Come work with us! We’re seeking a dedicated new Business Manager

Applications must be received by 12pm NOON 20 September 2021.


About the vacancy

Are you a highly organised person who is passionate about leadership, systems and management? Diversity Arts Australia is looking for a Business Manager. This is a key executive leadership role responsible for the smooth operations of our organisation. Working closely with the Executive Director, you’ll look after operations, funding and income generation, partnerships, staffing, accounts and audits, contracts and reporting, and governance and compliance matters. This fast-paced and dynamic role will involve coordinating our small dynamic team, to promote cultural and racial equity in the arts and creative sectors.

Position type: Ongoing, 0.8 FTE or four days per week, with a six-month probationary period and standard leave entitlements
Salary details: $80-90,000 pro rata, plus statutory superannuation
Employment period: From November 2021


About you

We’re looking for a highly organised person with experience working in a senior leadership role. Our ideal new colleague will be rigorous, analytical and a great communicator. You’ll have strong financial skills, an eye for income growth and diversification, and a dedication towards cultural and racial equity in the arts and creative sectors.


What we can offer you

Flexible work arrangements
An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated
Work in a supportive team that is committed to finding practical strategies for change in the creative sector


Key Selection Criteria


  • Excellent organisational management skills with particular strengths in business planning, finance, human resources and people management
  • Excellent office management skills across administrative coordination, resourcing and IT in a small organisation, with the ability to oversee hardware and software maintenance (including cloud-based systems)
  • A strong understanding of the operational, regulatory and compliance framework in which DARTS conducts our business
  • A record of success in strengthening company finances in a non-profit organisation, including growing and diversifying income
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills, with the ability to manage people sensitively
  • Alignment with the values that inspire Diversity Arts Australia


  • Abilities in languages other than English are highly valued at Diversity Arts Australia, as is a lived experience of cultural diversity.

How to Apply

You will need to download the full position description below for full details. Your written application must include the following:

  • A Current CV
  • Cover one-page letter outlining why you have applied for the position in relation to the duties and areas of responsibility
  • Your response to the Key Selection Criteria

Email your application to with the heading “DARTS – Business Manager” in the subject line.

Applications must be received by 12pm NOON 20 September 2021.

Download full position description HERE