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Next Wave is looking for an A-team of Associate Producers to join us in 2019 and 2020.These highly sought after positions work directly with Next Wave staff, artists and partners to create the extraordinary work you see in our biennial Festival.

The Associate Producer role is suited to creatives and cultural organisers with a background in project management, who can use their on-the-ground experience to guide, mentor and challenge the next generation of Australia’s great artists. The successful candidates will have a passion for facilitating outstanding experiences for emerging practitioners, and use their industry knowledge and producing know-how to support the creation of ground-breaking new works across artforms.

Next Wave is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTQIA+ and culturally and linguistically diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Please read the Next Wave Associate Producer Position Description for the full list of accountabilities, tasks, key competencies and written response provocations.

Download Position Description

Position Description PDF
Position Description Word

How to Apply

Applications are due by 11:59pm (AEDST) Sunday 2 December 2018. Please submit your application via Recruiterbox as one single PDF document.

Applications must include:

  • A two-page document (maximum) that speaks to the written response provocations listed in the Position Description
  • A CV that MUST include contact details for 2 current referees
  • Please note that it is not necessary to include a cover letter

You are encouraged to speak with us prior to submitting your application. Enquiries about the position can be directed to Erica McCalman, Creative Producer on (03) 9329 9422 during business hours.

We can also be contacted via the National Relay Service. Call 133 677 or head to, then ask for 03 9329 9422, during business hours.

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