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Job Vacancy - 2016 AICC Focus Country Executive Producer
The Australian Embassy in Brasilia is seeking applications for the position of 2016 Australia International Cultural Council (AICC) Focus Country Executive Producer.
Previous experience with producing festivals will be essential for this dynamic and exciting role, along with superb organisational and event management skills. Portuguese language skills and an understanding of the Brazilian business and arts environment highly desirable.
As Executive Producer, you would design and manage a program of events to promote Australia as a culturally diverse and innovative nation underpinned by the AICC Goals and Objectives , all while living in Brazil! Through the Festival, you will showcase Australia’s vibrant cultural and artistic scene and highlight scientific, sporting and educational collaboration between Brazil and Australia.
The Producer will cover the full spectrum of producing the event: from concept and theme development; program cultivation; sourcing and contracting artists, presenters and venues; working with technical partners and catering suppliers; budget planning and management of sponsorship; through to wrapping up all elements of the Festival, evaluation and recording lessons learned. Throughout the whole process, you will be working with creative performance partners to deliver incredible experiences with unforgettable messaging.
The Festival will occur in early 2016, ahead of the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The contract period for the position is from January 2015 to August 2016.
An application package for this position (including the Selection Criteria and the Position Description) can be downloaded here.
Applications close on Monday 03 November 2014 at 5pm (Brasilia time). Late applications will not be considered.
Please email your application to email@example.com and include the position title and your name in the subject.
In order to be considered for this position applicants must: address the selection criteria; include a current CV with previous relevant festival delivery experience; and contact details for two recent referees.
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The 2014-2015 Direct Aid Program (DAP) funding round is NOW OPEN and will close on 10 October 2014.
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Electronic Tourist Visas
The Australian Government has expanded its electronic tourist visa (known as e676 Tourist Visa) to citizens of Brazil to provide a more convenient and streamlined service. More information.
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