About Think+DO Tank Foundation
Think+DO Tank Foundation’s Creative Program exists to disrupt mainstream and monolingual models of creative development and production to deliver new work made by the full-voiced diversity of creatives with whom we engage. Our Creative Program is an ambitious response to the creative communities with whom we work and is distinguished by a multilingual framework which strengthens and re-imagines the sharing of story, place and language. In speaking the languages of the communities in which we operate, our creative program is a catalyst for artistic excellence and experimentation.
This senior position leads the consultative design and integrated delivery of our creative programming across diverse projects and sites.
Your work means Think+DO Tank Foundation is:
- A creative force for social cohesion and belonging;
- A champion of multilingual creative production and self-expression; and
- An incubator and accelerator of multilingual creative talent.
The successful applicant is an experienced creative producer with at least five years' experience, capable of:
- Communicating Think+DO Tank Foundation’s purpose and impact to attract partners, funding and support; and
- Collaboratively designing creative programming to engage community members, emerging and established artists, commissioning bodies and creative partners to celebrate the full-voiced polyglot creativity of contemporary Australia; and
- Creating the conditions for lasting collaboration that enables both community voice and creative careers.
You will be able to demonstrate a track record over at least five years of professional accomplishments that demonstrate these creative and leadership capabilities:
- Community + Audience Development: you are strongly commitment to and experienced in models of community cultural development and audience development.
- Program Design + Delivery: you develop courageous, dynamic, engaging and enabling creative programming. You have substantial experience undertaking and analysing research to produce and develop cultural programs. You bring extensive experience in developing, producing and presenting artistic projects that may include publishing, performance, music, dance, experiential arts, screen, workshops, master class and/or festivals.
- Negotiation: you are an effective and sensitive negotiator capable of sitting down to generate possibilities whether with community members, artists, partners and funders, or commissioning bodies.
- Leadership + Project Management: you inspire and lead a team of collaborators and co-creators to develop, realise and document high quality participatory creative processes and outcomes. You have extensive experience in project management including the development of schedules, budgets, contracts and stakeholder reports.
- Reflection, Invention + Problem Solving: where some may see blockages, you see opportunity. You practice is reflective, adaptive and responsive to changing and evolving community and artistic contexts.
- Resourcing: the excellence and integrity of your practice and the quality of your networks attract and maintain partnerships and resourcing.
- Communication + Persuasion Skills: you communicate persuasively with diverse stakeholders including community members, team members, funders, media, partners, and the Board. Your written and verbal communications skills are excellent.
- Joy: you believe in the importance of bringing joy to your work and giving joy through it!
Think+DO Tank Foundation celebrates diversity in ways of thinking and knowing, and the ability to use more than one language in our team.
- Package: $93,500 full time equivalent annual package (including superannuation), reviewed annually.
- Hours: Full time. We offer flexible working arrangements.
- Location: This position enables work throughout South Western Sydney and regional settlement hubs. Some local and regional travel will be required.
- Professional Development: Personal budget allocated annually.
- Benefits: Generous benefits offered.
All staff at Think+DO Tank Foundation are required to hold Working with Children and police checks, and to participate in induction and training sessions to ensure our work generates welcome, inclusive, safe and creative community environments for all.
Once employed, you must hold a current First Aid Certificate; and hold an unrestricted, current driver’s licence.
This role is subject to a probation period of four months, and annual performance and salary reviews.
Our commitment to applicants
Your application will be acknowledged.
You will receive feedback on your application provided that you are shortlisted for interview.
Think+DO Tank Foundation invests in the development of all its team members. You can expect to have access to opportunities to develop professionally, and to be challenged through your daily work.
A position description is attached.