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Next Wave is looking for an experienced and solutions oriented Business and Operations Manager to oversee the business and administration needs of Next Wave, and the delivery of operations at Next Wave Festival 2020.

The Business and Operations Manager, working in close collaboration with the rest of the Next Wave leadership team, will make a positive and significant contribution to the success and growth of the organisation. This role is suited to an arts organiser with a background in festivals and project management, including but not limited to ticketing, volunteer management, risk management and technical production.

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 Business and Operations Position Description attached below for the full list of accountabilities, tasks, key competencies and selection criteria.

Download Position Description (PDF)
– Download Position Description (Word)


Please submit your application via Recruiterbox as one single PDF document. Applications are due by 11:59pm (AEDST) Sunday 19 May 2019. Applicants must be available for interviews on Thursday 24 May and Friday 25 May 2019. Please confirm your availability for an interview in your written response.
Interviews are held at the Next Wave Office in North Melbourne; we can also conduct interviews via Skype if required.

Applications must include:
– A two-page document that speaks to the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description
– A CV that MUST include contact details for 2 current referees
– Please note: it is not necessary to include a cover letter
– Submitted your document to Recruiterbox via this link

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Priya Pavri, General Manager 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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