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Digital Communications Director

Digital Communications Director

Applications close 31 May 2017 

Melbourne International Film Festival is seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator for a festival contract role to start on Tuesday 13 June until Friday 25 August 2017.

The Digital Communications Coordinator will execute effective campaign communications, target and segment audiences and develop relevant festival content to drive ticket sales and festival audience attendance for social, eDM and paid digital advertising platforms, liaising closely with the Marketing & Communications Manager, Systems Manager, festival creative agency and media agency. The candidate will be communicating about films and film-related events, so a passion for film or experience within an arts/cultural context is highly desirable.

This is a new festival contract role for 2017 joining the marketing team.

For more info go here

MWF seeks Artistic Director

MWF seeks Artistic Director

Applications close 13 June 2017 

Melbourne Writers Festival is seeking its next Artistic Director to design and deliver festivals that inspire, challenge and delight existing and new audiences in 2018 and beyond.

The Artistic Director provides the organisation’s artistic vision and curatorial leadership and is responsible for initiating, developing and delivering the artistic program. The Artistic Director is deeply committed to literature, writing and ideas, and to creating extraordinary audience experiences.

For more info go here

Express Media Toolkits

Express Media Toolkits

Applications close 31 May 2017 

Toolkits is a rigorous 12-week program for writers aged 30 and under to develop their skills in a unique and exciting online environment. Each program includes one-on-one mentoring and feedback from an established writer, specialised presentations from guest artists and the opportunity to network with other young people working in the same literary form.

For more info go here

BalletLab Master Classes

BalletLab Master Classes

23 – 29 June | Temperance Hall 

The 2017 Master Class and Workshop series Pacific, will be a week long dance and performance intensive culminating in a public presentation at PABL’s new contemporary art and performance space, Temperance Hall in South Melbourne.

The schedule for the week comprises of daily contemporary dance Master Classes led by an esteemed line up of PABL artists and alumni including Luke George, Deanne Butterworth, Joanne White and Timothy Walsh, along with rehearsals to learn repertoire from Pacific.  The learned repertoire will be performed for invited VIP guests at the conclusion of the workshop, Friday June 30.

For more info go here

Yarra Ranges Grants for Community

Yarra Ranges Grants for Community

Applications close 16 July 2017 

The Yarra Ranges Grants for Community program supports community-based projects that build the social and cultural life of the region. It is a platform for local groups, not-for-profit organisations and individuals to lead projects that identify and respond to community concerns and aspirations.

The program is also part of Council’s contribution to sustaining a connected and inclusive community.

The Arts and Heritage stream supports groups and individuals to deliver projects that develop, explore and express Yarra Ranges diverse cultural heritage, creative practice and foster opportunities for community to experience and participate. Applicants can apply for up to $10 000.

For more info go here

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

Applications close 19 June 2017 

Expressions Of Interest are now being accepted for residency requests for the period July to December 2017.

Since 2004, in partnership with AlburyCity and Murray Arts, the Month In The Country program at the Splitters Creek farmhouse has hosted many talented playwrights, performers, directors, choreographers and composers. A Month In The Country is a rare resource in the national landscape, enabling dozens of artists each year to seed and develop work for our national stages. Artists give back to the community by running workshops for students and local artists during their residencies.

For more info go here

Darebin Arts Partnership Initiative

Darebin Arts Partnership Initiative

Applications close 14 June 2017 

Applications are now open for the 2017-2018 Arts Partnership Initiative.

Council is seeking interest from individual artists and arts organisations, for the 2017-2018 Arts Partnership Initiative which aim to create new partnerships that enable inclusive artistic collaborations within Darebin. The Arts Partnership Initiative contributes to a key ambition of the Creative Darebin Arts Strategy 2014-2020 to increase access and meaningful participation in the arts for priority communities.

Stream 1: Project Partnerships or
Stream 2: Key Cultural Organisations.

Funding requests for both streams are capped at $8,000.

For more info go here

Room to Move

Room to Move

Applications close 1 June 2017 

ROOM TO MOVE is a non-curated program for work-in-progress showings at Dancehouse.  It is designed to begin to develop the artist’s and dance community’s critical faculties and to assist the artist to create new work.

ROOM TO MOVE aims:

To offer critical examination frames and tools for the maker in the making

To embed criticality in Australian dance making as a practice of discourse and exchange

To develop critical understanding and appreciation of dance for audiences

To generate critical dialogue

Dancehouse will:

  • Offer you 10 hrs in kind space in the lead up to the presentation.

  • Offer you one of our spaces, house lights and access to a standard PA system

  • Promote the evening (free entry for the audience)

  • Provide FOH

  • Remunerate the critics

For more info go here

Literary Associate

Literary Associate

Applications close 25 May 2017 

Melbourne Theatre Company is looking for someone experienced in dramaturgy and/or literary management. The Literary Associate will be supporting certain communication and dramaturgical tasks that relate to an exciting new MTC program, which is yet to be launched.

You will need to show evidence of the following:
• Good communication skills;
• High level of accuracy, clarity and brevity, with good attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines;
• Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision;
• Initiative and ability to prioritise multiple tasks;
• Willingness to work as part of a team to achieve departmental objectives.

For more info go here

Program Manager

Program Manager

Applications close 31 May 2017 

West Space is seeking an outstanding individual to join them as their new Program Manager.

West Space is a small-to-medium sized, publically funded contemporary art space based in Melbourne, Australia. West Space provides an experimental and responsive platform for the development, exhibition and contextualisation of artists’ work.

The Program Manager’s key responsibility is to manage the successful delivery of the organisation’s artistic and public programs. The position works closely with artists, freelance curators and the Director, and is an important face of the organisation to the public and key stakeholders.

For more info go here