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 not limited to being Melbourne-based, but some periods of travel may be necessary.

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, fill out this form before January 28 2022.

If you would like to chat more about the role, contact Jamie, CEO/ Executive Director. Please reach out if you have any accessibility requirements. Email:

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