Folkwork Inc., the driving force behind the beloved Fairbridge Festival are seeking a professional and?motivated?General Manager to develop and?implement their strategic vision, deliver the annual?business plan and lead?the organisation to future?successful?festivals and events.

Position Title: General Manager
Opportunity Type: Part-time position
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Reports to: Chairperson and FolkWorld Inc. Board
Direct Reports: Artistic Director &?Fairbridge Festival Event Manager

The Fairbridge Festival 2018

To achieve our aim of promoting traditional, contemporary and multicultural folk music, dance and related performing arts (with a particular emphasis on families), the General Manager is responsible for:
1. Successful event planning and delivery of the annual Fairbridge Festival, its associated events and additional initiatives
2. Facilitation of cross-cultural sharing between different folk communities, and
3. Working with others to help promote folk music, dance and related performing arts.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter outlining your interest in the role and addressing how your experience and qualifications match against the selection criteria under “Skills & Experience” in the position description.
  • A current CV, including the contact details of two professional referees.

To apply or for any enquiries about this position please contact Jane Aberdeen on j.aberdeen@westnet.com.au.

Applications close Wednesday, 26 September.

Download Position Description here.