Executive Producer

Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 + superannuation
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours)
Term: Ongoing (6 month probationary period)
Applications Close: 3pm, Friday 15 September

Position Summary

Working alongside ILBIJERRI’s Board of Directors and in close collaboration with the Artistic Director, the Executive Producer provides strong leadership for producing a large-scale program of new works and national and international touring for the company.

The Executive Producer role is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and financial management of the company and its staff, while maintaining a clear focus on the company’s long-term strategic growth and direction under the organisation’s business plan.

The Executive Producer oversees the implementation of the company’s artistic program and coordination of artistic funding submissions and acquittal of program funds. The role is also responsible for overseeing the general coordination of market development and promotion of the company both nationally and internationally.

The Executive Producer and Artistic Director share the role of ILBIJERRI’s Chief Executive Officer.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander / First Nations applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

ILBIJERRI can provide some assistance towards relocation costs for interstate applicants.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Experience and understanding of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders/First Nations cultures and communities, particularly in relation to arts, and a commitment to furthering ILBIJERRI’s Mission in line with our Organisational Values.
  2. Knowledge and experience of the contemporary performing arts sector, Indigenous performing arts and demonstrated experience in and sensitivity to artists, performers and the creative process. 
Ideally this includes experience in producing, touring and artist development within an arts organisation
  3. A tertiary qualification in Business or Arts Management, or equivalent industry experience which includes working knowledge of the daily operations of a small-to-medium arts company and strong financial management experience, including detailed grant submissions and acquittals
  4. Demonstrated high-level written and oral communication skills and strong communication and negotiation experience with a variety of stakeholders including government, philanthropic foundations and industry peers.
  5. Organisational and management skills of a high order, including the ability to 
strategically plan, budget, manage, and evaluate activities and the performance of the 

Position Description

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Application Process

  1. If, after reading through the full Position Description, you have further questions about the role, please call Simeon Moran, Executive Producer on (03) 9329 9097 or email info@ilbijerri.com.au
  2. Your application must consist of a one-page cover letter outlining why you’d be perfect for the role, a statement of no more than two pages addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlining relevant skills and experience, a brief up-to-date CV, and the names and contact details of three professional referees – emailed as a single PDF with your name and the position title as the document’s name. Please keep in mind that if you don’t address the selection criteria we won’t be able to assess your application.
  3. Applications by email only should be sent to info@ilbijerri.com.au by 3pm on Friday 15 September 2017.
  4. After the close of applications, shortlisting will quickly take place, and to be fair to all applicants, no late applications will be accepted.
  5. While receipt of all complete and correctly submitted applications will be acknowledged by email, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted personally, and we appreciate your patience in not contacting us during this time.
  6. Interviews will take place between 25 & 27 September 2017 at the ILBIJERRI office. If you already know that you are unavailable at this time, please advise us in your covering letter.

Further Information

For more information, please contact:

Simeon Moran, Executive Producer

T (03) 9329 9097

E info@ilbijerri.com.au