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Melbourne Youth Orchestras offers educational programs for over 1200 young musicians annually.  We are a community focused, not-for-profit organisation and our workplace offers a comfortable and social working environment surrounded by like-minded people whose focus is delivering the best for the young musicians we support.

As a small organisation, our roles allow us to work across a wide range of duties in an environment that allows us to develop strong personal and professional networks in the arts, education and not-for-profit sectors. 

In combination with competitive remuneration packages, our staff have flexibility in working hours and a quality work-life balance, with access to generous leave entitlements and professional development opportunities.

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OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

  • Full-time role
  • Rewarding role in a vibrant music organisation
  • Southbank Arts Precinct office location

We are looking for a dynamic and capable Operations Coordinator to join the team at Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO).

MYO is a leading provider of ensemble music education outside of schools.  We run orchestras and bands for young musicians aged 8 to 25 years old, from the Melbourne Youth Junior Strings, to the esteemed flagship, Melbourne Youth Orchestra.

As Operations Coordinator, you will support the delivery of MYO’s annual schedule of activities, by assisting with the effective and efficient delivery of rehearsals, events and tours, particularly regarding venue, technical production, library and logistical requirements.

You’ll work closely with MYO’s Operations Manager, conductors, program staff and the entire MYO team to help ensure programs are presented to the highest standards. This includes the set-up and pack-down of rehearsal and concert venues, supervision of bump-ins and bump-outs, assistance with library duties, and administrative support.

It’s an exciting time to be joining MYO as we celebrate our 50th birthday year with a sensational program planned throughout 2017.

The successful candidate for this role will be a great communicator who is self-motivated and organised, with a broad knowledge and love of orchestral music, and a willingness to pitch in and ensure that MYO’s rehearsals and events are successful.

To apply, please submit a resume and a response to each of the key selection criteria which are included with the position description.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Applications close Monday 22 May 2017, 5pm.

Enquiries can be made by contacting Rhylla Mitchell, Music Education Program Manager on 9376 8988 or by emailing rhyllam@myo.org.au

 

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

  • Full time contract to 30 June 2019
  • Attractive salary plus superannuation
  • Access to professional development, professional mentoring and industry association memberships

Having recently adopted a new fundraising strategy, we now seek to appoint a full-time Fundraising and Development Manager.

Reporting to the CEO, this exciting new leadership role is an opportunity to roll out the new strategy and take MYO’s fundraising to the next level.

Our ideal candidate will be a talented development professional who is ambitious and self-motivated, intelligent and creative.  You will be an outgoing communicator who is able to forge and develop strong professional relationships. You will have an eye for detail, the ability to write with style, a deep appreciation of the MYO Philosophy and the interpersonal skills to compellingly relay our story to others.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Enquiries can be made to Dorian Jones, Chief Executive Officer, on 9376 8988 or email dorianj@myo.org.au

Apply to myo@myo.org.au by Monday 19 June 2017, 5pm

INSTRUMENTAL TUTORS
Melbourne Youth Orchestras is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified instrumental teachers who would like to join our education team.

Your participation as an instrumental tutor will not only see you unleash the creativity of more than 1200 students who participate in our programs but also give you access to the collegial environment at Melbourne Youth Orchestras where you can network, share ideas, support your colleagues and foster closer working relationships within the music community.

We welcome expressions of interest from tutors of all instruments and at all levels.

Please email myo@myo.org.au with your instrument/s, contact details, a brief covering letter and Curriculum Vitae.  You may like to include your preference for ensemble type or student level to assist us with matching you to the right ensemble.

Please note that a valid Working With Children check or VIT registration is a prerequisite.


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