Work For Ausdance NSW

Ausdance NSW seeks Marketing / Communications person

Ausdance NSW is currently seeking a proactive, motivated and marketing savvy individual to lead & coordinate a broad range of marketing campaigns. Ausdance NSW invests the ongoing development opportunities for dance in NSW.



Applications close:        13th February 2015

Basis of Employment:    p/t 3 days 22.5hrs 

(Some occasional evening and weekend work needed)

Salary Range:               $45,000 - $52,000 pro rata + superannuation (9.25%)

Initial Contract:            To end of Dec 2015. With a view to an ongoing position being offered.

Role Reports to:           Director


Selection Criteria/Essential:

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills with an eagle eye for detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can demonstrate experience in creating strategies & implementing them in the following areas; communication, marketing, branding and sponsorship.
  • Can demonstrate experience in maintaining websites, producing e-newsletters and other online communications.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously whilst meeting tight deadlines.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an arts marketing/communication role.
  • Advanced computer literacy with strong Microsoft Office and Apple Macintosh skills.
  • Website, CRM and CMS experience.
  • Social Media Savvy - highly skilled in content creation.
  • Attitude – A can do attitude, ability to be both a team player and a leader as appropriate.
  • Attitude – Desire to continually learn improve, and display a consistent professional behaviour.
  • Interest in the performing arts.
  • A proven track record of successful marketing campaigns.


  • Experience and knowledge of the performing arts sector.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in marketing /communications, arts or related fields.
  • Film and photo editing skills.
  • Design savvy.

Applications close February Friday 13th Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th February.

How to Apply Please send a resume, including 2 referees and a statement (max 2 pages) addressing the above selection criteria via email to

Detailed Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Marketing /Communication

You will have the overall responsibility for the look, brand and feel of Ausdance NSW. You will have major input into the new 2015 – 2017 marketing and communication plan. You will be abreast the current issues, articles and e news affecting the arts, in particular dance.

2015 Major project –Reach & Connect.

Reach and Connect is an exciting online project created to more effectively allow Ausdance NSW to communicate, engage and advocate dance across NSW.

Reach and Connect is about providing a better service for our members, enhancing dance development, increasing the profile of Ausdance NSW and strengthening our organisational capacity through streamlined systems.

You will work with an external provider to: implement the final stages and testing of the new website, dance directory, CRM, CMS, membership database, membership operations and social media platforms.


  • Conciliation, final implementation and maintenance of the Ausdancce NSW website through the in house content management system.
  • Creation of Ausdance NSW fortnightly e-newsletter content and distribution, including maintenance of e-subscriber base.
  • Selling and coordination of advertising for all online communications.
  • Database management and drive all Social Media Platform content.  


  • Write press releases and articles as needed.
  • Liaise with the Ausdance Network, organisations, partners and individuals as required.
  • Produce elements for the Annual report and other advocacy documents.


  • Work closely with other staff members to increase membership numbers.
  • Input to the membership engagement strategy with Director and staff.
  • Provide point of contact for all member enquiries.

The Board

  • Input to the collation of board reports as required.
  • When required attend board meetings and some committee meetings.

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