Head of Digital Media
Join the MCA’s talented team of museum and arts professionals and become part of the future of Australia’s leading contemporary art museum. The MCA acknowledges the enormous contribution of artists, staff, educators, arts professionals, and a broad and diverse public who have been at the heart of the Museum since its inception. The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. We promote a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where our employees are treated with fairness and dignity.
Overview of the MCA
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is Australia’s leading museum of contemporary art, dedicated to exhibiting, collecting, and interpreting the work of living artists. Located on the edge of Sydney Harbour, at Tallawoladah, the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the MCA is the museum for the art of our times, providing a vital platform for art in Australia and beyond.
The MCA makes contemporary art and ideas widely accessible through its exhibitions, public engagement, learning, access, and social impact programs. The MCA Collection includes over 4,600 works and is the only public collection in Australia dedicated exclusively to contemporary art. Over a third of the MCA Collection is represented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
Overview of the position
Reporting to the Director, Curatorial and Digital, the Head of Digital Media plays a leadership role in the development of MCA’s digital content initiatives and digital platforms for a broad and diverse audience online and onsite. The role manages three content producers and an audio/video editor and works in collaboration with the MCA’s Audience and Engagement and Communications and Marketing teams.
The Head of Digital Media works with the Director, Curatorial and Digital to develop a robust and dynamic strategic direction for digital content in line with the MCA’s strategic direction and ambitions that further builds the MCA’s reputation as a center of curatorial excellence in digital engagement. Working closely with contemporary artists, curators, artist educators and the MCA’s Collection of contemporary art, the position ensures that public engagement with the art of our times is enriched and expanded.
The post holder brings creative ideas and leads museum-wide planning and design for digital content initiatives. Key platforms include the MCA website, MCA web app, and interpretive content created for and delivered via digital platforms both at the MCA and for global audiences online.
To learn more about working with the MCA, this role and how to apply please visit our website.
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