Career Opportunity

Community and Cultural Development Officer (Operations and Business Development)


Reference: 4974671

  • Part-Time, Fixed-Term Position (7.6 hours per week until the 30th June 2021)
  • Cohealth Arts Generator- Footscray
  • Generous Salary Packaging

We are a community-based company with great aspirations. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about the community and putting the client at the heart of all they do. Our staff are valued as individuals for their different backgrounds, skills, experience and we recognise the importance of work-life balance. We offer:

The Role:

The Community and Cultural Development Officer (Creative Producer) will focus on upcoming and future arts-based projects for culturally diverse communities with external partners. The areas of focus will include research, grant writing, collaborative project design and codesign, project management and other responsibilities as required. The Officer will also support the planning and evaluation of projects and provide support for other cohealth Arts Generator projects and programs.

We need you to actively work within our busy team to:

  • Support Coordinators, Staff and Project teams in the planning, marketing, delivery, documentation and evaluation of cohealth Arts Generator projects.
  • Support Coordinators, Staff and Project teams in the coordination of project logistics and provide production support as required.
  • Maintain timely evaluation data entry.
  • Coordination of online channels and updating of online presence (Website and Social Media) with input from Coordinators and CCDOs.
  • Coordination of a monthly newsletter with input from Coordinators and CCDOs.
  • Contribute to funding acquittals and reports
  • Field emails and phone calls and disseminate to relevant staff member
  • Other administrative duties as required by Coordinators and CCDOs

This position would be ideally suited to someone who:

  • Lived experience either identifying as a person of colour and/or as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Highly organised with good project management skills
  • Relevant experience in community development, marketing or administration in the art and health sector, and / or a tertiary qualification of the same.
  • Relevant experience in operations and logistics in an arts and culture context.
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of community health, health promotion and community development
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as an effective team member and accept a high degree of accountability to project participants, co-workers, and management
  • Sound knowledge of information technology systems and software such as Microsoft word, excel, outlook.

To Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced people to provide the following:

  • A cover letter addressing why you are interested in applying and why you would be ideal for the role
  • A separate 3-5 sentences to describe you and/or creative or work practice
  • cohealth Arts Generator values are: reflexivity, intersectionality, respect, transparency, self-determination within the framework of cultural safety. What is your understanding of these terms in your work?
  • Please provide an example of previous professional or creative writing (published or unpublished). Examples include: Marketing, press release example, opinion piece, letter to the editor, grant application excerpt, synopsis, literature review. Minimum 200 words; links are acceptable. Collaboratively written pieces are acceptable but applicant must have been lead writer.

Applications close 31st of January 2020. All applications will be notified of the outcomes.

Additional information can be obtained from the attached position description.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website:

People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

The successful candidate will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check)

Applications Close: 31 Jan 2020