Job Opportunity: FolkWorld Inc seeks General Manager

by | Sep 4, 2018 | Latest news

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

Applications close Wednesday, 26 September.

Download Position Description here.