Are you passionate about contemporary art and craft and would love to spend your days supporting and promoting it?

Come on board the Tactile Arts team and play an integral part in presenting a progressive annual program including exhibitions, workshops, artist residencies, major events and a growing retail space.

We support artists at every stage of their careers, including by providing access to specialised studios and equipment fundamental to the production of art and craft.

Each area of programming requires dedicated support from committed staff who thrive in a busy and creative work environment.

If you would like to be part of the team then apply now for one of the following positions.


EVENTS COORDINATOR

Employment Terms:      Part-time 26 hours per week

Package:                         $50,915pa pro-rata + 9.5% super

Employment Contract:  2 Years

Responsible to:             Tactile Arts General Manager

Applications Close:       Monday, 21 June 2021

 

Primary Objective:

The Events Coordinator will be responsible for the development, marketing, coordination, and delivery of the organisation’s annual program of events.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver a range of professionally presented events showcasing visual arts and crafts, and to broaden the scope of the organisation’s current events program by identifying and activating sponsorship opportunities and developing relationships with a large and diverse range of stakeholders.  

 


RETAIL COORDINATOR

Employment Terms:        Part-time 25 hours per week

Package:                           $50,915pa pro-rata + 9.5% super

Employment Contract:      2 Years

Responsible to:                Tactile Arts General Manager

Applications Close:          Monday, 21 June 2021

 

Primary Objective:

The Retail Coordinator will be responsible for operating the organisation’s retail outlets including a volunteer run shop in Darwin’s Parliament House, an online shop, a retail space in the organisation’s art gallery, and pop-up stalls at Darwin’s makers markets throughout the year.

The Retail Coordinator will assist the expansion of the organisation’s retail sales by identifying opportunities to broaden its customer base both in-store and online, and through the development of merchandise and retail products complementary to the organisation’s core programming.

 


STUDIO TECHNICIAN

Employment Terms:      Part-time 14 hours per week

Package:                         $50,915pa pro-rata + 9.5% super            

Employment Contract:  2 Years

Responsible to:               Tactile Arts General Manager

Applications Close:         Monday, 19 July 2021

 

Primary Objective:

The Studio Technician will support the organisation’s staff and members by overseeing operations in its Ceramics, Print, Textiles, and Glass and Jewellery Studios.

The Studio Technician will ensure the studios are operated professionally and efficiently, educating users on OHS considerations, ensuring that the organisation’s assets are well maintained, and providing a safe working environment for all users.

 


For further information about these positions please contact:

Tactile Arts General Manager, Tessa Duke

08 8981 6616

gm@tactilearts.org.au

 

Image: Tiffany Okazaki and Korin Lesh, Tutti Frutti Bats, 2017.