Vibrant WA Arts Organisation seeking General Manager
Thank you for your interest in working with Denmark Arts.
Denmark Arts, a vibrant regional arts organisation situated on the south coast of Western Australia, is calling for applications for the position of General Manager. The successful applicant will become a leader in a small and professional team of passionate arts-workers.
Denmark Arts supports an extraordinary arts community and is the umbrella organisation for the annual Denmark Festival of Voice, Brave New Works Community Arts Festival and Denmark Arts Markets, as well as a range of other local arts and cultural activities.
The organisation operates out of the Artshouse, a retro venue with two artist in residence rooms, studio space and full kitchen/lounge/concert/workshop areas.
Denmark’s natural environment is renowned, situated on the Southern Ocean and nestled against the stunning karri forests. The surroundings themselves are a spur to creativity. It is located only 45 minutes from the regional centre of Albany which itself supports a lively creative scene.
The ideal applicant will have excellent arts administration skills and experience, strategic thinking and a commitment to regional arts and community arts practice.
The position requires a commitment of 28 hours per week with an immediate start.
Applying for the Position
Your application needs to demonstrate how you meet the job duties by addressing the selection criteria and submitting this with a copy of your CV to Louise Cato (Chair) email@example.com For further information contact Louise Cato on 0400 258 381
The job description can be accessed https://www.denmarkarts.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/General-Manager-JDF-revised.pdf
Applications will be accepted up until 5pm Tuesday 19th April, 2022.
Update: Denmark Arts Easter Markets sadly cancelled
With a heavy heart it is that under the level 2 public health measures by the WA Department of Health with public events being limited to 500 patrons as well as the unpredictable sudden changes in restrictions, the Easter Markets will have to be cancelled in its traditional form this year.
We work on showcasing the creative workings of artisans, crafters, makers and performers in alternative ways, so please stay tuned to updates.
For more information please see: https://www.wa.gov.au/government/covid-19-coronavirus/covid-19-coronavirus-what-you-can-and-cant-do#Level2measures
Applications for the 2022-23 season will open August / September 2022. Please check our website, subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on facebook to hear about updates on applications.
We look forward to hear about your creative workings!
Farewell and thank you to Denmark Arts Artistic Director
Vivienne Robertson has recently resigned from her position as Artistic Director with Denmark Arts.The Board, Staff, Volunteers, Artists and community of Denmark Arts would like to acknowledge Vivienne Robertson’s 12 year contribution to Denmark Arts Council.
Her vision created many inspiring events that linked the community of Denmark to extraordinary world acts and brought local creatives a platform to express their own visions. Her knowledge and passion for the spiritual expression of art, and the sharing of stories of indigenous cultures of the world, brought to Denmark often moving and emotionally shifting experiences. Her management allowed the organisation to grow into the peak arts body in the Denmark Shire.
Thank you for your 12 years Vivienne, may your next adventures on your creative journey be fulfilling and may you enjoy a well earned rest.