About us


Working at Geelong Arts Centre

Our employees play an important role in Geelong Arts Centre’s success and exciting future.

We employ over 130 passionate and motivated individuals in a wide range of roles including front-of-house staff, sound and lighting engineers, and administrative staff.

As an organisation, we are focused on growing and nurturing a diverse team that embraces creativity and values inclusiveness.

Our dedicated and highly collaborative staff strive for exceptional results in all we do, displaying passion, creativity, nimbleness, and resilience.

About Us

The only State Government owned cultural institution located outside of Melbourne, Geelong Arts Centre is a leader, connector, and creator of extraordinary cultural experiences for local and global communities.

Geelong Arts Centre is the heart of the G21 creative precinct – a place that boldly offers insights through performance, space for public conversation, supports creative experimentation and content development, and is a venue to connect, meet as a community and share a passion for the arts and creativity. 

Driven by inspiring growth in activity, innovation and creatives, Geelong Arts Centre aims to amplify creative growth in a proud region already renowned for its artistic energy. 

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An Exciting Period of Change

Geelong Arts Centre is currently undergoing a period of exciting and dynamic change, in order to meet the cultural needs of a growing population and help secure Geelong’s position as a global city, the Victorian State Government, through Creative Victoria, has committed funding for three stages of capital development. Stage One the refurbishment of The Playhouse Theatre was completed in 2010, Stage Two — the Ryrie Street Redevelopment ($38.5m) was completed November 2019 and opened to the public on 7th November 2019. Stage Three - The Little Malop Street Redevelopment ($140m) commenced in 2019 and has opened it's doors on the 19 August 2023. This investment will result in a world-class arts facility becoming the cultural heart of Geelong and the G21 region.

Current Opportunities


Facilities Coordinator - Soft Services

Fixed Term | 6 Months, Full Time

This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of Facilities Coordinator – Soft Services for a 6 month fixed term role. The Facilities Coordinator – Soft Services oversees the cleaning and security teams while providing key support in the areas of essential services management, preventative and general maintenance programs, minor works projects, facilities management, safety, building security and building compliance. Applications close Midnight 2 October.

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Presenter Services Coordinator

Fixed Term | 12 Months, Full Time

Do you have a passion for spectacular live events or know someone who does? We're currently recruiting for a phenomenal role that will see you spend your days working to plan and deliver exceptional events. In the role of Presenter Services Coordinator, you’ll get up close and personal with fantastic event organisers from community theatre groups right through to large-scale promoters. Applications close midnight 30 September 2023.

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Experience Duty Manager

New role | Casual

The Experience Duty Manager will lead our frontline staff who deliver a service quality that exceeds the expectations of our customers and visitors in every transaction they have with us. As our Experience Duty Manager, you will have a thorough understanding of emergency management, event delivery and all programs and services that run throughout our venues including the management processes for our Front of House staff. Applications close midnight, Wednesday 27 September.

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Technicians – Casual

Ongoing Recruitment

Geelong Arts Centre is always looking for applicants who are passionate about the arts and able to demonstrate all or some of the following: Experience with entertainment industry equipment, preferably in a theatre setting Knowledge of safe working practices within the entertainment industry Excellent communication and problem-solving skills Strong work ethic and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team While not essential, qualifications such as Testing & Tagging, Construction Induction (White Card), Intermediate Rigging, Working at Heights, and First Aid will be highly regarded.

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Cleaners – Casual

Ongoing Recruitment

Want to contribute to Geelong Arts Centre's glowing reputation as one of the most beautiful facilities in our Creative City? We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Facilities Team at the Geelong Arts Centre. This position encourages teamwork and collaboration with colleagues, leaders, and peers in order to meet objectives across Geelong Art Centre to maintain an enhanced experience for our staff, stakeholders, patrons, and visitors.

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Living in Geelong

Geelong is alive with a thriving arts and cultural sector, recent appointment as a UNESCO International City of Design, the City Council’s planning for ‘Clever and Creative’ future; and an exciting building redevelopment agenda for the Geelong Arts Centre.

Whether you’re looking for a sea change, a new challenge or simply a better quality of life, you’ll find it here in Geelong.

Enterprise Agreement

Click the link below to download the Arts Centre's Enterprise Agreement.