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Development and Investment Manager, Indigenous

Location: Sydney
Engagement Type: Contract, 2 years
Salary: $96,791 per annum (plus 15.4% superannuation)
Department/Unit: Indigenous
Immediate Manager: Head of Indigenous

The successful candidate will be engaged under the Screen Australia Act 2008

Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department is recognised locally and internationally for its achievements. The celebrated team fosters and supports Indigenous talent and distinctive stories, maintaining the strong presence of Indigenous screen stories through development and production funding programs and innovative initiatives for practitioners.

An exciting opportunity now exists to join this team as a Development and Investment Manager.

Working closely with the other members of the team and across the full slate of the Indigenous Department’s funding programs, you will be responsible for assessing applications for funding, preparing funding recommendation reports and papers, while also overseeing the development and production of funded projects you are allocated and managing these through to completion. This is a hands-on role, and you will be liaising with applicants on an individual basis, providing advice and feedback to assist with developing projects and improving skills, as well as managing practitioner workshops and initiatives. A certain amount of travel and after hours work is required with the role.

To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge of Indigenous Australian screen culture with recent credited experience at a creative level in any of the following: feature film, short film, documentary, animation and/or interactive media, e.g. producer, production manager, line producer, writer or script editor. You will also have good creative judgement, and a strong understanding of production budgets and finance plans and the commissioning processes. You will need to be adept in effective time management and managing your own administrative duties. Well-developed written and oral communication skills, combined with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team focussed environment to achieve common goals are essential.

Please note that this is an Indigenous identified position. Applicants must be of Indigenous Australian descent, identify as an Indigenous Australian and be accepted as such by the community with which the applicant is associated.

The filling of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Along with your resume, your application must include:

Applications must be received by 5pm, Friday 13 October 2017

Email your application to Recruitment or post to:

Human Resources Team
Screen Australia
GPO Box 3984