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ACMI is Australia’s national museum of screen culture. Based in Melbourne/*Naarm, it is a place for our communities to navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the screen culture – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI’s vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs – both in-venue and online – explore the stories, technologies and creators that make our shared screen culture.

Join ACMI as a Festival & Events Coordinator (part-time fixed term job share opportunity) and work on amazing experiences. Reporting to the Festival & Events Manager this role is responsible for planning and delivering a diverse range of festival, education, hospitality and screen culture events with cultural and corporate clients. The role builds and manages strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and contributes to the cultivation and retention of clients through effective communication with stakeholders, managing conflicting priorities and exceptional event delivery.

Our ideal team member will have experience managing/delivering events in a commercial or festival environment. You’ll be an experienced, motivated, confident, collaborative individual with a natural ability to build rapport with clients. With strong organisational and project management skills you will be able to confidently prioritise activities managing competing demands and deadlines. A skilled relationship builder your excellent communication and negotiation skills enable you to solve problems and manage stakeholder expectations. Your love of all things festival and events will see you thrive in this role.

If successful you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture, technology and media, cultural diversity, and inspiring new forms of creativity in our communities. This Grade 3 role is offered on a part time fixed term basis (2 days per week job share arrangement for 12 months, working Wednesdays & Thursdays) with a starting salary of $73,842 pro rata plus super. You’ll work a mix of WFH and from Federation Square.

To apply follow the online application process, submit your resume and a cover letter (no more than one page please).

Please note interviews will be held on Monday 20 March 2023.

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds. ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTIQA+ community and all sectors of the community. Please contact us at [email protected] or 03 8663 2200 to discuss making adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

*Naarm is the traditional Aboriginal name for Melbourne which encompasses the traditional lands of the Kulin Nation, a collective of five Aboriginal language groups, the Wurundjeri, Boon Wurrung, Wathaurrung, Taungurung and Dja Dja Wurrung. 

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