EMPLOYMENT | Mowanjum Art Centre seeks new Manager

Friday, 28 April 2017

Key Dates:

Applications close: Sunday 14 May 2017

Would you like to manage one of Australia's most dynamic Aboriginal art centres in one of Australia's iconic locations?

Mowanjum Art Centre is an Aboriginal-owned and governed, non-profit corporation located on the Gibb River Road, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The corporation is a social enterprise that aims to balance commerce and culture, and operate sustainably.

The art centre services 245 artists, craftspeople, dancers and singers and their children, from the three language groups of people living in Mowanjum, Derby and outstations on the Gibb River Road. It is a highly-valued community organisation with strong partnerships in the region and beyond.

The main activities of the art centre include facilitating the production and sale of paintings, limited edition prints and artefacts; selling books and merchandise; undertaking special projects; operating a multimedia and archive centre; staging the annual Mowanjum Festival. Not to mention hosting thousands of tourists every year.

About the manager position

Mowanjum Art Centre are looking for someone with a combination of energy, experience, social and emotional intelligence, integrity, curiosity, creativity and passion for Indigenous art and culture.

The key responsibilities of the position are managing the art centre, and overseeing business and financial operations including supervising staff and volunteers. This includes ensuring operating systems are effective, implementing policies, and developing strategic relationships within the cultural, arts, tourism, indigenous and economic development sectors. The manager reports directly to the board of directors.

How to apply

Request a copy of the applicant job package, which includes selection criteria and an applicant guide, via email: ora@oric.gov.au

For more information about the position CLICK HERE or email: manager@mowanjumarts.com

 

 

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