Reports to: People & Culture State Manager 
Location of Job: Sydney on Gadigal country 
Appointment type: Permanent Part time (15 hours over 2 to 3 days)

Musica Viva exists to create and support a vibrant chamber music sector which is accessible to people of all backgrounds across Australia. 

We work together to help create an Australia where chamber music thrives and where people of all ages, cultures and communities have access to, and learn to appreciate, the vital role of music in building a stronger, more creative world. 

We are seeking a part-time (15 hours per week across 2 to 3 days) People & Culture Coordinator to join our Musica Viva team in Sydney.  You will have the opportunity to work across a variety of HR activities and disciplines. 

We’re proud of our reputation for having a great work culture and helping to develop some of the most talented arts professionals in our sector. If you’re brimming with enthusiasm about reaching varied and diverse audiences and you’re passionate about live performance and the arts in Australia in general, you’ll love working with us. 

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on people and the desire and ability to assist managers and staff to undertake their work with successful, positive and rewarding outcomes 
  • Previous experience in a HR generalist position. 
  • Knowledge of current HR legislation and standard HR practices and systems 
  • Strong organisational and administration skills 
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products (including Teams and SharePoint) and CRM database programs 
  • Due to the nature of our work and potential for contact with vulnerable people, it is a requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as well as up to date with any recommended booster shots. 

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities: 

  • Experience in the arts or NFP sector. 
  • Tertiary qualifications relating to HR coordination. 
  • Experience in project coordination. 

To apply:  

Send your resume and a letter (maximum 2 pages) introducing yourself and addressing the essential and desirable qualities detailed above to 

Note: In the subject of the email add the following code P&CC22 and your full name. Applications not including this code may not be correctly processed. 

Inquiries regarding the role can be made by contacting People & Culture Manager Jennifer McCleary by email at 

Please include a well-written and appropriately detailed covering letter, as applications lacking appropriate information may not be considered. Please ensure the application is sent straight to our jobs email address with the correct job code quoted in the email subject line. Do not apply via recruitment portals, as your application may not reach us. 

Musica Viva is a family-friendly and flexible employer committed to equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from First Nations people and people from diverse cultural and regional communities.  

We welcome applications from people who identify as having a disability. If at any stage of the recruitment process you require any accommodation due to a disability please let us know. 

Actively recruiting - send us an application today. 


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