Join the MusicNSW team! - MusicNSW

MusicNSW is on the hunt for a Marketing Coordinator and Executive Producer to join our team! Come work alongside Managing Director Emily Collins and Program Producer Hannah Crofts as we deliver a great suite of programs in 2017 and beyond. Read more about these two new positions!…


MusicNSW Executive Producer – Position Description

MusicNSW is looking for an experienced Executive Producer to join the MusicNSW team in March 2017. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for contemporary music programming and sector development, with a broad knowledge of the NSW music industry and experience in project and event management.

The Role:

The role will oversee the creative development, management and implementation of all MusicNSW public programs including workshops, masterclasses, Indent, FEEDBACK at VIVID Ideas, Women in Electronic Music and new projects. The successful candidate will work closely with partner organisations and event producers to deliver high-quality programming across a range of audiences, locations and subjects including all-ages events, regional touring and industry-relevant masterclasses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end project and program development, management and implementation
  • On-time and on-budget delivery of all commissioned projects and programs
  • Development of program and industry partnerships with a view to developing new revenue streams
  • Post-project analysis in collaboration with the Managing Director and Business and Finance Manager
  • Create and lead project teams effectively
  • Effective communication with the Managing Director, Executive, staff, project teams and where appropriate the Board of MusicNSW and all relevant external stakeholders
  • Oversight and where necessary project and program reporting and administration, including preparing quarterly board reports, participation in staff development, filing and prompt response to enquiries.

Skills and Experience:


  • Minimum 2 years in a project or program leadership role, preferably as an Executive Producer in the contemporary music sector
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the contemporary music sector
  • Demonstrated experience leading creative and project teams
  • Demonstrated experience developing and scoping projects
  • Demonstrated ability to select contemporary, relevant topics and program events
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets, timelines and resources
  • Demonstrated experience engaging client stakeholders and reporting to internal management
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Highly Desirable

  • Strong awareness of music and musicians
  • Experience working in a small, agile team environment
  • Experience in preparation of grant applications for government and other funding
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Exceptionally well organised

Selection Criteria:

  1. Experience in a programming role with evidence of programming successes
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of the contemporary music sector on a local, regional, national and international platform
  3. Successful experience managing contract and freelance staff and an ability to work effectively in team contexts
  4. Demonstrated experience in project planning, delivery and reporting
  5. Strong oral and written communication skills
  6. A Bachelor’s degree or lower tertiary qualification with equivalent industry experience

Applications Close:          5pm 10th March, 2017

Location:                                 Glebe, Sydney

Position:                                  Permanent part-time, 4 days per week

Salary:                                       $65,000 negotiable, pro rata plus superannuation

Please send your resumé, a cover letter and statement addressing the above selection criteria to by 5pm 10 March, 2017.

For any enquiries please call Emily Collins on (02) 9953 5279 or email



MusicNSW Marketing Coordinator – Position Description

Hours:                        Part time role (2-3 days/week)

Remuneration:      $55k + superannuation, pro rata

Reports to:               Managing Director

The Marketing Coordinator is the primary brand custodian for MusicNSW and is responsible for:

  • Managing the development and implementation of the new communications and marketing strategy
  • Project-based marketing and communications
  • Managing the Website and online/digital communications
  • Information and resource management
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Customer services and stakeholder engagement
  • Delivery of all relevant KPI’s in the MusicNSW Strategic Plan

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage project-based marketing and external communications
  • Identify target markets and develop and implement strategies to communicate with them
  • Prepare and manage marketing plans and budgets for MusicNSW programs, initiatives and projects in consultation with Executive Producer and Managing Director
  • Manage the production of all promotional material
  • Collaborate on new business pitches and seek new partnerships, content, media and promotional opportunities for individual programs and projects and for MusicNSW
  • Draft media releases as required
  • Manage media relationships
  • Maintain MusicNSW’s database of contacts
  • Assist in promoting MusicNSW activities to project and program specific and broader audiences
  • Develop and manage digital and social media strategy and content;
  • Source and publish content
  • Monthly newsletter management
  • Manage cross-promotional partnerships with other youth and music organisations;
  • Manage the content, timing and pitch for all MusicNSW social media updates
  • Collect data and statistics on all MusicNSW communications, marketing and public facing programs, initiatives and projects, analyse and prepare reports for the Executive, Board and funding agencies; and
  • Manage the development and maintenance of MusicNSW information and resources in collaboration with the executive and staff.

Selection Criteria:


  • Marketing experience in the contemporary music or entertainment sectors;
  • Demonstrated strong social media skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of all processes related to communications and marketing in the digital age
  • Demonstrated website development and management experience
  • Strong skills in trends identification, analysis and concept development
  • Demonstrated experience of creative campaign development and delivery
  • Demonstrated brand management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder and community engagement
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Strong project and budget management skills

Highly Desirable

  • Photoshop and InDesign skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand an audience and develop appropriate, targeted communications
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage and inspire positive outcomes

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to Emily Collins – by March 6th, 2017. If you have any questions about the role please call Emily on 02 9953 5279.