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BEMAC Producer

Organisation : Access Community Services Ltd (SSI Group)

Location : Brisbane

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Events, Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Arts & Culture, Media

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Access Community Services Ltd (SSI Group)

Access Community Services Ltd (SSI Group) is a community-based organisation and social business that supports newcomers and Australians to achieve their full potential. Taking an integrated approach how everyone can thrive within the community in which they live and the wider Australian society, we support children, young people and families; people living with disability; and asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

Our programs include facilitating employment, multicultural foster care, creating community engagement, advocacy, and influencing government and international affairs and provide though leadership within our sector nationally and globally.

About the role

  • Working on programs that are delivered in partnership with artists and communities
  • Activities funded by Arts Queensland, Australia Council for the Arts and Multicultural Arts Queensland
  • Part-time 11 month Fixed Term Contract

Do you want to work with a leading purpose-driven, community-based organisation?

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families to reach their potential.

An amazing program, the Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre (BEMAC) is dedicated to presenting, producing and developing culturally and linguistically diverse artists and art forms within QLD. It includes activities funded by Arts Queensland, Australia Council for the Arts and Multicultural Arts Queensland, all in partnership with artists and communities.

Access/Settlement Services International (SSI), are fortunate to manage BEMAC through its Arts and Culture function.

As an organisation we embrace the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Dive rsity of Cultural Expressions ensuring that artists, cultural practitioners and citizens worldwide have the right to cultural practice and preservation. Our purpose is;

  1. To promote and facilitate meaningful participation in and enjoyment of arts and cultural activities by all members of the community
  2. To nurture and promote artists and cultural practitioners from refugee and migrant backgrounds to continue their creative practice and professional development in Australia.



We are seeking a Producer, and encourage applications from the CaLD community, to work 30.4 hours a week over 4 or 5 days. You are an energetic, collaborative individual who has proven experience in Arts & Culture and/or Events Production, with demonstrated experience working with artists, cultural practitioners and communities of CaLD backgrounds. Other experience and skills required include but are not limited to;

  • Successful internal and external stakeholder engagement with strong negotiation skills.
  • A great communicator – written and verbal with a strong ability in creating presentations, report writing and project documentation
  • Proven project and time management skills
  • Has examples of building strong relationships with Artists and the arts community
  • Creative with the ability to approach project and challenges with a “can do” attitude
  • Independent with a sound network within the local arts community
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications such as arts and cultural practice and/or management; or equivalent demonstrated experience


The Role

Main responsibilities include;

  • Project managing events and projects, planning through to successful completion. this will include programming, artist liaison, scheduling, budgeting, ticketing, venue and contractor liaison, risk assessments, logistics, volunteer, community and stakeholder engagement, evaluation and reporting
  • Leading the creation, development, delivery and evaluation of new local, diverse productions and professional development activities
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key external stakeholders, including local councils, government agencies, private sector, industry and community representatives.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong networks within the arts community. Plus enhancing BEMAC’s reputation and profile as leaders in the intersection of cultural diversity and the arts
  • Supporting all opportunities for business growth and stakeholder engagement, such as undertaking artistic curation and programming services for third parties and artist brokerage.
  • Assist in program budgeting, monitoring and reporting, including recommendations for design and development
  • Assist with fundraising opportunities and grant writing

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.


About our Recruitment Process

At SSI we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

How to apply

If excited by the information above, and if you feel your skills match our requirements, please send in a cover letter that expresses your skills and motivation for applying along with your resume. SSI expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so. This is also a pre-condition to ongoing employment.

Applications close Monday 25 July 2022.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

SSI is a Disability Confident Recruiter, and our Talent Acquisition team can assist in; providing alternative formats to apply, making adjustments to the recruitment process and offering information about workplace adjustments and support networks.

Should you require adjustments please email us at or call Nicola on 0421 646498


Please quote in application: BEMAC Producer via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Events, #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Arts_and_Culture, #Media


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