The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.

About the role

As the Engagement and Partnerships Officer (Fine Arts and Music), you will provide the transactional event and communications support for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music’s unique cultural event and performance program.

In this role, you will coordinate the Faculty’s ticketing system, draft and send event EDMs, manage industry lists and databases, collate and edit event print programs, and manage RSVPs.

As the Engagement and Partnerships Officer, you will be part of the University’s Communications and Marketing Divisional group (UC&M) that services the Faculty of Fine Arts (FAM) and Faculty of Arts (FoA). The team is responsible for growing the reputation of both academic divisions and delivering activities that support their broader reputation, research and recruitment objectives.

About you

The appointee is required to be able to build strong stakeholder relationships with academic staff across the academic division to support the delivery of the event and performance program.

You are a team player with strong verbal and written communication skills, alongside close attention to detail, proof reading and editing ability to craft messages for a variety of platforms and target audiences. You will be able to utilise your high organisation skills in order to prioritise your work and be able to work efficiently and autonomously alongside multiple projects.

You will further have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent mix of education and relevant experience.
  • Experience coordinating partnership, sponsorship or loyalty programs
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders to deliver projects


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne’s major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.


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How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection

criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to