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Katherine Regional Arts is looking for a new Arts Development Officer to begin in February!

Katherine Regional Arts is saying goodbye to it’s Arts Development cross Finance Officer Lill and is looking for a new passionate and dedicated Community Arts Development Officer to join our small team!

This varied role combines communications, project management, administration and finance (optional) in a fun and creative work environment.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Communicate Katherine Regional Arts’ program of events to the public through monthly newsletters, social media, ads in the local newspaper and community engagement
  • Co-ordinate public workshops, open studios and artist in residencies, liaising with artists, committee members and the community
  • Management of our Solar Cinema, including liaising with clients, co-ordinating hiring logistics, set-up and pack-down
  • Help co-ordinate, plan and deliver the annual Junk Sculpture Festival. This includes managing teams of volunteers; liaising with stakeholders, artists, sponsors and the media; setting up and packing down of the festival
  • The job entails shifting, setting up, demounting and lifting heavy items – responsible handling must be practiced at all times
  • Develop and distribute promotional material for community events
  • Evaluation of Katherine Regional Arts’ activities and events
  • Maintain membership, equipment hire and asset registers
  • Grant writing and various administrative tasks as required
  • Responding to community enquiries and feedback
  • If the applicant has experience in bookkeeping, there is the option of one extra day per week

Key selection criteria:

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven project management experience
  • A passion for the arts and community development
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop Elements, WordPress and general computer literacy
  • Flexibility, patience and intercultural awareness
  • Bookkeeping experience and proficiency in MYOB desired but not essential

The Community Arts Development Officer position is casual – 3 days p/week

To be considered for the role, please send the following to by December 20, 2018.

  • CV or work portfolio demonstrating your skills and experience relevant to the position description including two references
  • Cover letter that addressing key selection criteria


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