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September 14, 2017

We are hiring! Associate Producer

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Penrith Performing & Visual Arts | Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

Associate Producer

Penrith Location | 15 hours per week | LGA Level 6

CLOSING DATE Wednesday 4 October (midnight)

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is on the hunt for an Associate Producer, a part-time role working alongside the Creative Producer – New Work and Development and a team of seasonal creatives to deliver Q Theatre’s annual season of projects at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.

This role calls for innovation while working to a project brief, and works closely across all teams including technical and venue to ensure smooth delivery of events. It requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, practical know-how and a flair for organisation as well as creative thinking.

Building audiences, maintaining relationships, documenting, reporting, strategizing and coordinating are all part of the work of the Associate Producer, and priorities shift in accordance with the annual program.

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Nick Atkins, Creative Producer, New Work and Development: nick.atkins@penrith.city

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

August 10, 2017

We are hiring! Night Coordinators x 2

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Night Coordinators – Two part-time roles (Data and Events | Customer Experience)

Penrith Location | approx. 15 hours per week each

LGA Level 5

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is on the hunt for two Night Coordinators, part-time complementary roles that work as part of the broader Venue Services team across the range of educational, artistic, community and Conservatorium programs of the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.

A well-presented, skilled communicator, the Night Coordinator is responsible for security, ticketing and venue services primarily during rehearsal and teaching evening periods. You will need to have skills across a specialised range of systems, excellent communication skills and the ability to think laterally to help coordinate information and services across the diverse teams and extended operating hours of The Joan.

The Night Coordinator – Data and Events will also assist in information collection, reporting and analysis; and the Night Coordinator – Customer Experience will assist in the design and maintenance of collateral and displays across the organisation.

Closing Monday 28 August (midnight)

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Haydn Vredegoor, Venue Operations Coordinator: haydn.vredegoor@penrith.city

NIGHT COORDINATOR – DATA AND EVENTS | MORE INFORMATION AND POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

NIGHT COORDINATOR – CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE | MORE INFORMATION AND POSITION DESCRIPTION HERE

Marketing-Coordinator

MARKETING COORDINATOR

PENRITH PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS

FULL-TIME 12 MONTH CONTRACT (Maternity Leave Cover)

LGA Level 7

(Salary range from $57,185 plus 9.5% super and 17.5% leave loading)

Penrith Location

Here’s a great local opportunity to advance your career in arts management and marketing. Penrith Performing & Visual Arts comprises two of Western Sydney’s leading cultural institutions, the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre and Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest.

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for arts marketing to join our team as our full-time Marketing Coordinator. This position underpins the day-to-day marketing activities across the visual and performing arts in an organisation with exciting growth potential at the heart of the burgeoning Western Sydney region.

The Marketing Coordinator will work across a range of activities including publicity, promotion, distribution, communication, social media, content development, advertising, design, writing, editing, website updates, customer relationship management, general administration, database management and reporting.

If you love the arts and thrive on a fast-paced and dynamic work program then this is the job for you. You will need top-notch organisational skills, a solid grounding in marketing principles and the ability to work across multiple campaigns with competing deadlines whilst maintaining a good sense of humour and a commitment to creativity.

Download the Position Description here

Closing Tuesday 18 April (midnight)

HOW TO APPLY

Please carefully consider the Position Description, including the Essential and Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Experience, and prepare an application that references these. Include an up to date Resume and two referees, and email to:

Dave Garner, Business Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: dave.garner@penrith.city

If you have questions about the role please contact Krissie Scudds, Marketing Manager, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts: krissie.scudds@penrith.city

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January 11, 2017

Join our Front of House Team!

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The Joan is currently seeking Casual Front of House (FOH) Staff to join our venue services team.

Applicants must have a current RSA, First Aid Certificate and NSW Working With Children Check as well as previous bar or hospitality experience &/or proven experience working in a similar role.

Applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends and may also on occasion be offered weekday shifts. The position is suited to a positive, professional and well-presented person who is comfortable with dealing with the general public. Maturity and common-sense are highly valued in the Front of House role.

Duties include ushering for performances and events, bar service, assisting with enquiries and ticket sales through the Box Office, set-up & clean-up for events, general customer service, and various other duties as directed by the FOH Supervisor.

To apply please send a current résumé detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to our Front of House Coordinator, Haydn Vredegoor – foh@jspac.com.au

Closing Date for applications: Monday 13 February.

Click here to download the Position Description

provides a focal point for performing arts activity in the Western Sydney Region