Larrakia Development Corporation

Larrakia Cultural Centre, Business Operations and Development Manager

Seeking ideal person to progress and drive the establishment of the Larrakia Cultural Centre business in line with our Strategic Plan.

Expression of Interest

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Oct 4, 2022




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We are now taking expressions of interest for the role of Business Operations and Development Manager:

The Larrakia Cultural Centre (LCC) is a place for Larrakia people to share, celebrate and showcase Larrakia country, language, culture, and knowledge with the world.

The LCC aims to:

  • Showcase Larrakia Culture and history to the world;
  • Enable Larrakia people to continue caring for the land and sea;
  • Be economically sustainable and foster economic independence for Larrakia people;
  • Maintain Larrakia culture for future generations; and
  • Maintain existing links and build new relationships with other Indigenous people in the region and world.

The key goals of the LCC Strategic Plan are:

  • A legacy of a successful and sustainable, Larrakia owned and governed cultural centre for future generations.
  • All Larrakia come together for cultural matters, sharing and learning to maintain and promote Larrakia cultural knowledge and practices.
  • Recognised as the “go to place” for Larrakia knowledge, language, culture and protocols.
  • The Darwin region as Larrakia Country is understood through the lens and knowledge of Larrakia saltwater people the Traditional Owners of its land and sea.
  • A leading cultural tourism attraction in the Northern Territory

Essential Qualifications:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in relevant field, arts, finance, business or similar.
  • Computer software skills across word, excel and email platform.
  • Darwin based.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Understanding of local Darwin industry, in arts, culture, tourism, and/or hospitality.
  • Prior experience in a similar role.
  • Existing stakeholder and client relationships in the Greater Darwin region.
  • Understanding of LCC market sectors, including grants, and philanthropy.

Skills required to excel in this role include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate and consult with the project team and stakeholders, including LCC Working Group and other Larrakia community members.
  • Strong alignment to LDC organisational values.
  • Commitment to team member development, that supports both organisational and individual goals.
  • A high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for growth, whilst establishing goals and objectives of LCC.
  • Manage finances and budget expenditure and maintain adherence to the organisation’s financial objectives.

For a copy of the position description or more details on the role please contact

Larrakia are encouraged to apply.