Role: Office & Program Coordinator
Applications close: Wednesday 16 December 2023, 5pm (AEDT)
Enquiries: Brendan O’Connell, Executive Producer & Deputy CEO or (03) 9329 4213

The Company
Lucy Guerin Inc (LGI) is a contemporary dance company based at WXYZ Studios in North Melbourne. Across its 21-year history, the company has established itself as being at the forefront of contemporary dance practice through the creation of an acclaimed repertoire of works that regularly tour nationally and internationally.

Each year we present a range of new work and sector programs including world premieres, tours of works in repertoire, creative development projects, residencies, talks, and so much more.

WXYZ Studios is LGI’s home base, and in the five years since opening has grown to become a thriving hub that supports the development of independent choreographers and dancers in Melbourne, and promotes dialogue and exchange with national and international artists.

While our studio spaces are wheelchair accessible, we regret that accessibility to our office is currently more limited, and includes a stepped entrance as well as internal stairs to other facilities. Please let us know if you require more information about access at WXYZ.

The Role
The Office & Program Coordinator provides a regular, positive interface between artists, hirers, and the independent dance sector at WXYZ Studios, and is an integral anchor in the success of the Company.

They are instrumental in ensuring the smooth operation of the LGI office and WXYZ Studios, through coordinating the administration of the Company (including financial administration and marketing support) and its annual program of activities; by providing support to the Artistic Director/CEO and Executive Producer/Deputy CEO; and facilitating the coordination and communications of the Board of Directors.

We’re searching for an engaged arts professional who is motivated, effective, committed and collaborative, and will work passionately with us to achieve our goals and aspirations.
Some of the reasons you’ll enjoy working at LGI:

  • We pride ourselves on being a friendly, inclusive workplace.
  • We’re a small but mighty team, delivering a high volume of work with enthusiasm and a sense of humour.
  • Professional development and growth are warmly encouraged and supported.
  • We’re open to discussing flexible work options.
  • We’re located close to lots of public transport options, and there are plenty of great cafes just a few minutes away.

To apply for the role:
Read the full position description here [PDF]
Word version here

If you have any questions, or if there’s anything you’d like to clarify about the role or application process – get in touch with Brendan O’Connell, Executive Producer & Deputy CEO, via the contact details provided.

Once you’re ready to apply, please submit the following in one PDF document via email to no later than 5pm on Wednesday 13 December 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.

  • A brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) introducing yourself and why you’re interested in becoming LGI’s new Office & Program Coordinator.
  • A maximum of 2 pages outlining how your skills and experience align with the Duties & Responsibilities of the role.
  • A current CV, with contact details for two managers who can provide verbal references about your professional skills and experience (referees will only be contacted once you have been notified).

We are committed to equity and inclusion, and welcome applications from diverse communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, cultural and regional communities, and people with disability. Please let us know if you would prefer to apply in a different format, or if there is any barrier for you in the job application process as stated.

To be eligible to apply for this role, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.