General Manager

We’re hiring: General Manager

The General Manager General works collaboratively with the CEO/Executive Director to develop and deliver on the vision, purpose, values and strategic goals of Next Wave; leading Next Wave in business, finance and operations; and is responsible for maintaining organisational policy, supporting good governance and managing human resources.

This is a leadership role, and we are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to engage with racial justice and cultural equity frameworks, reflecting both professional and lived experience
  • Strong community engagement skills and understanding of self-determined community practice
  • Excellent verbal, written communication (across a range of media) and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate sensitively and effectively with people with diverse lived and cultural, and professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and autonomous
  • Experience in the arts, financial management, policy & governance, business & operations, human resources & fundraising
  • Experience of stakeholder management in the arts

Applications Close Jan 26 2023
View: Position Description

To apply, email Jacqueline with your CV (no longer than 2 pages), and responses to the 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?
  • Tell us about a significant experience you’ve had managing a team, and what you learnt from it.
  • Tell us about a mentor / manager / leader you have had, and how that has shaped your work life.
  • Is there anything you would like us to know about how you work/would like to take on this role?

If you would like to chat more about the role, contact Jacqueline, General Manager.
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Applications close, 5pm 26 Jan 2023.

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