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Organisation : Phillip Adams BalletLab and Temperance Hall

Location : Melbourne (South Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Arts & Culture, LGBTIQ+

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $78,000-85,000

Application closing date : 27 Oct, 2021

About the role

Seminal Melbourne Dance Company Phillip Adams BalletLab (PABL) and Temperance Hall is seeking a dynamic Executive Director co-CEO.

This position will work closely with the Board and Artistic Director of PABL, Phillip Adams, to lead the management of the company and South Melbourne based venue, Temperance Hall. The successful applicant will have extensive managerial experience and sound knowledge of the small to medium arts sector.

TERM: 12 months initial contract
WEEKLY HOURS: 0.8 or 1.0 EFT (as negotiated)
SALARY RANGE: $78 – $85k pro rata + superannuation

Those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse, and/or LGBTQIA+ are encouraged to apply.

About the Position

The Executive Director Co-Chief Executive Officer (ED CEO) is accountable for the viability of the company through the provision of strategic organisational leadership and management. Delivers production, strategic, business, communication and financial management functions.

The ED CEO is accountable to the PABL Board for the development and implementation of the company strategy in partnership with the Artistic Director Co-chief Executive Officer (AD CEO). Jointly the CEO positions strategically develop the company artistically and fiscally sustainable to deliver against PABL’s mission, vision and objectives.

The position is directly responsible for the production of all PABL and TH programs and compliance in accordance with the company strategic plan while promoting innovation, improvement, financial sustainability and transparency within the company. The position has co-accountability for the company budget and a company team of employees and contractors.

This is a high-profile public position that requires strong leadership and engagement of the company team, arts industry, key stakeholders across cultural, government, business and private sectors and media in Australia and internationally.

Jointly, the co-CEO positions foster a culture of inclusiveness and engagement within the company to create an environment that values people and their contribution to the success of PABL and TH.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Phillip Adams BalletLab and Temperance Hall

Phillip Adams BalletLab (PABL) at Temperance Hall (TH) is a pivotal foundry for experimental choreography, performance and art. We challenge the status quo by making, presenting, and supporting dance work that is avant-garde and profoundly innovative. PABL advocates for queer artistic ambition, creating transformative and enriching cultural experiences with the LGBTQIA+ community.

In 2016 PABL established the Temperance Hall as an interdisciplinary venue and hub in South Melbourne. Our organisation is a unique offering within the Australian contemporary dance and art sector, championing diverse artists at all stages of their careers. The programming of the venue is shaped by the vision of artistic director Phillip Adams in consultation and collaboration with a network of independent local, national and international artistic voices and communities. Program initiatives span creation, commissioning and presentation of work, festival partnership associations, resident artists exchange, mentoring and workshops.

Temperance Hall acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land in which we dance and create, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation, and pay our respect to Elders past and present and, through them, to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply

Position Description : PABLTH_ED-CEO_PDSeptember2021

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #CEO_and_Senior_Management
Sector: #Arts_and_Culture, #LGBTIQ

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