Come work with us!

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Ensemble Offspring is looking for an exceptional individual to be our new General Manager and lead our innovative organisation, now a national leader in the new music field. This position is ideal for a keen arts administrator with experience in production, management, grant writing and fundraising. If you’re someone who is looking to build strategic leadership experience and take the next steps in their arts career leading a small-medium organisation to its next phase of success, come and tell us how you can address the criteria below.

About Ensemble Offspring

Ensemble Offspring is a Sydney based chamber music group with over 23 years experience in championing adventurous new music nationally and internationally. Led by acclaimed percussionist, Claire Edwardes, and featuring some of Australia’s most innovative performers, the organisation is passionate about nurturing the work of emerging and living composers. The organisation has multi-year funding with both the Australia Council for the Arts and Create NSW, and is based at the Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville.

The Position

The position of General Manager is a key leadership role for Ensemble Offspring. We are looking for a positive and energetic new face for the company, who will uphold our culture of innovation, excellence and agility. Our previous General Manager was with us for four years and grew the company into a solid organisation with detailed and robust systems around governance and business. Taking on the General Manager role is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant and successful music organisation, while leading a small and dedicated team into an exciting next phase of Ensemble Offspring’s trajectory.

Working collaboratively with the Artistic Director, Board, staff and musicians, we are seeking a General Manager with skills well suited to shaping the organisation for the future, and advocating for our vision. This includes expertise in operational, managerial and government and philanthropic funding aspects of a small arts organisation.

Application Process

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Candidates should submit an application via email claire@ensembleoffspring.com, including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (no more than 3 pages) and a current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications close 13 April, 2018.

We expect to interview shortlisted candidates in April and, ideally, would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible.