New TiNA Executive Producer WANTED

Use your initiative to deliver the This is Not Art Festival (TiNA) in Newcastle.

Octapod is seeking an Executive Producer to plan and manage the delivery of the TINA festival for 2015.

The TiNA Executive Producer is responsible for supervising and managing festival logistics, programming and scheduling festival events in consultation with co-presenters, funding, sponsorship and fundraising, budget management, supervising staff and marketing.

TiNA is a unique independent arts festival based in Newcastle, NSW that offers an experimental environment where artists can test and exchange ideas. The position offers the chance to make a significant contribution to artist creative development by creating spaces for artistic collaboration and discovery.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 17th November 2014.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 24 November.

This is a part-time one year contract position (24 hours per week) that will start on 5 January 2015, with a handover (10 hours) available in early December 2014.



  • Festival logistics
  • Festival programming
  • Financial planning and budget management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources management
  • Funding, sponsorship and fundraising
  • Project management


Please see the TINA Executive Producer Job Description 2014 FINAL (word version) or TINA Executive Producer Job Description 2014 FINAL (pdf version) for full key tasks and Selection Criteria.



Please provide the following as a SINGLE document:

  • Your CV/resume (3 pages maximum)
  • A cover letter or statement (3 pages maximum), addressing the selection criteria
  • Contact details for two professional referees.

Forward your complete application to by no later than 5pm, Monday 17th November 2014.

Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

More information about TiNA is available on the Octapod website. You can also check out our TiNA showreel.

For any inquiries, please contact Christina Robberds via or call her on 02 4021 1605.