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Current Vacancies

Nexus Arts is on the hunt for two new team members!

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 21 September 2020

Nexus Arts strongly encourages individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for these positions.


Visual Arts Coordinator (0.2FTE)

Position Description and Selection Criteria available:

Key Selection Criteria

  • You have a strong interest in and a commitment to contemporary visual arts practice, and an understanding of the visual arts sector in South Australia.
  • You have a commitment to supporting artists and an appreciation of their needs in an organisational context.
  • You have an understanding of the processes for the installation and de-installation of visual arts exhibitions.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and the capacity to work as part of a small team.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to plan, organise, and deliver activity effectively.
  • You have an understanding of OHS and Risk Management principles and their application.
  • You have administrative experience and the ability to work within budgets and timelines.
  • You are passionate about the arts and respectful and supportive of Nexus Arts’ vision and mission.

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • You have tertiary qualifications in visual arts or similar, or prior experience in an equivalent field.
  • You have experience working in artist studios, in professional development programs for visual artists, and/or in the delivery of public programs in a visual arts context.
  • You have existing networks within the South Australian visual arts sector.

Marketing Coordinator (0.2FTE)

Position Description and Selection Criteria available:

Key Selection Criteria

  • You have tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, or similar, or prior experience in a relevant marketing and communication field.
  • You have the ability to write, edit and produce engaging online and print content, appropriate to different audiences within established brand guidelines.
  • You’re passionate about social media.
  • You are proficient in photo editing and graphic design.
  • You’re supremely organised and detail-orientated.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work independently, taking a project from concept to completion, meeting all deadlines.
  • You are passionate about the arts and respectful of Nexus Arts’ vision and mission.

Please contact us by calling 08 8212 4276 (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm) or emailing [email protected] to discuss any aspect of these positions. Nexus Arts is open to combining these roles for the right candidate.


About Nexus Arts

Our Vision: Contemporary arts are culturally diverse, truly representative and valued, promoting social cohesion and inclusivity.

Our Mission: Nexus Arts pursues and promotes excellence through intercultural creative practices, engaging both artists and audiences.

Nexus Arts is a leader in culturally diverse and intercultural artistic practice. We are the only contemporary arts organisation in South Australia with this focus, and have been throughout our 35-year history. Nexus presents contemporary art of the highest quality which explores, promotes and celebrates cultural diversity, creating authentic opportunities for artists from different backgrounds to connect, intersect and collaborate. We strive to foster excellence in contemporary arts by supporting culturally diverse and Indigenous artists with development programs and presentation opportunities.

We are a bold and visionary organisation with a strong objective and an active social conscience. We believe that art is a vital mechanism for exploring, promoting, and challenging ideas, and that contemporary arts have an essential role to play in the shaping of our society. We believe in supporting artists to thrive and enabling them to communicate their unique and affecting stories to broad audiences.

Application Process

Candidates should submit an application via email to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, including a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages) and a current Curriculum Vitae including 2 referees.

We expect to interview shortlisted candidates during the week beginning 28 September, with the position commencing shortly thereafter.