We’re hiring a new Program Producer!

Download the full Position Description and selection criteria here.


Theatre Network Australia (TNA) is pleased to be able to offer an exciting role within our highly respected organisation, leading the Victorian Independent Producers Initiative (VIPI).

TNA is a strong and successful arts peak body, working to promote the performing arts across Australia, with a focus on small to medium companies and independent makers. A national organisation with a dedicated Victorian program, TNA is based in Melbourne in a custom-designed, light-filled and accessible office in the heart of the Southbank arts precinct. We are an Equal Opportunity workplace, with a reputation for generosity, empathy, and a commitment to deep work satisfaction for employees.

This position is very outward facing, working with deep respect with our members and potential members, partners and the wider sector to deliver the Victorian Independent Producers Initiative in collaboration with the TNA team, which includes a mentorship program, workshop series, and grants program. This position also undertakes other sector development programs, including annual sector surveys.

We strongly encourage applications by First Nations people, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, Deaf/disabled people, and people from the LGBTIQA+ community.


TNA’s Employment Policy

We value the rich contributions to the arts made by people from a variety of backgrounds, and we aim to have a diverse group of people working at TNA.

We are an equal opportunity workplace and we strongly encourage applications by First Nations people, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTIQA+ community.

We understand the needs of people with family obligations and we provide a flexible working week, and part-time positions.

We understand artists’ working lives, and by negotiation we allow time-off for artistic practice and other commitments such as touring.

Our philosophy is based on generosity, empathy, and a commitment to deep work satisfaction for employees. We know that this is repaid in retaining committed, passionate staff members who live and breathe the values of the organisation.


How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for the position, we encourage you to contact Joshua Lowe, TNA’s General Manager: Email josh@tna.org.au or call 03 9947 1017. If you need support completing an application, please contact Josh ASAP.

Your application should introduce yourself, speak to your interest in the position and in working with TNA, and outline your professional experience (arts and non-arts). As a guide you may wish to submit:

  • a 1 -2 page covering letter addressing the selection criteria (above)
  • a 1 – 3 page resume including a minimum of two referees.

If you believe this is the right opportunity for you, please email your application to josh@tna.org.au by 12 noon EST Monday 23 August.

Your application will be considered by TNA staff and Board. Interviews are scheduled to be held in the week of the 30th August. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.