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Visitor Experience Host – NGA Level 1 - $26.52 per hr (includes 20% loading)

The National Gallery of Australia will be presenting the work of legendary Australian artist Tom Roberts this summer from 4 December 2015 to 28 March 2016 in Canberra only. This extraordinary exhibition brings together Tom Roberts' most famous paintings loved by all Australians.

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Registration Officer

NGA Level 2/3
Position No. 7205
$48,577 to $59,848 pa

Registration Officers assist in the art storage and preventive maintenance of the collection by undertaking the handling, storage, packing, transport, location and documentation of the Gallery's collection. 

The successful applicant will have experience in the administration and physical requirements involved in the handling and movement of a wide range of works of art including correct manual handling techniques and a level of fitness commensurate with the duties of the position, along with demonstrated computerised collection management skills, preferably EMu.

This position is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. Further information regarding the position is available by contacting Natalie Beattie on 02 6240 6453 or natalie.beattie@nga.gov.au.

Applicants must address the selection criteria. Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining duties and selection criteria which detail the skills, experience and qualifications required is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Applications for this position should reach the Recruitment Officer by 25 February 2016 at recruitment@nga.gov.au

Position closes: 2016.02.25 17:00

Manager Marketing & Communications

NGA Level 6
Position No. 2304
$75,546 - $87,322

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and skilled Marketing Manager to join a leading and dynamic Australian arts and culture organisation in Canberra.

The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) forms a vital part of the cultural landscape and provides great opportunities to grow and evolve a brand that is changing. The NGA is a tourism destination with a wide range of consumer products including exhibitions, retail and education.

The role of Marketing Manager is a crucial role in a small but committed team of communicators who are dedicated to the ongoing improvement of the brand and for driving visitation. The Marketing Manager reports to the Head of Marketing and Communications and is responsible for managing major exhibition campaigns, publicity and growing market and audience engagement.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience as a marketing professional (minimum of 5 years), and will have demonstrated experience in successfully managing stakeholders and marketing campaigns with a strong focus on media relations, content development and innovative audience acquisition and engagement. An appreciation of the arts and tourism industry is advantageous.

This is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity.  Further information about this position may be obtained by contacting Ashley Zmijewski on (02) 6240 6441 or ashley.zmijewski@nga.gov.au.

Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining duties and selection criteria which detail the skills, experience and qualifications required is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Applications for this position should reach the Recruitment Officer by 18 February 2016 at recruitment@nga.gov.au

Position closes: 2016.02.18 17:00

Gordon Darling Graduate Intern

NGA Level 4
Position No. 5040
$61,706 to $67,075pa

The Gordon Darling Graduate Intern is a professional development position within the Australian Prints and Drawings Department. The Intern will be engaged in the areas of cataloguing, drafting acquisition documents and assisting with exhibition development and publications with an emphasis on web-based delivery of information on the Collection.

Suitable applicants will have relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent and a demonstrated interest and knowledge of Australian Prints with a commitment to a career in print curatorship. Sound research skills, experience with database entry and knowledge of collection management databases, preferably KE EMu will be required.

This is a full time non-ongoing employment opportunity available for a period of 12 months from April 2016.  Further information is available by contacting Roger Butler on (02) 6240 6414 or roger.butler@nga.gov.au.

Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining duties and selection criteria which detail the skills, experience and qualifications required is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Applications for this position should reach the Recruitment Officer by 18 February 2016 at recruitment@nga.gov.au

Position closes: 2016.02.18 17:00

Employment & conditions

The National Gallery of Australia's terms and conditions of employment are set out in its Enterprise Agreement (pdf 339kb)

Please complete the personal particulars form and supply it with your application.

To be eligible for employment you must be an Australian citizen or be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship within a reasonable period of time. Successful applicants will be subject to a probationary period of employment. A security check will also apply.

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