Industry Development Coordinator, Music Tasmania

Music Tasmania is looking for an energetic, passionate and super organised Industry Development Coordinator to help deliver an exciting series of opportunities, events and activities for Tasmania’s music sector in 2017. 

Music Tasmania is the peak industry body representing contemporary music and our mission is to develop, promote and advocate for the Tasmanian sector.

The Industry Development Program aims to build the capacity of Tasmania’s music sector and is supported by funding through Arts Tasmania and APRA AMCOS. This new program will provide professional development opportunities that support Tasmanian musicians and music businesses.

The Coordinator is expected to undertake a variety of administrative, event and project management tasks, as well as carry out any operational duties necessary to achieve the program objectives.

Program Objectives

  • Increase the business capacity of musicians and small music enterprises.
  • Upskill the sector through education initiatives, networking/knowledge sharing, and access to information and resources.
  • Support, enable and champion the creation and presentation of original music compositions.
  • Build professional, national networks that can be utilised by the Tasmanian music community.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the planning and coordination of Music Tasmania’s Industry Development Program and its activities.
  • Schedule and deliver all industry development events to a high standard, including workshops, masterclasses, seminars etc.
  • Maintain program budget and track expenditures/transactions.
  • Help to build positive relationships with the local music community, national delegates, and Music Tasmania’s program partners.
  • Assist with the administration of Music Tasmania’s operations and support the CEO as directed.
  • Support Music Tasmania’s membership through the provision of resources and information. 
  • Contribute to Music Tasmania’s marketing and communications strategy.

Knowledge, Skills And Experience

  1. Proven project and event management skills.
  2. Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to work independently to deadlines.
  3. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail.
  5. Tech savvy with hands on experience using MS Office.
  6. Interest in, and knowledge of, the arts sector, particularly in contemporary music.

Must hold a current drivers licence.

Apply for the Position 

To apply for this position, please review the Position Description and provide the following information:

  • A 2-page cover letter that addresses your strengths and experience regarding the key duties, and the knowledge, skills and experience outlined in the Position Description.
  • A current résumé / CV that includes two referees.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding the position, phone Music Tasmania’s CEO Laura Harper on 0418 545 002.  

Please email your application to by COB 1 February 2017.



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