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Marketing Communications Producer

Position Available

23 June 2022

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Marketing Communications Producer

0.8 FTE, 30 hours per week
(flexible working arrangements and FTE can be negotiated)
Salary: $57,000–$60,000 (dependent on experience) + superannuation

The Institute of Modern Art is seeking an enthusiastic early-career arts worker to be our new Marketing Communications Producer. This is a new role for the IMA and we’re looking for the right person to join the team. The purpose of the Marketing Communications Producer is to position the IMA as a national leader in contemporary art and to engage local, national and international audiences across marketing and communications platforms. You are interested in innovative digital content and bringing your skills to support art and artists. This role offers the opportunity to be mentored at the IMA and to develop your skills in strategic arts marketing communications.

About the IMA
Since 1975 the Institute of Modern Art has been the hub of the Brisbane’s contemporary art scene, presenting an annual program of exhibitions, public programs, publications, and offsite programs by Queensland, Australian, and international artists. As one of Australia’s leading independent contemporary art spaces, our 2022–2025 vision is to become a truly inclusive, sustainable, and future focused organisation. Through our artistic programs, which include exhibitions, publications, offsite projects, and public programs, we invest in the local, shape the national, and impact the international.

About you
You are enthusiastic about visual art and excited by the storytelling opportunities our sector offers. You are excited about the opportunity in this role to be mentored at the IMA and to develop your skills in strategic arts marketing communications. You will bring your ideas for innovative digital content creation to all aspects of the IMA’s business and are willing to be a generous member of a small team. You have high attention to detail with strong oral, written, and visual communication skills that you can demonstrate through your own creative practice, previous work, or volunteer contributions to organisations. The successful candidate is driven and self-motivated, with the ability to work autonomously as well as contribute to team goals.

Selection Criteria
—An interest in marketing communications and the arts
—A passion for and interest in contemporary visual art and artists
—Excellent project/time management skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks and plan ahead
—Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Premiere Pro desirable)
—Ability to build strong and collaborative working relationships both internally and externally
—Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and deliver high quality outputs
—Self-starter, with a strong sense of initiative
—Willingness to engage in mentoring to learn new skills related to arts marketing strategy

Selection Criteria
—Previous experience in a similar role
—Familiarity with social media scheduling tools, and Content Management Systems.

The IMA values diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQA+ people and culturally and linguistically diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Your Application
Please include the following documents as part of your application:

—Your professional CV
—A cover letter of up to 2 pages, responding to the selection criteria – sharing your skills with us and how you might grow to meet the key accountabilities of the role
—Provide up to 3 examples of recent work; this can be screenshots, PDFs, links to content online, AV files

Email your application to, with Marketing Communications Producer as the subject line by midnight Sunday 17 July 2022. Shortlisting will quickly take place and interviews will be held on Friday 22 July 2022. If you are unavailable on these dates please note your alternate availability in your cover letter.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to request adjustments to the application or interview process, please contact:

Tulleah Pearce
Assistant Director, Programs and Audiences
07 3252 5750

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands where the IMA now stands. We pay our respect to Elders past, present, and emerging.