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Education Coordinator, NSW, NT & Tasmania

Reports to: Education Manager NSW, NT & Tasmania
Location of job: Sydney - Zetland on Gadigal Land
Appointment type: Permanent Full-time


Musica Viva’s Vision

An Australia where chamber music thrives and where people of all ages, cultures and communities have access to, and learn to appreciate, the vital role of music in building a stronger, more creative world.

About Musica Viva in Schools (MVIS)

Musica Viva In Schools has been bringing the very best live music to Australian schools for 40 years and is one of the leading providers of music education in Australia. We specialise in bringing the best nationally and internationally acclaimed performers direct to schools: interactive, dynamic and culturally diverse groups that perform a wide variety of musical styles. Our performances give students the opportunity to discover live music, in their own unique way.

Musica Viva In Schools provides life-changing musical education and experiences to over 900 schools and 280,000 Australian students per year, no matter the type of school, location or economic situation. Our education program is suitable for foundation to year 8.

We are seeking an enthusiastic new member of our team to assist with the maintenance of relationships with schools and school teachers in NSW, NT & Tasmania. In this role you will support sales of the Musica Viva In Schools (MVIS) program and professional development to schools and teachers in those states and territories, complementing the schools’ music curriculum and fostering children’s interest in and love of music. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule online and in-school Musica Viva in Schools concert tours for NSW, NT and Tasmania.

  • Be the first point of contact for inbound inquiries by teachers in NSW, NT and Tasmanian schools regarding Musica Viva in Schools programs and online platform.

  • Coordinate distribution of information to and from schools.

  • Provide general administrative support to the team, including reporting and updating database and ticketing information.

  • Make regular contact with schools to support marketing campaign sales activities.

  • Follow up with schools regarding payment of invoices

Key criteria for success

We believe that the following qualities will make you successful in this role:

Essential:

  • 1-2 years previous experience in an administration role
  • Strong time management, superior organization and multitasking skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Well developed and mature sense of initiative • Resilience and an ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Experience with software such as Word, Excel and databases
  • A full clean driver’s licence
  • Eligibility for a NSW Working with Children Check

 

​Desirable:

  • ​Music and/or education experience 
  • Tessitura experience

 

To apply: Send your resume and a letter (maximum 2 pages) introducing yourself and addressing the essential and desirable qualities detailed above to [email protected].

Note: In the subject of the email add the following code NNATC21 and your full name. Applications not including this code may not be correctly processed. 

Inquiries regarding the role can be made by contacting HR Director Sarah Vickers by email at [email protected].

Please include a well written and appropriately detailed covering letter, as applications lacking appropriate information may not be considered. Please ensure the application is sent straight to our jobs email address with the correct job code quoted in the email subject line. Do not apply via recruitment portals, as your application may not reach us.

Musica Viva is a family friendly and flexible employer committed to equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from First Nations people and people from diverse cultural and regional communities. We welcome applications from people who identify as having a disability. If at any stage of the recruitment process you require any accommodation due to a disability please let us know.

Applications close:  We are arranging interviews now and will keep receiving applications until the right candidate is appointed. If this is the role for you, apply without delay to be considered. View full job description here.