Job Details


Jul 11, 2024




$70,000 - $90,000

Closing Date

Jul 28, 2024

Contact Name

Lauren O'Neill

Contact Email Address

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Ltd

Manager, Q Theatre

Position: Manager, Q Theatre

Part-time ongoing, 22.5 hours per week

Hybrid work – Penrith office at The Joan

$80,000 plus Superannuation and Leave Loading (pro rata)

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is seeking a dynamic and passionate Manager for Q Theatre. Based at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, this pivotal role is integral to the success of our diverse program offerings, including creative participation and education initiatives such as Studio Q, The Riff, and other artist development and creation programs. The Manager will also support our presentation and schools engagement efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Leadership: Oversee and lead Q Theatre’s creative participation and education programs, ensuring their smooth and successful delivery.
  • Project Management: Manage all aspects of project delivery, demonstrating flexibility and excellent organizational skills to meet production deadlines.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with marketing, technical, and venue teams to coordinate and execute projects and programs.
  • Relationship Management: Maintain and develop relationships with funding agencies and industry partners, preparing proposals and applications for future programming.
  • Creative and Strategic Thinking: Apply innovative and strategic approaches to enhance the theatre’s offerings and engagement with the community.

Why Join Us?

  • Impact: Play a crucial role in shaping the cultural landscape of Western Sydney.
  • Innovation: Be part of a forward-thinking organisation that values creativity and strategic innovation.
  • Community: Engage with a vibrant community of artists, educators, and audiences.
  • Growth: Opportunities for professional development and growth within the arts sector.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 July, 11.59pm

How to apply: Please provide a cover letter outlining relevant skills and experience, and addressing the required qualifications, experience, specialist skills and knowledge on page four of the Position Description to Lauren O’Neill, Executive Assistant, Penrith Performing & Visual Arts.

Enquiries: Lauren O’Neill, Executive Assistant at


Access, Equity & Inclusion

PP&VA is committed to creating an inclusive workforce which reflects the community we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace.