Events Producer

Events Producer (Full time; Ongoing)

As Events Producer, your primary purpose is to provide operational and strategic support to the Head of Operations as well as leadership to the organisation, supporting the systems, processes, resource allocation and technology requirements for the efficient delivery of events.

The successful candidate will have significant experience and skills in the following:

  • Proven leadership and people management skills, including goal setting, coaching, effective oral and written communication and consultation as well as the ability to manage pressure, ambiguity and change to meet deadlines.
  • Proven financial management and budget management skills including event specific budget development and cost control as well as interpretation and implementation of contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an event management or technical production role for a performing arts venue, a performing arts sector organisation or in a touring capacity
  • A specific knowledge of the presentation of music, including a range of classical and contemporary genres, and its production requirements
  • A broad general knowledge across a variety of technical production fields including audio, lighting, projection, audio-visual and staging
  • Demonstrated capacity to be highly organised, determine workloads, set priorities, work independently and under pressure in a multi-task environment and complete tasks within specified timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • Highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills, as well as high standards of personal presentation and the ability to maintain good working relationships with a wide range of people both internal and external to the organisation
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships with people at all levels, forge partnerships and build trust across business areas, functions and organisations. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including delivery of presentations and preparation of reports
  • Knowledge and experience at using IT programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability to become a highly skilled user of the Melbourne Recital Centre’s venue management system, for which training will be given


Please email a cover letter, a separate document addressing the essential key selection criteria and your resume to Annabel Storey, Human Resource Advisor at by midday Monday 24th September 2018.


If you have any enquiries about the recruitment process or the position, please email

Melbourne Recital Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a smoke free and accessible environment.