Digital Producer, Audience Engagement
• Full-time, permanent position
• Curatorial and Digital Division
• Reports to the Head of Digital Media
Tasks and responsibilities of the position
• Work within the Digital Team to develop and produce digital content delivered across MCA digital platforms including the website, Online Collection, mobile applications, and social media. This includes written, audio, visual and multimedia content.
• Work closely with the Audience Engagement team to research, develop and implement new models for digital engagement with diverse audiences across the MCA’s Public Programs and Student & Teacher Engagement Program, including the development of online professional development opportunities for teachers.
General requirements of all MCA employees
We require that all of our employees:
• demonstrate support for innovation and for organisational changes required to improve the MCA’s effectiveness
• work cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions and recognise the merits of diverse perspectives and the ideas of others
• demonstrate commitment to, and knowledge of, the principles and application of equal employment opportunities and anti-discrimination legislation in the workplace
• work in accordance with the principles of equity, access and fairness. Respect WHS work practices and procedures; work with due care and consideration to safeguard your own health and safety and the health and safety of others.
Key selection criteria
Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have:
• an understanding of the complexities and opportunities of digital engagement
• experience developing and producing digital experiences for diverse audiences
• the ability to develop studio-based learning experiences involving digital technologies
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written communication skills
• the ability to be flexible and respond to new opportunities and changing circumstances as required
• a commitment to the Museum’s objectives, including making contemporary art accessible to broad audiences
• a current Working with Children Check (NSW).
It would be good if applicants have:
•a demonstrated artistic, creative or cultural practice
•demonstrated knowledge of and interest in contemporary art, or relevant experience in the cultural sector
•tertiary qualifications in multimedia, interaction design or development, communications, or related field
•demonstrated knowledge and/or awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture
•demonstrated knowledge and experience with filming, editing, and photography
•experience of facilitating learning experiences with and for audiences with disability or access requirements
• experience of creating learning resources for diverse audiences
• knowledge of relevant NSW Syllabus documents or the Australian Curriculum
• demonstrated knowledge of and interest in User experience and User Interface.
Terms and conditions of employment
This is a full-time, permanent position reporting to the Head of Digital Media. Some work out of normal hours (9am – 5.30pm) will be required to cover the MCA’s exhibitions and programs.
Salary package includes:
• annual leave: 4 weeks
•personal leave: 10 days
•superannuation: 10% super payments (in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992).
The appointment will be conditional on an initial three-month probationary period, which may also be extended (at the MCA’s discretion) for additional three months. Thereafter termination by either party will require written notice of four weeks.
Please visit the MCA website to view the full position description and for details on how to apply.
The MCA encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, and people from diverse cultures. The MCA acknowledges the enormous contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, staff, educators, arts professionals and guests have made to the fabric of the museum since its inception. Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice has long been central to MCA collection and exhibition programs.
9am, 30 September 2021.
Working for the MCA
The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.
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