Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant

Office and Marketing Coordinator
12 month maternity leave cover position available

Part-time (35 hours a week) contract position to provide office, accounting and marketing coordination for the iconic not-for-profit Workshop Arts Centre (Willoughby).

  • 5 day a week role – short hours 9am to 4pm (other options negotiable).
  • Pivotal role driving our marketing and promotional activities.
  • Coordinate and oversee office procedures.

The Workshop Arts Centre is currently looking to appoint a suitable candidate on a 12 month contract to cover our Office and Marketing Coordinator role. This role reports to the Centre General Manager.

The Workshop Arts Centre is an independent not-for-profit art centre established in 1961 by Joy Ewart with assistance from fellow artists and supporters to promote and foster appreciation of the creative and visual arts.

In cultural terms, the Workshop has established itself as a unique and valuable asset within the local and broader community and is also home to the Ewart gallery. Today it is a busy place where over thirty teaching and visiting artists offer professional tuition across some sixty classes each week, in painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and children’s art.

We are seeking to contract an Office and Marketing Coordinator to cover a maternity leave position and to ensure the smooth day-to day running of the Centre. The Office and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining our website and social media profile, customer service, financial management support and promotion and marketing activities. The role reports to the General Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide friendly and responsive customer service to all who contact the Workshop Arts Centre via face to face, telephone or electronic.
  • Manage membership services.
  • Prepare marketing and promotional campaigns and materials.
  • Develop and maintain the Centre’s website and online profile.
  • Support the financial management of the Centre including banking, accounts payable and receivable.
  • Oversee maintenance of Centre database and enrolment system.
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute to the continuous improvement of the administration and work place practices of the Centre.

Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in arts administration/ marketing and/or five years equivalent experience.
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and promoting arts programs and facilities.
  • Able to priorities and organise multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated and highly developed skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, MailChimp, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining databases and websites.
  • Well-developed financial and budget administration skills including intermediate experience with MYOB or equivalent.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.
  • An affinity for and understanding of Australian contemporary art as well as the small to medium arts and/or not-for-profit sector.

To be eligible for this position you must have Australian Citizenship or Permanent residency status.

Please include a cover letter directly addressing the selection criteria with your application.

Applications close on 16 February 2018

For further information contact Ruth Caro on 02 9958 6540