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About the Role

A unique opportunity exists for an arts marketer to work in a highly engaging festival environment. Help support box office growth through innovative marketing and publicity strategies and work alongside a team of creative professionals in a modern office in Brisbane’s vibrant Fortitude Valley arts precinct. The Marketing Executive is responsible for developing tactical destination marketing plans for a cross section of allocated venues as well as event marketing plans for a diverse portfolio of Brisbane Festival activities presented at those venues.

About You

This role requires a creative, well organised and deadline driven arts marketer capable of creating and executing tactical marketing plans for Brisbane Festival events which may include: prestige international and national performing arts productions; major contemporary music concerts; small gigs; cabaret-circus-burlesque shows; independent theatre; comedy; dance; large scale free events; city activations and installations; and, family orientated shows and events. It is preferable but not necessary to possess experience in the festival and/or events sector.

Experience and Qualifications


  1. Tertiary qualification in marketing, the arts or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience;
  2. 3 years or more active arts marketing planning and campaign execution – particularly in theatre, circus, cabaret and dance;
  3. Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to develop and manage internal and external key stakeholder relationships;
  4. Excellent administration skills and understanding of workflow and approval processes; and
  5. Professional written and verbal communication skills.


  1. Three years’ arts marketing experience implementing marketing plans for theatre, circus, cabaret and dance;
  2. Experience in the festival and/or events sector;
  3. Knowledge of the arts sector;
  4. Advanced computing skills (experience with a database system, adobe products, Microsoft office, CMS systems); and,
  5. Ability to manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines.

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Download the Position Description including details on how to apply.

Applications close Monday 28 January 2019.

Applications are strictly confidential.

Technical Manager – Treasury Brisbane Arcadia

About the Role

Position is offered under a contract basis of full-time from April 2019 to October 2019.

An exceptional opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual to join the Brisbane Festival technical team. We are seeking a Technical Manager to be part of what promises to be a very exciting Brisbane Festival 2019. Under the leadership of the Technical Director, the technical team will successfully deliver to the highest possible standard the technical requirements of all productions, programs and/or events as part of the Festival.

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Applications close 5pm Monday 18 February 2019.

Applications are strictly confidential.

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Brisbane Festival is an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is to have a team which reflects the breadth and diversity of Brisbane’s population. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


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