Orchestra Victoria

Orchestra Victoria is one of two specialist opera and ballet orchestras in Australia. Established in 1969 as the Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria is the performance partner of The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia and Victorian Opera. The Company performs regularly in the State Theatre and other professional venues in Melbourne, Victoria, and from time to time performs interstate with its national performance partners. Beyond its activities in the theatre pit, Orchestra Victoria also presents concerts on stage and takes education workshops to regional and outer metropolitan centres across Victoria. Orchestra Victoria has performed in partnership with The Australian Ballet for over 40 years. In 2014 Orchestra Victoria became a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Australian Ballet. Orchestra Victoria’s administrative offices and rehearsal studio are currently located at 7 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne 3051.

Role overview

The Orchestra Manager leads Orchestra Victoria's Orchestra Management team and is primarily responsible for the musicians’ personnel requirements and operations of Orchestra Victoria’s performances and other activities. The Orchestra Manager works closely with musicians, partner company management, artistic staff, contractors and the wider Orchestra Victoria team to deliver high quality events. This role requires experience directly relevant to orchestral management, excellent time management and problem-solving skills, and someone who can take initiative across a broad range of tasks and work collaboratively within a team environment.

This position is Melbourne based but may require travel within Australia. To apply for this role, you must have the right to live and work in Australia.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter addressing the preferred skills & experience.

If you have questions about the role, you may contact Jacinta Ewers, General Manager

jacintae@ orchestravictoria.com.au

Applications close on Friday 1 March at 5pm ADST