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Employment Opportunities at Music For Canberra

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Music for Canberra is a not-for-profit Key Arts Organisation supported by ArtsACT and the Snow Foundation. Our small yet professional administrative team are committed to supporting our music teaching staff and over 600 students and members.

Music for Canberra provides excellence and accessibility in music to a broad range of clients including young children from 18 months, those living with disability, young children and youth, through to adults and active seniors. Our program of musical groups, lessons & workshops include “standard of excellence” ensembles, the Canberra Youth Orchestra and the Canberra Children’s Choir.

Music For Canberra believes in the importance of music in enriching the lives of all Canberrans, in improving feelings of social inclusion, self-confidence, meeting like-minded new friends, and broadening cognitive capacity through learning new skills – as well as giving back to the community via workshops and public performance.

Currently Seeking: Full-Time Office Administrator

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time position of Office Administrator, beginning immediately.

The Office Administrator is responsible for the efficient and comprehensive management of the Music for Canberra membership database, maintaining administrative processes, and providing general administrative support for the CEO, Artistic Director, Program Manager and Marketing Manager. As the first point of contact for the organisation, the Office Administrator is the public face of Music for Canberra and gives friendly, accurate and supportive advice to Music for Canberra members and the public.

Please read a full Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria.

If you feel you are the right person for this position and would like to apply to join our team, please email a cover letter to our CEO, Dr. Stephanie Neeman outlining:

– Your address to the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description
– Your skills & experience relevant to the position
– Attach your current CV

We will be conducting interviews during the week of 19th and 26th of August 2019. We are accepting applications up until Wednesday, 21st of August.

Ongoing: Music Tutors

Tutors for various instruments are required at different times for employment at Music For Canberra, and we encourage musical educators to contact us with a current CV at any time, irrespective of whether we are currently advertising for your particular instrument/s.

Music For Canberra tutors are responsible for planning the program of learning and development for their individual and/or group students, and are expected to contribute to the performance program (as appropriate) by preparing participants for concerts and other events. Tutors are in turn fully supported by the MFC administrative team, who manage student & room bookings, student invoices, staff wages & superannuation payments, and other associated back-ground administrative duties. Musical tutors are employed on a casual basis.

Please send your Expression of Interest outlining your skills & experience relevant to the position, and current CV to