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An exciting opportunity for an early career arts administrator with great skills and a love of theatre

Playwriting Australia’s Administration Officer is an entry-level role assisting with the day to day running of our busy Sydney office. This is a new part-time position commencing in March 2014, working 9.30am to 1.30pm daily, Monday to Friday.

The Administration Officer is our first point of contact for artists and stakeholders and provides assistance on a range of office tasks including correspondence, travel, data entry, financial processes, filing and staff and Board meeting arrangements.

The role also encompasses assisting with project management and events, including the administration of script submissions to Playwriting Australia’s artistic programs and events.

You”ll be working at the front line of the organisation, so you must possess a calm and friendly manner in person, in writing and over the phone and be comfortable working with artists. You must have rigorous

attention to detail, outstanding communication skills and a willingness to learn.

Experience in office administration and a general knowledge of the theatre sector would be beneficial. This part time position would suit a graduate wanting to pursue a career in arts management.

Applications close Monday 24 February 2014


How to apply

Download and read the position description before applying.

Prepare your application, including:

  • Up to date CV/Resume
  • A covering letter or statement, to a maximum of 2 pages, addressing the Key Selection Criteria (see page 3 of the position description) and any additional notes about your knowledge, experience and interests as they relate to the position.
  • Contact details for at least two professional referees


Email your application to:

or send it by post: Playwriting Australia, PO Box 3035 Redfern NSW 2016

Closing date: Monday 24 February 2014, 5PM



Amanda Macri, General Manager
(02) 8571 9173


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