Creative Producer

Next Wave is looking for a Creative Producer - This is a First Nations identified position.

The Creative Producer co-designs, facilitates and delivers Next Wave programs within the framework of organisational strategy and values.

This position is part of a suite of Creative Producers led by Senior Creative Producers, and works collaboratively with the CEO/Executive Director, General Manager, Communications and Development Manager together with the national Artistic Directorate; and works closely with independent artists and producers, community members and national partners.

This is a First Nations identified position. We welcome applications from people interested in sharing the role with another. This role is based in Melbourne.

Next Wave acknowledges and honours the inherent cultural practice, knowledge systems and relationships this Creative Producer will bring to the organisation. Next Wave commits to collaboratively ensuring the work is appropriately resourced and provided for.

Next Wave commits to curating First Nations artists and communities across all Next Wave programming. Any First Nations-led projects will be valued and supported through an all-of-organisation approach.

View Position Description here.


To apply, email Jacqueline with your CV (no longer than 2 pages), examples of a project/program you’re proud of and responses to the four points below:

  • What excites you about joining the Next Wave team and taking this role right now?
  • What can you bring to this role that will support the success of the team?
  • How did you contribute to a work culture that you have enjoyed being a part of?
  • Is there anything you would like us to know about how you work/would like to take on this role?
    Applications close, 5pm 11 June 2022.

If you would like to chat more about the role, contact Jacqueline, General Manager. Please reach out if you have any accessibility requirements. Email:

  1. Under my Skin, The Delta Project, Next Wave Festival 2016. Photo : Sarah Walker