We are currently recruiting for two positions to join us. 

Producer (0.8 position)
WestWords’ current Producer Michelle Rickerby will be moving to become the Program Manager of WestWords’ Writers’ Den in Katoomba leaving her current position of Producer open for someone new to bring their knowledge, experience and vitality to the organisation.

The Producer will assist the Executive Director in the development and delivery of the company’s 2018 and 2019 programs; be responsible for management of staff and contractors delivering the program, and associated administrative tasks (as necessary). This role requires a highly motivated individual, able to work autonomously and as part of a small team, with a strong attention to details and ability to multitask.

Development Manager (0.6 position)
We are also recruiting for a Development Manager. This position has been made possible through Creative Partnerships Australia’s Plus 1 funding program.

The Development Manager is expected to develop (in collaboration with the Executive Director) and drive WestWords’ fundraising strategy. There will be a focus on generating sustainable forms of income through benefaction, partnerships, grants, foundations and trusts, and meeting financial targets in a competitive environment. Working with the Executive Director, this key role will be responsible for securing funds and supporting organisational initiatives; cultivating leads, identifying opportunities and increasing WestWords’ supporter base; providing exceptional stakeholder management and increasing engagement; and developing proposals and negotiating agreements; and to provide accurate and timely administrative support.

For the Producer Position Description Producer PD FINAL
For the Development Manager Position Description Development Manager PD FINAL

To apply send a cover letter and a current CV with a minimum of two referees to michael@westwords.com.au.
The cover letter should address the Selection Criteria.
Applications close at 6pm on Friday 17th August 2018.

For more information contact:
Michael Campbell, Executive Director WestWords
p. 02 8677 4815 e. michael@westwords.com.au