Position Details
Full Time, Fixed term for 3 years
$90,500 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
TOTAL PACKAGE: $100,000.00

Application Instructions:
Applications
should be addressed to the Interim CEO: Ms. Jane Smith. Email:
jsmith@craft.org.au or post to: 31 Flinders Lane Melbourne, Victoria,
Australia 3000. For inquiries, please call Jane on (03) 96507775 or 0417
662648.

Applications close on 18 November 2016. Ideally, the
successful applicant would be available to take up the position by 1
February 2017.

Duties
Answering
to the Board, the Executive Director will oversee the smooth and
successful running of all of Craft Victoria’s activities and businesses.
You will provide excellent leadership in accordance with our values.

Together
with the Board, you will develop and implement strategic and business
plans designed to deliver on mission. This will include the
all-important creative programme that will be developed in conjunction
with the Creative Director, and will support Craft Victoria’s members,
while promoting craft to a broad audience at the same time.

Craft
Victoria is a NFP reliant on funding. The Executive Director will build
strong and effective relationships with key funding bodies – Australia
Council, Creative Victoria and the Melbourne City Council and manage
funding applications, reporting and acquittal processes.
 
To
enhance Craft Victoria’s overall sustainability, the Executive Director
must develop and implement a creative entrepreneurial business
programme, manage extensive fundraising activities, grow the membership
and manage and grow Craft Victoria’s commercial and retail enterprises.
You
will be responsible for all financial management, achievement of budget
targets and the preparation of regular reports for the Board.

The
Executive Director will manage all marketing and communications
activities, both on and off-line and be responsible for technical and
financial support systems.
You will represent and advocate Craft Victoria in the public arena including the media, public affairs and with government.

You
will operate an effective and efficient organisational structure and a
collegial and inspiring work environment that attracts and retains high
quality professional staff, contractors and volunteers.
You will
operate effective risk management systems to ensure the security and
safety of our staff, volunteers, visitors and assets, and compliance
with all relevant laws and regulations.

Working closely with the
Chair and the Board of Directors and its sub-committees, you will assist
with good governance and the provision of all necessary executive
support and advice; this will include the provision of Board Papers, the
preparation of the Annual Report and the audited financial accounts.

Craft Victoria
31 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9650 7775
craft@craft.org.au