Administration Assistant position available

Leith Semmens, SALA Open Studios Central Studios – photography by Sam Roberts

Administration AssistantSALA Festival

The South Australian Living Artists Festival is an open access visual arts festival featuring thousands of artists in hundreds of exhibitions throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia. Since its inception in 1998 the annual SALA Festival has celebrated and promoted the diverse talents of South Australian Living Artists.

If you have experience working in visual arts, on a festival or major event and would like to be part of a small energetic team that delivers a high profile and much-loved event this is your opportunity to shine.

The Administration Assistant reports directly to the CEO, South Australian Living Artists Inc. for the administration functions of the SALA Festival.

The incumbent will work closely with the CEO and Program Coordinator to achieve the objectives and goals of South Australian Living Artists Inc. This will include being the support contact for artists, venues, councils, and liaising with various other stakeholders in the visual arts, state and local government departments and the business sector.

The successful applicant will have experience in a similar arts, festival or event role, demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering high quality customer service, sound computer literacy skills in MS Word, Excel and social media as well as the ability to work in a dynamic environment and adapt to the changing needs of the organisation.

This role is being offered as a 5-month full-time employment contract.

View the position description for a comprehensive overview of this role.

Enquiries can be directed to Kate Moskwa, CEO SALA Festival by emailing [email protected]

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and you must include a cover letter stating why you want this position and respond to the key criteria outlined in the position description together with a current resume including relevant career, personal and educational achievements.

All applications must be submitted to [email protected] by 5pm, Monday 25 March 2019.

Image: Leith Semmens, Central Studios open day 2018, photo Sam Roberts