Coordinator – 12 month contract – Part Time 0.165 FTE

About Us
NAPACA is the peak representative body for Performing Arts Centres in NSW and ACT, supporting a vibrant network of members. NSW and ACT Performing Arts Centres are actively involved in the national touring network and support creation, production and presentation of performing arts activity in their communities. More than just theatre spaces, many NAPACA members also offer rehearsal, workshop, social, conference, exhibition and event facilities and are fundamental to the cultural life of the areas that they

NAPACA has recently been incorporated to replace the former organisation representing venues, INAPAC. The new organisation has articulated a need for strong advocacy for performing arts centres which play such a central role in the cultural life of communities across NSW and ACT. Existing members have found the sharing of knowledge, issues and solutions across the sector invaluable as they strive for best practice. New members are needed to develop a truly representative voice for performing arts centres in a landscape occupied by organisations such as Museums & Galleries NSW which has performed a strong advocacy role for its members for many years

About You
NAPACA is offering what will initially be a part-time contract to someone with a refined understanding of the performing arts sector in NSW, a strategic thinker with practical industry networking skills, a person with sound administrative, financial and event planning skills. The NAPACA Executive will actively work with the selected Coordinator to achieve the association’s aims with the limited initial contract budget. Initially a part time
Coordinator is sought by NAPACA to help the Executive Committee build its membership base and undertake the groundwork to achieve a robust and resourced organisation.

Key Responsibilities
Work with the NAPACA Committee to
• administer the governance of NAPACA including the Rules of Incorporation
• convene meetings of the membership
• collaborate with like-minded and associated organisations to support the
promotion of the performing arts in NSW
• prepare a case and application for service organisation funding

Key tasks: (these may evolve)
• Regular communication amongst the Committee and wider network
• Coordination of meetings and AGM
• Oversight of the development of a new web site
• Collection of data and statistics
• Development of a value proposition for existing and new membership
• Provision of basic coordination services to the venue managers, Box Office
/marketing and technical networks and oversee the communication of these
• Organisation of appropriate insurance
• Establishment of membership records
• Implementation of membership invoices for 2018
• Development of funding applications as a service organization
• Liaison with like-minded organisations as appropriate and under the guidance of the steering committee (AOT, TNN, PL, RANSW etc)

Apply Now
Contract Period: 12 months, effective from 30 October 2017
EOI Closes 5pm 13 October 2017

Applicants are asked to forward a brief summary letter addressing the responsibilities and tasks above and a copy of their resume as an expression of interest.

Forward to Jeremy Miller, NAPACA Chair
Initial fee Contract fee: $12,000 plus GST
If you require more information, please contact: Jeremy Miller, Tel: 0409 514 272

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