Arts Access Darwin – Creative Producer (Casual)
MATERNITY CONTRACT PERIOD: 7-Months, 1 March – 30 September 2020
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5 FEB, 2020
SUCESSFUL APPLICANT NOTIFIED: 15 FEB, 2020
HANDOVER: 19 & 20 FEBRUARY 1pm – 5pm
REMUNERATION: $45.00 p/hr (DCA Casual Rate) – 15hrs p/week
WORKING HOURS & OFFICE DAYS: 2-days p/week, 7.5hrs p/day – Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 4:30pm
Applicants to submit:
– 1-page cover letter addressing the applicant’s suitability for the role and relevant qualifications in relation to the selection criteria.
– 2 professional referees (provide name, position, phone & email contacts for each referee)
Send applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Key Accountabilities and Functions
> Project development, management – delivery of projects, exhibitions, productions and publications.
> Grant writing and corresponding reporting and acquittals.
> Advocacy and support for artists with disability – best practice in disability led arts, supporting artistic practices and professional development for artists with disabilities.
> Administrating the Free Space Studio including; securing funding; participant enrolments; workshop facilitator staffing; studio maintenance; materials upkeep & budgeting.
> Joint hosting of the annual NT Arts Access Awards ceremony with Incite Arts in Alice Springs – we have a 2-year rotation of award ceremony hosting duties – for example in 2020 & 2021 the awards ceremony will be hosted by Darwin Community Arts and in 2022 & 2023 the awards will be hosted by Incite Arts.
> Demonstrated understanding of best practice in arts and disability.
> Experience in community arts production and facilitation.
> Demonstrated effective project management and administration skills.
> Demonstrated experience in grant writing, ability to secure funding to support new and existing projects.
Summary of Position
Arts Access Darwin (AAD) is a creative producer role at Darwin Community Arts, the objective of the role is to provide arts-based workshops, professional development opportunities and events led by, inclusive of and accessible to people with disability. AAD partners with disability service providers and arts organisations to increase access to and participation in the arts for people with disability in the Darwin region. AAD is a member of Arts Access Australia. AAD will work with partners in the disability sector to enhance artistic production by people with disabilities. AAD continues to host the NT Arts Access Awards for the Northern Territory in collaboration with Incite Arts, Alice Springs.
OUR MISSION – WHAT WE’RE STRIVING FOR:
- To increase the presence and visibility of artists with disability in ALL areas of artistic endeavour
- To promote a culture of inclusivity in ALL areas of artistic programming in Darwin – which acknowledges that people with disability, belong to diverse communities, with diverse access needs, and have a right to equal access to:
- The means for creative expression – time to develop a practice, accessible creative workspaces, resources & materials etc.
- Professional outcomes resulting from creative practice;
- Equal opportunities for participation as audience members in arts venues;
- Equal opportunities for paid employment in the arts sector;
- Push for access and inclusion as a mainstream core value of ALL arts organisations.
- Support the production of new works by artists with disability.
OUR CORE VALUES:
Arts Access Darwin takes our core values in relation to the equal rights of people with disability to participate in the creative arts, from The United Nations Convention on the Rights of people with Disability.
The general principles of the convention are as follows:
- Respect for inherent dignity, individual autonomy including the freedom to make one’s own choices, and independence of persons;
(c) Full and effective participation and inclusion in society;
(d) Respect for difference and acceptance of persons with disabilities as part of human diversity and humanity;
(e) Equality of opportunity;
(g) Equality between men and women;
(h) Respect for the evolving capacities of children with disabilities and respect for the right of children with disabilities to preserve their identities