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ILBIJERRI Theatre Company is the longest-established First Peoples’ theatre company in Australia, celebrating 30 years strong in 2021. We create, present and tour powerful and engaging theatre by First Nations artists to audiences across Australia and the world.

As a fast-growing company, recently joining the National Performing Arts Partnership Framework (NPAPF), we are increasing our reach and influence across the performing arts sector.


The Producer plays a vital role in the delivery of a diverse program of new work, touring, artist development, community engagement and cultural regeneration. The role requires previous experience in producing including in contracting, scheduling, logistics, relationship building and budgeting.

The Producer works closely with the Head of Producing, Executive Director, Artistic Director and producing team to implement the day-to-day delivery of ILBIJERRI’s artistic programming, administer the creation and presentation of new work and touring, and support the development of new community and artist development initiatives and programs.

This position is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).


  • Experience and understanding of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures and communities, particularly in relation to arts.
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated networks within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Australian arts community
  • Demonstrated administrative and organisational skills, preferably with practical producing, contracting and budgeting experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a diverse range of people including artists, presenters, stakeholders and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  • Capacity to work autonomously, manage deadlines and show initiative.
  • Enthusiastic and hard-working attitude and a willingness to learn.


  • Download the Position Description here.
  • If you have further questions about the role, please contact Nina Bonacci , Head of Producers – M: 0411 472 148 or E:
  • Please send your CV, cover letter, and statement addressing the key selection criteria to

Please note that this position is being managed internally. Applications from recruiters will NOT be accepted.