Sydney City Ballet
Posted February 2020

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the General Manager of Sydney City Ballet (SCB) will have overall responsibility for SCB’s execution of its mission, including management of all events and programs and planning for future expansion. Initially a part-time role, it is envisaged it will become a full-time role.

Key Responsibilities

The General Manager will:

  • Manage all planning, administration, communication, finance and fundraising activities required to successfully deliver SCB’s events and programs;
  • Ensure appropriate systems are in place to track the progress of these events and programs and then evaluate their success;
  • Work closely with the Board to achieve SCB’s strategic goals, including enhancing SCB’s strategic business plan;
  • Develop a comprehensive fundraising plan;
  • Identify appropriate grant and funding opportunities and submit high quality applications for these opportunities;
  • Drive and manage SCB’s communication activities (website, social media and traditional media) to highlight SCB’s achievements to all stakeholders and the general public;
  • Maintain and build upon SCB’s existing relationships with volunteers, alumni, supporters, partners, suppliers and other stakeholders – and identify new relation-ships;
  • Investigate opportunities in new regions and markets.

Experience and Skills

  • You are a self-starter with strong leadership, project management and event management experience and skills;
  • You are a strong communicator, both written and verbal, who is excellent at establishing and building relationships with a range of stakeholders;
  • You understand the importance of managing a budget for a small organisation (you may have worked for a non-profit or arts organisation);
  • You have strong fundraising experience and skills;
  • You are passionate about what you do and committed to delivering high quality programs;
  • You understand that working for a small organisation often requires “rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty”;
  • You enjoy the challenge of developing plans and strategies that will take an organisation to its next stage of growth.

This role will commence as a two-day per week part time role with the scope for it to develop into a full-time role. The salary is negotiable depending on experience.

How to Apply

Email your CV and interest to

Closing Date: Monday 16 March 2020


Posted February 2020

Reports to: Executive Director & Artistic Director

Summary Description

An exciting opportunity exists of an emerging manager of social media to work in a dynamic, vibrant fast moving business with a significant history, legacy and reputation.

This is a chance for you to manage and make an impact with the online presence and social media component of the Academy’s marketing strategy, combining your passion for the arts and ballet, with your skills in online marketing and social media!

Working closely with the Artistic Director and Executive Director, you will have the scope to produce a range of creative strategies and posts across social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and Instagram. You will learn skills in developing direct email campaigns, website management, event marketing and more. You will work directly with the Executive Director and Artistic Director of the Academy as well as interact with teachers and students across the academy.

Candidates should possess sound computer literacy including basic video and image editing tools (iMovie, Photoshop, etc.), excellent spelling and grammar, interpersonal and time management skills and high level organisational and communication skills.

This voluntary internship role is for approximately 8-10 hours per week. These hours are flexible and can be a mix of day-time hours, after school hours (4-7pm) and some weekend hours. The hours may vary depending on the projects and activities that will vary month by month. The internship will run for 6 months with the strong possibility of this leading into more permanent engagement for the right candidate.

Candidates should provide CV, cover letter and links to samples of their work (if applicable) in their application.

How to Apply

Email your CV and interest in the role to Nicole Sharp – Executive Director of the Tanya Pearson Academy:

Closing Date: Friday 13 March 2020