Job Vacancy 17/01 – Cultural Venues Manager

Council is seeking to appoint an experienced performing arts professional to the role of Cultural Venues Manager.

The Burdekin Region offers an outstanding lifestyle that is both contemporary and relaxed. The major township of Ayr is less than an hour’s drive to the city of Townsville. The Burdekin has excellent health and educational facilities, and a wide array of cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

The Burdekin Shire Council owns and operates the shires cultural venues, the Burdekin Theatre and the Burdekin Memorial Hall.

The manager will proactively manage the business and operations, to deliver the strategic, creative and operational requirements of the venues.

Responsible for the management of all aspects of the venues you will lead the cultural venues team to promote the venues as a key focal point for cultural, civic and community events.

You will have strong financial, communication and human resource management skills with a customer service focus.

The capacity to develop and implement artistic programs and events including cultural, civic and community activities will be essential.

The successful applicant will have a strong knowledge of the arts and cultural sector and extensive experience in managing or operating cultural facilities and programs.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

Up to a 3 year contract will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Application packages are available from the Human Resources Office on (07) 4783 9800 or you can download the application package using the following link.

Applications can be lodged electronically via the website and must include a cover letter, statements addressing the selection criteria and a current resume. Written applications can also be forwarded to .  Applications close on Monday 13th February, 2017 at 5.00pm.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Manager Community Development, Tony Vaccaro on (07) 4783 9830 or by e-mailing Lisa Trevellick at .

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