Programs and Projects Officer – Redland Art Gallery

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Programs and Projects Officer – Redland Art Gallery

Website Redland City Council

Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast

Permanent Full Time – 36.25 hours per week


$80,253.63 to $85,988.39  Annually  + up to 12% super  


RCC Officers’ Level 4  



A special place


At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.



Your opportunity


Redland City Council is proud to present an exciting opportunity for a Programs and Projects Officer to join a dynamic Creative Arts team based at Redland Art Galleries (RAG). This role is responsible for coordinating public facing programs, events and projects along with overseeing the marketing and communication of RAG exhibitions, programs and events.


Guided by our Values, you will:


  • Design and coordinate the public facing programs and events to meet high standards of service delivery in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate and oversee the production of a range of quality marketing and communication documentation;
  • Lead, monitor and manage staffing which supports the delivery of programs, events and projects to ensure service delivery standards are met; and
  • Provide a high level of customer service, advice and support to a range of internal and external stakeholders.


For full details, take a look at the Position Description.



What you’ll bring


First and foremost, you’ll need to live and breathe our Values, as they are fundamental to the way we go about our work and the relationships we build.


We would love to hear from you or someone you know who:


  • has experience working effectively in the fast-paced environment of an art gallery and the ability to achieve deadlines and complete projects to a high standard.
  • has highly developed knowledge of visual arts, visual arts practice, with an understanding and awareness of First Nations arts and culture, and new media art, in the operations of a public art gallery and collections.
  • has understanding and experience in marketing and communications in a gallery context with the ability to effectively communicate to a range of stakeholders.
  • has experience in collaborating and working positively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve shared outcomes.


Why join us


We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.


Here, you can:


  • Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. You will make an impact in our organisation through the coordination of public facing programs, events and projects to support community Creative Arts interest.
  • Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
  • Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
  • Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.


Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:


  • Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
  • Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break
  • Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance
  • Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen
  • Diverse secondment opportunities for career development
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs and social club
  • Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers


Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.





  • You’ll hold a current C Class Drivers licence.
  • Successful applicants will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
  • To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.


Ready to join us


Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.


To be considered, applicants must submit a:


  • Cover letter (one page); and
  • Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.


RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.



Specific information on the position (200328) can be obtained by contacting Kerryanne Farrer on (07) 3820 8489.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 24/09/2023 .



At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.



Applications will not be accepted from a third party.



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