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 that are 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 to successful completion along with making plans and producing budgets, modeling profits options, negotiating deals and contracts, and task 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, which include generating other events as required and supporting different 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 thru 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 – consisting of sourcing talent, venues, and group of workers.
Produce and run the Deadly Funny countrywide opposition and associated improvement occasions nationally – which include sourcing skills, venues, and 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 for making plans and shipping of collaborative workshops, occasions, LOL Squad, Up Next Comedy, Class Clowns heats and state finals.

Ensure correct and timely reporting on program transport and development against plans.
In consultation with the advertising crew, prepare a marketing strategy for all programs to increase new audiences for Development Programs nationally and supply key stakeholder goals.
Work with the partnership team to become aware of and cozy development program earnings from authorities, philanthropy, fundraising, and partnerships.
Be liable for making ready investment acquittals and reviews and present written and verbal reviews to the Executive crew as required.
Develop and hold a database of faculties, teachers, artists, and contacts – beyond and gift.
Provide research and administration on feasible destiny programming and partnerships.
Contribute to the training of stories, assessment, and evaluation as required.

Work intently with internal departments to ensure that the executive requirements are finished in step with software, advertising, and other deadlines.
Working in near collaboration, develop thoughts and projects to aid the Festival’s inventive and business planning goals to make certain that the overall software achieves its price range and creative goals.
Negotiate deals and contracts with artists and co-supplying companions; ensure that any and all contractual duties are surely described and added.
Provide professional input into the improvement of marketing and exposure marketing campaign plans for Development Programs.
Travel interstate and throughout regional Victoria for improvement application occasions and sports.
Liaise with the Technical Director regarding manufacturing requirements for improvement software activities.

Assist with general office help as asked by using the Festival Director and Executive Director such as answering phones, submitting and different duties.
Attend office all through normal work hours as well as at different instances as informed or required. During the busiest time of the yr (January to April) vast weekend and evening paintings are unavoidable. The salary takes such hours of labor into attention. The income payable is for the hours of work necessary to fulfill the obligations of the placement.

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