IFACCA seeks Communications and Engagement Manager

Founded in 2001, the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is the global network of arts councils and ministries of culture dedicated to improving good practice in arts and cultural policy development, arts funding, audience development and public access to the arts. Its vision is for a world in which arts and culture thrive and are recognised by governments and peoples for their contribution to society. IFACCA has members in 70 countries.

Under the leadership of IFACCA’s new Executive Director Magdalena Moreno Mujica, we are seeking a highly skilled Communications and Engagement Manager to lead the communications strategy to enhance the promotion of IFACCA’s services, play a key role in the development of IFACCA’s partnerships plan, and guide the engagement agenda with IFACCA members and stakeholders and be an integral part of the delivery of world-class projects and events. 

The Communications and Engagement Manager would also be responsible for liaison with IFACCA’s members, partners and international networks writing and editing content for a range of reports, promotional material and social media applications to complement and communicate the Knowledge and Analysis Programme.

The Communications and Engagement Manager will play a critical role in shaping the next phase of IFACCA.  The Secretariat team comprises five full time staff and is located within the Australia Council offices in Sydney, Australia.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual with significant communications skills as well as solid development and engagement experience who is interested in international relations and arts and cultural policy issues. The position profile is provided below.

Applicants are requested to provide:

1 x letter of application (no more than 3 pages describing your reasons for applying for the position and how your skills and expertise meet the selection criteria)
1 x Curriculum Vitae (no more than 3 pages and including the names of two referees).

To access the position description including selection criteria click here.

The salary will range between $76,000 to $83,000 (+ 9.5 super) based on the skill and experience of the successful applicant. The position offers a range of opportunities to develop international networks and travel to a range of international locations including Malaysia for the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture in March 2019.

IFACCA is not in a position to assist with any costs or arrangements associated with relocation from interstate or overseas.  However, we encourage applicants from all cultural backgrounds to apply.

If you wish to discuss your interest in the position, please contact Magdalena Moreno Mujica, Executive Director, on 02 9215 9048 or [email protected] .

Applications must be submitted by 3pm on Tuesday 15 August 2017*.

*Please note that interviews will be conducted on 17 and 18 August.