Senior Creative Producer

Next Wave is looking for a Senior Creative Producer.

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

Applications Close Jan 26 2023
View: Position Description

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?

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. Image credits: Lucreccia Quintanilla and Caroline Garcia 'BARRIO // BARYO SOUND SYSTEM , Next Wave Festival 2020. Photo by Snehargho Ghosh