Education & Development Programs

Conceived to promote the comedic arts in Australia, Melbourne International Comedy Festival has earned its global reputation through creative, eclectic programming. The company is lively year spherical with countrywide and international traveling, instructional and creative development applications complementing the presentation of the once-a-year four-week competition.

The Producer: Education & Development Programs is answerable for the power control and presentation of projects part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s suite of Development Programs. Projects encompass national shipping of Class Clowns, Deadly Funny, Deadly Funny Kids, Conversations about Comedy (including Jeez Louise), and destiny Development Programs but to be conceived.

The role collaborates with the Associate Director, Festival Director, and Executive Director to create engaging and stimulating activities for participants thru robust industry and artistic partnerships.

The Producer will task control programs via successful completion, making plans and producing budgets, modeling profits options, negotiating deals and contracts, and coping with the diverse inner and outside stakeholders involved. The role sits in the Festival’s producing crew, assisting the artistic program and enterprise priorities, including generating other events as required and supporting the diverse workforce.

Key Responsibilities

Develop budgets for all Development Programs, workshops, and opposition finals nationally consisting of specified costing of expenditure, and manage the program budgets to crowning glory. Coordinate and supply logistics on Development Programs (such as but now not confined to schedules, tour, ticketing builds, and many others); and administration (including however now not constrained to buy orders, application updates and reviews, artist management, permissions, and licenses, and many others). Produce and run the Class Clowns countrywide opposition and related improvement occasions – sourcing talent, venues, and a group of workers. Produce and run the Deadly Funny countrywide opposition.

Associated improvement occasions nationally – which include sourcing skills, venues, and a group of workers. Develop and manage co-presenter relationships for the Class Clowns and Deadly Funny programs nationally. Update, create, and craft sources and statistics for Development Programs (e.G. Truth sheets, manuals, seminars, and events). Manage the everyday dating with Arts Centre Melbourne to plan and ship collaborative workshops, occasions, LOL Squad, Up Next Comedy, Class Clowns heats, and state finals.