteria 1. Tertiary qualifications in Arts, Event Management or a related field, and/or significant equivalent industry experience in producing performing arts events and festivals.
2. Proven experience in festival delivery, informing a multi-year strategy and ability to maintain an overview of multiple productions and projects over several years of planning.
3. Proven experience in contemporary, community engaged, cross-disciplinary arts programming.
4. Experience managing a diverse range of creative partnerships and stakeholders.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficient and confident ability to communicate and relate well with diverse community groups, artists, contractors and stakeholders.
6. Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work under pressure including the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with successful outcomes.
7. Ability to work flexible hours in accordance with the demands of the position.
8. Experience in the marketing and promotion of creative events.
9. Creative production, arts or stage management experience.
Contact Person Tammy Ryan
Contact Number 9784 1705
Closing Date 13/12/2020
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