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Welcome to Wollongong’s Home of the Performing Arts

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Located on beautiful Dharawal Country, in the coastal city of Wollongong, an hour south of Sydney, Merrigong Theatre Company is one of Australia’s most dynamic regional performing arts companies. The company operates the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) and the Wollongong Town Hall, and also commissions, produces, presents and tours professional theatre.

Merrigong encourages applications from people from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people with disabilities or who are d/Deaf.

EOI - IPAC Board Members

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre Ltd is a not-for-profit company which operates Wollongong’s premier performing arts venue, IPAC, and the key civic venue Wollongong Town Hall.  The company also commissions, produces, presents and tours professional theatre under its Merrigong Theatre Company brand, and supports the development of a wide range of local independent theatre makers under its MERRIGONGX program. 

As part of a process of planned board renewal the Company is now seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced persons to serve on its board in an honorary capacity.  

The Company places artists and community at the centre of everything we do and values the creativity and innovation that diversity brings to an organisation.  The Company is therefore strongly encouraging applications from individuals who may have sector experience, business knowledge and/or valuable lived experience including, but not limited to First Nations people, people of colour, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability and people from the LGBTIQ community. 

Please take a look at the Information Pack below: 

Please send Expressions of Interest to the General Manager, Rachel Francis: rfrancis@merrigong.com.au 

 

Front of House Manager (FOHM)

Love people? We are now seeking an experienced Front of House Manager to join our Visitor Experience Team.

The successful applicant will be a Front of House professional committed to providing the best possible patron experience for our audiences. We want all of our visitors to feel safe and welcome in our venues and our Front of House Manager will need to be knowledgeable about Workplace Health and Safety and must have a passion for inclusion. The environment is fast-paced and creative and requires excellent communication skills and a commitment to outstanding service delivery.

We are an organisation with strong company values around transparency and inclusion and to our team we offer flexible work arrangements, complimentary tickets to shows, opportunities for development and a free Employee Assistance Program.

The position description can be found HERE.

How to Apply: Please send your application to recruitment@merrigong.com.au and include:

  1. A current resume with two referees.
  2. Responses to the selection criteria.

Notes for addressing the selection criteria: 

Please include a short paragraph describing how you meet each selection criteria listed in the Position Description, giving examples wherever possible. Please include details that highlight your experience, skills, knowledge, and qualifications that are relevant to the position.

If you require further information about the position, or just want to have a chat about whether our company is a fit for you, please get in touch with Andrew Bell, Visitor Experience Manager: abell@merrigong.com.au

Merrigong encourages applications from diverse backgrounds including First Nations peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and people with disabilities or who are d/Deaf.

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 17 April 2024. Interviews will be held on 22 & 23 April 2024.

Program Coordinator (Hirer Events)

Merrigong are now seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to join our Program Team.

The successful applicant will share the administration of our Hirer’s Event Program, working closely with producers, artists, and community hirers to ensure their shows are delivered to the highest professional standards. The environment is fast-paced and creative and requires excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail. Experience in event planning and delivery or similar would be an advantage.

We are an organisation with strong company values around transparency and inclusion and to our team we offer flexible work arrangements, complimentary tickets to shows, opportunities for development and a free Employee Assistance Program.

The position description can be found HERE.

To apply please send an email to recruitment@merrigong.com.au and include:

  1. A current resume with two referees. 
  2. Responses to the selection criteria. 

Notes for addressing the selection criteria:  

Please include a short paragraph describing how you meet each selection criteria listed in the Position Description, giving examples wherever possible. Please include details that highlight your experience, skills, knowledge, and qualifications that are relevant to the position. 

If you require further information about the position, or just want to have a chat about whether our company is a fit for you, please get in touch with Penny Watts, Program Manager: pwatts@merrigong.com.au.

Merrigong is committed to building an inclusive team, and strongly encourages applications from diverse backgrounds including First Nations peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and people with disabilities or who are d/Deaf.

Applications close: Midnight Sunday 21 April 2024. Interviews will be held on 22 & 23 April 2024.

Box Office Assistants (Casuals)

Due to an overwhelming response, the Box Office Assistants (Casual) recruitment has now closed.

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