Senior Creative Producer

Next Wave is looking for a Senior Creative Producer. This is a shared role alongside the existing Senior Creative Producer currently on parental leave.

The Senior Creative Producer leads and facilitates Next Wave programs within the framework of organisational strategy and values.

This position oversees a suite of Creative Producers to deliver the Next Wave programs. They work 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 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 producing creative projects
  • Experience of stakeholder management in the arts
  • Experience in funding submissions and acquittals

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

View Position Description Here.

To apply, complete this form before 5pm 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. Image credits: Lucreccia Quintanilla and Caroline Garcia 'BARRIO // BARYO SOUND SYSTEM , Next Wave Festival 2020. Photo by Snehargho Ghosh