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Programming Coordinator

Department of Premier & Cabinet - Sydney, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


Position No: SOH1704
Applications Close: Sunday, 16 May 2021, 11:59pm
Role Enquiries: [email protected] 
Technical Enquiries: Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679
Salary: Base salary of $62,396 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation contributions 
Job Status: 
Role 1 – Programming Coordinator, SOH Presents: Full-time, Ongoing
Role 2 – Programming Coordinator, Centre for Creativity: Full-time, Temporary (12 months)

Contracts will be issued in order of merit.

At the Sydney Opera House you will be surrounded by supportive and hardworking teams who are filled with passion and creativity. You will be inspired to create value in everything you do and will be provided with opportunities to grow and achieve while making a positive contribution to our community.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website. 

SOH Presents (SOHP) is the Opera House’s internal programming department, producing over 150 different events each year across the genres of Contemporary Music, Talks & Ideas, Children Families & Creative Learning, Contemporary Performance, dance, classical music, and First Nations Programming. This position works across all art forms and is responsible for providing a range of support to ensure the efficient delivery of SOHP festivals and artistic programs, including artist liaison, planning and scheduling, logistics, and administration. 

Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role descriptions.
Role 1 – Programming Coordinator, SOH Presents
Role 2 – Programming Coordinator, Centre for Creativity

We are looking for someone with:

  • A passion for and experience in the performing arts, preferably in an arts company environment working in an administrative or logistics support role.
  • Experience working directly with artists. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both with internal and external stakeholders; plus a ‘customer first’ approach to all tasks and situations. 
  • Highly developed and demonstrated attention to detail when undertaking all tasks. 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work in a fast-paced, challenging arts venue environment 
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in the provision of high-level administrative and operational support in a busy, demanding environment 
  • Ability to apply procurement policies and an understanding of budgeting and financial management 
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work both independently and within a team environment. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office required; experience using database and event management software highly regarded. 
  • Prior experience in production, stage management, travel and logistics, and/or artist liaison roles highly regarded.

Being Australia’s premier cultural institution, tourism destination & a celebrated community meeting place, we are commitment to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment for all our staff. With values of Safety, Creativity, Excellence, Collaboration & Accountability your professional life is provided with every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with the Sydney Opera House gives you access to a great range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to a range of internal and external professional development programs
  • Fitness Passport & complimentary wellbeing programs including pilates, yoga, circuit classes, physiotherapy sessions as well as other wellbeing initiatives 
  • Working for an organisation with a 5 Star Green Star Performance Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)
  • Working for an organisation who has committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • And many more!

Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, refugee status and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We seek to provide workplace adjustments at all relevant stages of the recruitment process such as interpreters, alternative formats or other access supports. You can specify in the application form if you require any adjustments or please ask us at any stage. If you need to contact us about making workplace adjustments during the recruitment process please send an email to [email protected] or call us on 02 9250 7743. 

Applicants are asked to include the following documents with their applications

  • Up to date resume of no more than five pages
  • Address their suitability in a cover letter of no more than one page

In additional, applicants will be prompted to answer the following two targeted questions in the online application platform.

  1. A Programming Coordinator will have a suite of different projects allocated to them at any one time. Outline your experience in working on at least three different projects or productions at the same time, giving a specific example of how you successfully managed competing priorities, deadlines and stakeholders.
  2. The ability to predict potential project issues, and to expertly and calmly manage issues you can’t predict, is integral to success in the Programming Coordinator role. Provide one example where you personally identified a potential project issue before it occurred and successfully implemented mitigations; and provide another example where you encountered an issue you couldn’t have predicted, but steered the situation and project towards a successful outcome.

Applicants MUST create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/. Only applicants who apply online and include the requested documentation will be considered for this position. 

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment . The assessment seeks information only relevant to performing the inherent requirements of the job, it remains strictly confidential and applicants will be informed of the result.

Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.