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Performing Arts Programming Coordinator

Benefits for you:

  • 9day fortnight - Who doesn't like a day off each fortnight
  • Free on-site parking
  • Supportive team environment

About your next role:

Are you a creative industries professional that thrives on producing and programming live performance? Do you have a passion for developing local arts audiences?  We have an opportunity for an experienced Performing Arts Programming Coordinator to join the City of Logan's suite of arts and entertainment venues.  In this newly created position, you will manage the existing series of presented shows at Logan Entertainment Centre and have the opportunity to develop and curate new seasons of performances for a Blackbox style theatre and outdoor stage at the redeveloped Kingston Butter Factory Precinct. Our team has a passion for working closely with the community and contributing to a positive culture that embraces honesty, innovation, diversity, and inclusiveness.

  • You'll have significant experience in producing and programming a diverse portfolio of live performance events.
  • Oversee the negotiation and preparation of performance contracts
  • Work closely with technical, production, marketing and ticketing to plan and deliver required performance logistics of the presented programme

Things we'll trust you with

In collaboration with the Programe Lead, you'll be the key decision maker for the ongoing presentation of live performance programming for the Logan Entertainment Centre and Kingston Butter Factory Precinct. This includes sourcing and contracting of touring works, developing multiple seasons/ series of work, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, managing the delivery, production finances, and evaluating the success of performances.

You will also work as a key member of the team to:

  • Align the content being procured or developed for each venue with the program's wider strategy, business objectives and community expectations offering suitable performances for both established & emerging audiences
  • Create an environment that inspires people to visit, engage and enjoy events at our venues

Things you'll be proud of

  • You'll play a key role in Logan's newest cultural precinct the Kingston Butter factory Cultural Precinct
  • You'll be part of a team that recognizes and highlights exceptional service and teamwork
  • Your ideas, expertise, knowledge, and creativity will be highly valued within a supportive environment

What you need to start:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a performing arts/creative industries discipline or a minimum of 5 years' experience in producing live performance events in similar role are highly desired
  • Experience working in Local Government or similar would be highly regarded
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and the ability to liaise and negotiate effectively at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Be self-motivated and possess a level of assertiveness required to achieve the position objectives with well-developed networking skills
  • Able to adhere to a dynamic working schedule to ensure appropriate event specific direction is provided to the facilities operational event teams. This includes the ability to work outside standard business hours including weekends to attend performances and events.
  • An existing knowledge and network of local, state and national industry organisations, producers and artists
  • Intermediate ability to use Artifax programming and venue software (or similar system) is highly desirable
  • Competence in a range of computer software systems including the Microsoft suite, facility and event management programs and ticketing systems
  • Susceptible for rostered for after-hours on-call duties and weekends.
  • A National Police History Check is required and may include other checks as appropriate to the role to be performed

More for you:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Active social club
  • 91K + Super
  • Salary Packaging options
  • On-site coffee shop
  • Discounted corporate membership benefits for BUPA health fund

Who we are:

The City of Logan is a proud, grassroots community, filled with mavericks, makers, and innovators. Here, neighbourly love is strong; environmental and business values run deep; and culture, heritage and diversity are our DNA.

This position requires not only an experienced and competent arts professional, but also a solution-focused and creative out-of-the-box thinker. For more detailed information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description, by clicking HERE.


If you'd like some more information about the role, contact our Performing Arts Performing Leader Tina Wittke and send email to

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date of 04 October 2022.

Thank you for considering joining the Logan City Council. We cannot wait to learn more about you! 

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Job Ref: RA000032
Submitted: 19-09-2022

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