Director External Relations

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) values diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We believe that people from a range of backgrounds bring a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that create a productive work environment in which talents are fully utilised. We also believe that a workforce that reflects the diversity of Australian society often facilitates a collaborative approach to work that allows the organisation to better meet its objectives.

We aim to ensure that our recruitment and selection processes do not discriminate against race, disability, sexuality, age, heritage, gender, religious or non-religious beliefs, nationality or family background.

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s premier training ground for future leaders and practitioners in the performing arts. Located at Kensington in Sydney, it is a centre of excellence in education and training.

Working with NIDA’s Director/CEO and the NIDA Foundation Trust (NFT), the successful candidate will be a proven champion of developing effective and mutually beneficial relationships with supporters who are dedicated to assisting NIDA in its drive to deliver excellence in training and educating the future leaders and practitioners in the performing arts in Australia and internationally.

Position profile
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Salary
$110,000.00 plus 9.5% superannuation

Benefits

  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Novated Car Leases
  • Workplace Banking Program
  • A short bus ride from Central Station and Sydney CBD
  • Discounted Health Club & Aquatic Membership at UNSW
  • Access to the UNSW Library
  • Complimentary tickets to NIDA student productions
  • Continuing Professional Development Opportunities
  • Discounts from NIDA bars during events
  • 50% discount for immediate family members to attend the NIDA Open programs

What we’re looking for
Essential components of your application

  • A brief cover letter that demonstrates your understanding of and capacity to undertake the role.
  • Your C.V. including two references who can comment on your professional experience
  • A separate document demonstrating why you would be the most suitable candidate for this role

Closing date
5pm, 22 January 2018
Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Considerations

You are required to have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role. This role is not suited to a working holiday visa holder.

A valid Working With Children Check for NSW is essential. Having one or being willing to get one and to support and implement NIDA’s Child Safe Strategies is necessary to undertake this role.

Contact    
For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Alistair Graham, General Manager on 02 9697 7563 or alistair.graham@nida.edu.au.



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