Tuesday , April 16 2024

Sydney City Council Jobs – HEAD OF PROGRAMMING

Website City of Sydney

Job Description:

The primary purpose of the position is to lead the programming team and to deliver the creative aspects of the City’s annual program of major events & festivals, to ensure the City delivers world class, innovative and professionally produced events that are safe, accessible and enjoyable for attendees and reflect the City’s strategic vision as directed by the Producer, Major Events & Festivals

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Producer to lead the development and delivery of creative, innovative and strategically aligned event programming for the City’s cultural and community events, ensuring that events are staged consistent with the approved
    program and within the established budget.
  • Work closely with the Producer and the Unit’s senior management team, as well as key creative, administrative and production staff and contractors, to ensure the successful delivery of all events and programs.
  •  Develop successful working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, organisations, arts groups, and Government departments to ensure the successful delivery of the events program and the introduction of
    new initiatives.
  • Work with the Office of the Lord Mayor, to manage relevant event details and develop positive, successful working relationships and ensure confidentiality is maintained.
  • Manage the programming team to ensure high quality planning and delivery of all creative and programming components of the Major Events program, ensuring all staff are aware of and comply with all relevant Council policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to produce innovative, high quality creative programming.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and creative problem solving with a wide range of senior stakeholders including but not limited to representatives of external organisations; contractors; suppliers; volunteers; government agencies; and internal departments.
  • Demonstrated superior leadership skills to inspire, motivate and develop a high performance, agile team.
  •  Proven ability to build and contribute to a collaborative, engaged, dynamic and positive team culture.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with proven ability to negotiate and interact on key activities and sensitive issues in a political environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with creative, production and technical areas relevant to large scale public events.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Arts or Event Management and/or equivalent experience in the provision of high-level strategic creative programming and co-ordination of activities to support a high performance unit in a dynamic political environment, preferably for large-scale major events.
  • Demonstrated senior management and team leadership experience with a history of financial and complex operational success in the event industry, and proven ability to successfully manage large event team
  • Demonstrated senior management and team leadership experience with a history of financial and complex operational success in the event industry, and proven ability to successfully manage large event teams.

Job Details:

Company: City of Sydney

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sydney, Wales, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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