Artists in the Black Engagement Officer (Northern Territory)

Posted on May 2, 2024 Closing date 10/06/2024

This is an Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander identified position

Do you love arts and culture? Want to work to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists know their rights and are not exploited?

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in dealing with the challenges faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and/or communities, including (but not limited to) artists and arts organisations.  
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, organisations and networks and a robust network within this sector. 
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including presentation skills and in particular, the ability to explain complex issues in a clear and simple way. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a diverse range of people and organisations, including artists, arts organisations, lawyers, representatives of government and community organisations. 
  • Well-developed administration, organisational and self-management skills, including word processing, email and other general computer skills and excellent attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a small office team, including reporting to management team and communicating effectively within that team. 
  • Motivated and a self-starter who can work independently as needed. 
  • Ability to work remotely and to travel to engage with Aboriginal clients and communities in the NT, and to participate in the delivery of the AITB program’s outreach work. 
  • Ability to travel to Sydney to work in the Arts Law office, if required. 
  • Current Australian drivers’ licence 

What can we offer?

  • $37,500 – $42,500 per annum (+ salary packaging + superannuation). 
  • Part-time (18 – 21 hours per week).
  • This role is based in NT (either Darwin or Alice Springs).
  • Work directly with artists and communities.
  • Work in a small team with a friendly and supportive environment.

For the complete job description and selection criteria download the position description. Please email your application to: [email protected]

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