Listed 8 Aug 2018

Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander National Representative, Writer Services

APRA AMCOS, Melbourne or Brisbane
Application Close: 24 Aug 2018

This newly created role provides an essential link in the APRA AMCOS National service between the organisation, its members and associated stakeholders in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

The role will be based in either Melbourne or Brisbane depending on location of successful applicant.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander National representative forms an integral part of the national team and would be required to liaise with all staff across the team and departments where there is a functional relationship.

This position requires the incumbent to be responsible both for the informing and administration of the APRA AMCOS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy and external advocacy and relationship management.

As an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander National Representative, your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Provide high quality APRA AMCOS membership service to existing and applicant members
  • Identify potential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members and applicants
  • Manage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ambassador relationships to position APRA AMCOS as advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music
  • Establish consultation sessions with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ambassador group, liaising with the director of Member Relations in the process
  • Provide advice and input on APRA AMCOS national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategy and policy
  • Co-ordinate the APRA AMCOS events and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander national outreach
  • Deliver presentations to music industry colleges, TAFE and tertiary institutions as part of the APRA AMCOS educational outreach program

To succeed in this role, it is critical that you possess:

  • Deep understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocol and culture
  • Existing networks with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music industry
  • Music Business experience
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills with the confidence to communicate to large groups
  • Effective project management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Customer service focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills

Please refer to our website: to view the complete Job Description.

To be successful you must deeply understand the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We are seeking a person who is; consultative, collaborative, assertive, organised & proactive in their interpersonal style.

Successful applicant must have own car and valid drivers license.

All necessary training will be provided.

How to Apply

If you see yourself as having the potential to become a valuable member of this team, please submit your application by 5pm Friday, 24 August 2018.

Please include a cover letter (1-2 pages) outlining your relevant experience along with an up-to-date resume.

Applications without a cover letter and resume or that are received after the closing date will not be considered. You must have the right to live and work in this location. To apply for this job details of relevant visas should be provided.

Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview.

APRA AMCOS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We prioritise employee wellbeing, with regular seminars, an EAP, mental health training, onsite flu vaccinations and more. We offer flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and purchased leave. We prioritise diversity and we value learning. We’ve gone green with numerous sustainability initiatives, and we give back by regularly supporting charities.

For more information, please contact Kara Kwan

Apply here