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Manager, Venue Services & Events – SLM

Closing date:   October 5, 2022
Institution:   Sydney Living Museums
Salary:   Clerk Grade 9/10 - $143,236. Package includes salary ($116,211 to $128,061), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status:   Full-time, ongoing
Location :   Sydney Region / Sydney City
Contact name:   Susan Sedgwick, 0408 467 236
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

We are looking for a bold and passionate Manager, Venue Services & Events who is excited to join a leading NSW Government Executive Agency as we embark on a period of change and expansion. You will be joining a professional and dynamic team that is focused on delivering high quality results and services.

What we do
State Archives and Records Authority of NSW (SARA) and Sydney Living Museums (SLM) have been partnered together since 2019. SLM is a State cultural institution that cares for a group of 12 of the most important NSW historic houses, gardens and their collections, including the National and UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks. Housing a vast collection pre-dating European settlement in 1788, SARA is one of Australia’s preeminent archives and records authorities; responsible for the development, preservation, and access to the State’s archives. Managing and storing over 750kms of government records for NSW public sector offices.

The organisations also operate commercial functions that contribute significantly to the sustainability of the agencies. This includes retail, food & beverage, venue hire and, through SARA’s Government Records Repository, commercial storage, records management, digitisation and consultancy services.

We have an exciting opportunity to create a new cultural institution, Museums of History NSW (MHNSW) by bringing together the Sydney Living Museums (SLM) and State Archives and Records Authority of NSW (SARA).  As MHNSW, our collective assets and expertise will enable us to achieve even more, together.  The new organisation will be the first cultural institution in NSW with history as its core focus – collecting, managing, preserving, and providing public access to government archives, objects, materials, buildings, places and stories that shape the historic, social, political and cultural identity of NSW.

Alongside the creation of Museums of History NSW will be the formation of the State Records Authority NSW (SRANSW) which will be separate to Museums of History NSW and will focus on record keeping standards, regulation, advice, education and policy.

Be a part of this once-in-a-generation opportunity!

What you’ll do with us
This role will maximise self-generated revenue from commercial venue hire activities, hospitality partnerships, and experiential activations with managerial responsibility for venue hire and leasehold operations to meet Sydney Living Museums strategic priorities.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.


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