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Testing Grounds

Testing Grounds

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The Program Administrator is a new role for Testing Grounds, soon to be located at Market Square in the Queen Victoria Market Precinct. Testing Grounds will be providing infrastructure in a public, urban context for creative practices across art, performance, design and education. 

Working from the Site Office three days per week and The Practice office in Brunswick 1 day a week, the Program Administrator will be responsible for facilitating a dynamic and multi-disciplinary public and artist development program with a wide range of different communities. This includes, but is not limited to, general administration, maintaining a calendar of creative projects and event bookings, liaising with stakeholders, producing marketing and communications content and working with creative practitioners at all levels of experience to help realise their goals.

As Testing Grounds evolves to meet the changing needs of the arts environment, the roles required of all its staff will evolve. As such, the applicant should be aware that this document is designed to have a degree of co-authorship and co-design and will be subject to agreeable change as required. This role statement is intended to provide an overall view of the role as at the date of this statement. As such, this is a role that requires a flexible can-do attitude, some flexible work hours and a willingness to get dirty from time to time. It is a job where you will continue to learn new things, have interesting experiences, see great art and form long lasting relationships. We are looking for someone who wants to enable other people and is happy to sit behind the scenes. At Testing Grounds, we believe our job is to find a way to say yes and then get out of the artist’s way.

Apply for position of Program Administrator

Fill out this application form addressing each of the key questions and upload your CV as a PDF.

Applications are due December 10th 2021.

We will respond to all applications. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview in the week of December 13th 2021, with outcomes finalised before the 23rd of December.

The role will commence January 31th 2022.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or access requirements. You can email info@testing-grounds.com.au

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