Riverland Youth Theatre
Annual salary of $68,445 pa + annual CPI
About the Position
Riverland Youth Theatre (RYT) is seeking a Creative Producer who will lead an enthusiastic team of aspiring youth artists, staff, tutors, and volunteers in the development, management, and delivery of the RYT’s annual artistic program, including taking responsibility for a variety of partnerships, projects, workshops, and performances in the community. This full-time, one-year contract position will suit a well-qualified and highly motivated individual with experience in creating theatre and performance by, with, and for young people, and who possesses excellent communication, organisation, and team management skills. The person will also be passionate about mentoring and facilitating the creative endeavours of emerging young artists while working within a thriving rural community environment.
The Creative Producer position at RYT combines artistic roles with senior management functions, budgeting, and sourcing of funds, while reporting to the Board of Management on all aspects of company operations. This role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to plan and implement vibrant new initiatives in contemporary youth arts through creative practice and leadership which is informed by young people, state and regional arts organisations, artists, audiences, cross-cultural collaboration, and well-established networks in the Riverland.
About Riverland Youth Theatre
Vision: Riverland Youth Theatre inspires, nurtures, and cultivates the creativity and stories of Riverland young people.
Riverland Youth Theatre is the only dedicated youth arts organisation in the region for 5 to 26-year-old active participants and delivers youth arts programs from its headquarters in the Renmark Institute. RYT’s artistic programs extend beyond its youth hub in Renmark to deliver arts activities and workshops to thousands of young people in communities, schools, and interested groups throughout the Riverland, encompassing the five major townships of Barmera, Berri, Loxton, Renmark, and Waikerie. With 35 years of continuous operation as a leading theatre company, RYT provides opportunities for young people to develop their talent, creative expression, performance, and technical skills in the context of their own community and culture. RYT is a not-for-profit incorporated body with an annual arts program assisted by the South Australian Government through Carclew, and with funding support from Country Arts SA, local government councils, and numerous partners and generous sponsors. For more information on RYT, go to our website www.ryt.org.au or view and share one of our latest offerings, Looking Backwards 2020 at https://vimeo.com/528134604
About the Location
The Riverland region is situated two hour’s drive northeast of Adelaide and extends over an area of almost 10,000 square kilometres, stretching along the Murray River from Blanchetown to the Victorian border. It has a culturally and ethnically diverse population of about 40,000 people, many of whom work in primary industry, service, and tourism sectors. People are attracted to live and work in the Riverland due to its relaxed lifestyle, abundance of facilities and leisure activities, and affordable living advantages for families. The Riverland is Australia’s largest wine grape growing region and is well-known for its vast and varied horticultural production, while also being a premier tourism and recreation asset for South Australia with many natural and cultural features of significance. Riverlanders take pride in their friendly, community spirit and share a common and active interest and concern for the ecological health of the River Murray and water security upon which many aspects of life in the region rely. For more information on the region and its features, check out the Local Government website at https://www.loxtonwaikerie.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0036/348687/Live-Work-Play-Invest-Riverland.pdf
About the Process
Applications for this position are to be by email only providing a cover letter and resume of no more than three pages along with referees and should be sent to the attention of the Selection Panel at: email@example.com
Full job description is available here :- Creative Producer RYT – Job Description
Applications close: 15 April 2021