Now hiring: Service Coordinator

Are you interested in working for an organisation that is committed to improving access to the arts for people who are blind or have low vision?

Are you passionate about access to the Arts?

Are you looking to utilise your excellent administrative and organisational skills within a small, friendly team?

Description Victoria provides professional description services for art and media. Audio description adds live or pre-recorded verbal information to performances, events, exhibitions, and moving images. Designed for people who are Blind or have low vision, this information is delivered through a variety of means that complement the work.

Description Victoria is seeking a detail-oriented arts administrator with an interest in access and inclusion for people who are blind or low vision for a part-time role. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

The Service Coordinator is an all-rounder, working directly with clients to quote, book, and bill jobs, contracting freelance describers, managing budgets and forecasts, preparing board reports, contributing to the development of funding applications, and collaborating with the Lead Describer to advocate for best practice audio description in service to the blind and low vision community. 

The Service Coordinator is a flexible, part-time role.

Salary: $51,766 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation, pro rata, with allowances available for costs associated with working from home.

Hours: 0.5 FTE or approx. 19 hours per week, schedule negotiable.

Term: 12 month fixed term – extension and growth subject to external funding and/or income targets being exceeded.

Location:  Based within greater Melbourne – working from home on commencement, potential to relocate.

At Description Victoria, we value an inclusive and diverse workplace, and welcome applicants whose values align with ours. 

How to apply:

Initial enquiries can be made by contacting recruitment@descriptionvictoria.com.au. Please refer to the position description for further details.

Applications close 5pm on Monday May 24. Interviews will commence in June.

Applications consisting of a cover letter addressing the key requirements of the role and a current CV should be emailed to recruitment@descriptionvictoria.com.au.

Please note – for accessibility reasons only Microsoft Word documents can be accepted (.DOC or .DOCX).

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