Technical Coordinator Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Posted on Monday, August 20th, 2012

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2012
Technical Coordinator Sidney Myer Music Bowl (SMMB)
Full Time Fixed Term (6 Months)
$66,216 – $70,296 Pro Rata (Band 3.3)

About Arts Centre Melbourne
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, the Arts Centre Melbourne presents world-class performing arts in a year round exciting program.  Experience Australia’s best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music and community participation events. 

Our values describe behaviours we will demonstrate in our interactions with Visitors, Presenters, Government and each other: Leadership, Creativity, Inspiration, Inclusivity, Integrity.

About the Position
The Bowl season 2012/2013 is shaping up as a sensational summer of diverse shows. Parklife returns in October followed by an exciting program of festivals and headline acts including Chunky Move with the Melbourne Festival, some of the biggest names in contemporary music such as The Black Keys in November, award winning Gotye in December and a blast from the past with Weezer in January. These events combined with our regular shows -Carols by Candlelight, Australia Day and the free MSO concerts will see a busy and exciting summer at the Bowl.

This role works closely with the SMMB Manager, production managers and staff, along with presenters to ensure events run safely and efficiently, and reports directly to the Operations Manager, Safety & Learning.

The Technical Coordinator will coordinate the technical delivery of events at the SMMB – pre event planning and scheduling, venue technical preparation and event delivery, overseeing of Arts Centre Melbourne production staff, liaison with presenter technical staff and actively contributing to event safety and improvements to operations at the SMMB.

To deliver a successful summer program, you will need to apply your broad knowledge of production technical disciplines and technologies, awareness of OH&S requirements, strong service ethic and problem solving abilities. Your ability to deliver under pressure will see you thrive in this busy and hands-on role!

What We Offer
At Arts Centre Melbourne we value people who are energetic and passionate about what they do, in return we offer a strong Wellbeing program, access to leading performances, a staff café and learning and development opportunities.

To apply, applications should be forwarded to by 5.00pm, 31 August 2012.