DRILL is looking for a General Manager


Application Information

Nine-month contract, with the option to become an ongoing position, subject to securing funding. “Permanent”, part-time. Commencing July 2019.

DRILL is Hobart’s contemporary youth dance company, and is the primary provider of contemporary dance engagement opportunities for young people in southern Tasmania.

DRILL is run by a small team consisting of a full-time Artistic Director, part-time General Manager, and casual tutors, choreographers, technicians and project staff, who are engaged as required.

The General Manager works in close partnership with the Artistic Director to lead and manage the organisation, contributing to and implementing our vision, planning and programming, and supporting excellent governance. The General Manager’s focus is management of people, facilities, resources and finances; including marketing, and sourcing funding. The Artistic Director’s focus is artistic leadership, program design and implementation, creative development, mentoring, and relationships with stakeholders. They report jointly to the Board of DRILL.

The major workload of the position is strategic, management and administrative; but as a member of a small team there will also be requirements to perform day-to-day operational duties when necessary; and opportunities to exercise other skills of the appointee where this is efficient and effective — eg, design, web, technical, IT. 

Working hours are flexible within operational requirements. The appointee is required to work evenings and weekends at various times throughout the year.

DRILL reserves the right to appoint a person who has not applied. DRILL also invites persons who have an exceptional capacity but may not meet all selection criteria to apply and who would be appointed at a lower level with some support provided.

Closing date for applications is 21 June 2019. Interviews are expected be held from 24 June 2019.

For informal discussion about the position, please contact Joshua Lowe at josh@drillperformance.com or on 0408 660 748.

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