Lead MAV as the new Creative Director/Co-CEO

Are you an influential strategic leader with the proven capacity to lead sector transformation around cultural equity, safety and justice?

MAV is seeking a skilled Creative Director/Co-CEO who and can lead a team to challenge systems of cultural production while building the organisation’s capability to achieve bold and ambitious plans for a re-imagined and diverse arts ecology.

MAV is thrilled to welcome applicants for the newly created role of Creative Director/Co-CEO. Based in Melbourne, with a state-wide remit, MAV starts this new chapter with a refreshed Board and new agenda.

The Board is seeking a collaborative, generous and impactful cultural leader to shape the future direction for MAV’s programming, creative and cultural stakeholder engagement and new opportunities for strategic initiatives that sit at the heart of our work with artists and communities.

This role works in collaboration with Executive Director/Co-CEO to ensure sound management and delivery of creative, cultural and operational processes and outcomes.

We are strongly encouraging and welcoming candidates with lived experience, a strong commitment to cultural safety and an interest in working closely with the team to ensure best practice.

How to apply:

  • To discuss the position or your application, please contact our Recruitment Lead, Jade Lillie on hello@jadelillie.com
  • To express your interest, please provide a cover letter (maximum three pages) and current CV to Jade Lillie by 11.59pm on 17 April

Download the Position Description in PDF format here

MAV is committed to equal opportunity employment, addressing the lack of representation of culturally and linguistically diverse leadership in the arts sector. We strongly encourage First Nations People, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People, People of Colour and Deaf and Disabled People to apply. If you would like additional access support to complete your application, please talk with us. We are open to submissions in alternative formats.