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Job Opportunity | Regional Arts Australia, Communications Manager

Regional Arts Australia are looking for a talented and experienced communications manager to deliver sophisticated and well-crafted communications across the broad landscape that is regional arts in Australia. You will join a successful national arts organisation and work in a collaborative environment focused on delivering arts and cultural outcomes for regional communities.


About Regional Arts Australia

Regional Arts Australia is the national federation of regional arts peak bodies delivering arts programs in rural, regional, remote and very remote Australia.




Position Overview

Our Communications Manager is a key staff member working collaboratively to influence and deliver important components of RAA’s Development and Fundraising Strategy. In this strategy RAA is involved in:

The Communications Manager will develop and manage the RAA Communications Action Plan involving a range of communication strategies. This work involves the development of material for a variety of audiences including members of parliament, government departments, the national media, potential institutional and corporate donors, the national regional arts network and social media network.

Our Communications Manager is an integral part of the management team and will provide advice and establish systems and work practices to support and develop RAA’s relationships.


Key Responsibilities:


Selection Criteria





Ideally, Regional Arts Australia are keen for our Communications Manager to be located with the rest of our staff in Alice Springs. However, Regional Arts Australia are open to a discussion with the right candidate about location elsewhere.


How to apply

To find out more about Regional Arts Australia, please visit

Please contact the Executive Director, John Oster with any further queries on 08 8959 6015.

Your application will include a letter outlining skills and relevant experience that support your interest in the role, a CV including three relevant and contactable referees, and up to two pages addressing the Selection Criteria to:  by Friday 19 May 2017.