Work with one of the world’s leading ballet companies

At The Australian Ballet we strive to maintain a stimulating working environment for our large and varied team of highly trained professionals, which includes dancers, musicians, several artistic teams, artistic health personnel and expert wardrobe and production staff. As well as our artistic operations, we have administration teams including finance, human resources, marketing and philanthropy. We work together to achieve excellence on and off the stage.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to our mission to create a vibrant and successful company, and to present performances that represent Australian culture at its best.  We believe that our workforce should reflect the rich diversity of the Australian community.  We embrace difference and diversity of identity, experience and thought, and we actively strive to create an inclusive workplace.  By promoting these values, we aim to create a positive work experience that encourages a sense of belonging.

Current opportunities

Positions Vacant

 

COMPANY PIANIST - MELBOURNE

We are seeking an experienced ballet pianist to join the Music Team. Applicants must be expert pianists, have considerable experience in playing for professional ballet classes and rehearsals, and a broad knowledge of the classical ballet repertoire. Pianists of The Australian Ballet can be asked to perform orchestral piano and keyboards in the Company’s seasons. Additionally, they may be invited to perform as soloists

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Think this role is for you, apply here by submitting your resume, cover letter and salary expectations

 

FIRST NATIONS CADETS

We are on the look out for two First Nation Education Cadets that are able to join us for a 24 weeks January to July 2022. This is best suited to graduates who are keen to have a touring experience.

All costs for touring are covered, you will be well supported, given clear goals and mentored within the Education and Outreach team with access to practical support through our medical team.

These roles are for artists that are considering making a career, working in the community as a teaching artist, and the focus is very much on pedagogy, working in a diverse environment and practicing choreographic craft within community.

Applicants are not required to have advanced ballet technique but a strong dance training is advantageous as well as bringing a confident perspective to our work in embedding more inclusive Indigenous world views into our pedagogies.

We are happy to set up a zoom or call with anyone that is considering this opportunity.

Find out about the experience from last year’s Cadets here!

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Applicants need to submit a short technical dance video of class or a performance (max 4 mins),  a CV and a cover letter outlining why this experience would be valuable and what you can bring. Please submit applications to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au 

CUSTOMER INSIGHTS AND ANALYTICS MANAGER

The Customer Insights and Analytics Manager is responsible for driving customer focused decisions across key business groups by embedding data-driven actionable insights which deliver commercial value.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Applications close Friday, 28 January 2022.

MARKETING COORDINATOR

The Marketing Coordinator will assist with the implementation of end to end marketing campaigns, venue marketing and partnership initiatives to achieve sales targets. This is a full-service, 360 campaign role across digital, print, outdoor and The Australian Ballet’s marketing channels.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Applications close Friday, 11 February 2022.

DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR

We are on the lookout for a digital all-rounder across web, email, CRM, and analaytics. The Digital Specialist role sits within the Digital team, part of the wider Sales and Marketing directorate. The role collaborates with the broader team to coordinate and produce world-class digital customer experiences along the customer lifecycle to embed automation, optimisation, and digital thinking across a range of customer touchpoints with a focus on digital channels.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 28 January 2022.

PHILANTHROPY SERVICES COORDINATOR (NSW)

The Philanthropy Services Coordinator is responsible for executing the core administrative services within the Philanthropy Team, including gift processing, database administration, event coordination and general administration.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations. 

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 28 January 2022.

STAGE MANAGER

Reporting to the Director of Technical and Production, this role plans and coordinate rehearsals and performances, including the plotting and rehearsal of technical cues, props, stage elements and moving scenery. The Stage Manager is required to successfully manage performances to the world class standard The Australia Ballet is renowned for, whilst ensuring uncompromised levels workplace safety.

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position, including your salary expectations.

All applications should be sent through to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au. Closing date 28 January 2022.

 
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Orchestra Victoria positions

ORCHESTRA MANAGER

The Orchestra Manager is a central role with primary responsibility for musician personnel management, including scheduling, rostering, booking and contracting seasons, leave, recruitment and auditions, internal communications and project costings

View the position description to find out more.

To apply for this position, please submit a brief cover letter, and application addressing the selection criteria and your resume to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au.

If you have questions about the role, you may contact Sara Pheasant, Executive Director: sarap@australianballet.com.au.

Applications close on Tuesday 4 January 2022, 5:00pm AEST

For more information please view the Orchestra Victoria website. ​

Work experience

Due to the impacts of Covid-19, all work experience placements will be put on hold until further notice.

Our Code of Conduct

Our code of conduct provides an overview of our policies and sets out the minimum standards of behaviour expected of our employees, contractors and guest performers at The Australian Ballet.

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Herald Sun