Production Manager, Performance Space

Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Part time (2 days/15 hours per week) year-round

Full Time (5 days/37.5hrs per week) 24 July – 3 November 2016 (3 months)

Extra hours through the year on specific projects as negotiated.

Basis of employment: One year contract; option of renewal on annual review

Salary range: $60,000-65,000 per annum, (pro-rata for part time) depending on experience, plus superannuation

Employment conditions: Pro rata of four (4) weeks annual leave

Applications Due: 5pm, Sunday 26 March 2017

For a full position description and details on how to apply – POSITION DESCRIPTION


The Production Manager leads the delivery of all technical aspects of Performance Space’s projects. This includes a year-round program of residencies and artist development initiatives, and Performance Space’s annual keynote presentation event, the Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art. The Production Manager takes a lead role in the delivery of Liveworks, building and managing a team of technical and production staff whilst overseeing the planning and delivery of all festival projects from a production perspective. This position reports jointly to the Artistic Director and General Manager, and works closely with the Program Manager to ensure that projects’ needs are met within agreed timelines and budgets.

The Production Manager also liaises closely with Carriageworks’ technical and production teams; builds and maintains productive relationships with external suppliers and production partners; and maintains Performance Space’s inventory of technical equipment. The position is also responsible for conducting all relevant risk assessments and actively implementing WH&S policies. Year-round, the Production Manager also manages the acquisition and maintenance of office I.T. requirements.

For more details and how to apply POSITION DESCRIPTION

To enquire about this post, please call Jeff Khan, Artistic Director on 02 8571 9102 email

Applications due – 5pm Sunday March 26th


Make sure to read the position description in full, get in touch to discuss your application and then send the following three things by 5pm Sunday March 26th

    • a curriculum vitae (cv) of no more than two pages listing two references;
    • a cover letter/email addressing why you would like to work for Performance Space AND
    • a statement of no more than two pages that illustrates how your skills, knowledge and experience match the duties and person specifications.