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Senior Project Officer (Audience Engagement)

VPS 4.1: $74,962 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 03 June 2016

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Senior Project Officer to support The Truby and Florence Williams Curator of Children’s Programs to deliver high quality programs focused on engaging young visitors. The position will be responsible for the project management of the department’s exhibitions, projects, workshops and operational program.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
In liaison with The Truby and Florence Williams Curator of Children’s Programs you will prepare schedules, timelines and budgets to inform planning for exhibitions and programs for young visitors and employ high level project management methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Managing Public Program staff members through effective people management and modelling.
  • Managing recruitment, training and rostering for casual staff as required, ensuring adequate staffing levels at both sites and for special events.
  • Working closely with the Audience Engagement and Marketing staff to oversee relevant print and digital communications, as well as a range of communications with external stakeholders including individuals, partners and organisations.

To be successful you will have direct or transferable experience in project management within a cultural organisation or similar setting, including experience in managing individuals and/or teams, supplemented by sound knowledge of or interest in the visual arts and museum audiences.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by June 3, 2016.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

Media and Public Affairs Officer

VPS 2.2 $53,634 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 10 June, 2016

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Media and Public Affairs Officer who will be responsible for developing and implementing PR programs to support small scale NGV exhibitions and for providing administrative support to the Media and Public Affairs team.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

You will develop and implement PR programs to support small-scale NGV exhibitions, including media releases, kits, and approaches to journalists. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Head of Media and Public Affairs to develop and implement PR programs for medium to large NGV exhibitions.
  • Researching and producing promotional and communication materials for inclusion in media kits and for the general profiling of the NGV, its exhibitions and activities as directed by the Head of Mead and Public Affairs.
  • Preparing copy for NGV brochures and fliers and other promotion material; preparing and disseminating images, relevant captions and descriptions for exhibitions to media under the guidance of the Head of Media and Public Affairs.
  • Liaising with Multimedia staff to ensure that information on the Media and Public Affairs page of the NGV website is kept up to date.
  • Responding to media enquiries and requests in regard to NGV exhibitions, programs and activities.

To be successful you will have a relevant tertiary qualification coupled with some experience in the field of media, communications, public relations or a related field. You can prepare basic letters, emails, reports and media releases using clear, concise and grammatically correct language, organising information in a logical sequence and including content appropriate for the purpose of the audience. You use a polite and considerate manner when dealing with others, clearly explaining information and listening for feedback, speaking clearly and concisely and keeping people interested.

You regularly plan and track progress on work tasks, taking an organised, methodical approach to work and addressing priority tasks first. You observe fine details, identify gaps in information, look for logical sequences of information and highlight practical considerations of plans and activities.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by June 10, 2016.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

The National Gallery of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace. As such, the National Gallery of Victoria encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and it is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

To submit an application, please send:

  • covering letter
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria in the role statement
  • your curriculum vitae (CV)

E-mail
jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au

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Human Resources Manager
National Gallery of Victoria
PO Box 7259
Melbourne VIC 3004