About us


Working at Geelong Arts Centre

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. Our people are switched on, passionate about the arts and community-focussed. Interested in joining us?

Working in the centre of the arts and culture precinct, you’ll enjoy the best the city has to offer with its proximity to Geelong Railway Station, cafes and shops.

You’ll also enjoy a range of added benefits, including the opportunity to receive free house seats and food and beverage discounts at our bar and café.

About Us

Geelong Arts Centre is one of ten Victorian State Government owned creative organisations under the umbrella of Creative Victoria. Since opening in 1981, Geelong Arts Centre has made significant artistic and cultural contributions to Geelong and the surrounding regions.

Led by a dynamic CEO and Leadership Team, your contribution and expertise will be highly valued. We offer a great working environment in the creative heart of Geelong, working alongside passionate people who are committed to community and the Arts.

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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 is planned for completion in 2023. This investment will result in a world-class arts facility becoming the cultural heart of Geelong and the G21 region.

ICT Applications Specialist

New Role! 12 Months Fixed Term - Full Time

This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of ICT Applications Specialist. Reporting to the ICT Manager and working closely with the Programming and Visitor Experience team, this position is responsible for the support and management of a diverse range of core ICT business applications (eg. ERP, CRM, HCM, PowerBI, Event and Venue Management and Ticketing) in use at Geelong Arts Centre. Applications close midnight, Monday 27 June.

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Head of Programming

Full Time, Permanent

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join the Executive Leadership team at Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of Head of Programming. The Head of Programming is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of Geelong Arts Centre’s curated programs in response to the Centre’s artistic vision and strategy. Applications close midnight, Monday 27 June 2022

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Casual Recruitment


Stage Door Attendants - Casual

Ongoing Recruitment

This role is responsible for delivering high quality customer service and experiences for all cast, performers, touring personnel, and visitors. The stage door attendant will oversee the event operations as it relates to back of house, green room and dressing room facilities during rehearsals, performances, and events.

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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

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Food & Beverage Attendants – Casual

Ongoing Recruitment

Love being right amongst the action during buzzing events and shows? Apply to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the casual role of Food and Beverage Attendant!

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Creative Engine Venue Supervisor – Casual

Ongoing Recruitment

Reporting to the Presenter Services Coordinator, the Creative Engine Venue Supervisor is responsible for the event delivery for all studio hirers including dance schools, creative developments, filming, performances, workshops, and functions. They will provide outstanding customer relationship management and act as the main contact for all stakeholders using the studio spaces outside of business hours.

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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.