Creative Corner Coordinator – CLOSED

About Creative corner

Creative Corner is a grassroots creative body that has been active across the South West region for the past nine years. This not-for-profit, membership-based organisation represents the professional creative sector, encompassing traditional mediums such as painting, film and photography though to emerging cross-disciplinary arts and the creative tech space.

Over the next three years, Creative Corner will focus our efforts to work both alongside and on behalf of the South West creative sector to ensure it is a growing and sustainable industry across the South West region of WA.

Position Description

Position Title Program Administrator

Basis of Employment  12-month contract –  part time [12 hours/week]

Location Hot desk Arts Margaret River, Margaret River Community Centre, remote working with some travel required

Reports to Creative Corner Board

Salary $450 per week plus expense budget

Conditions 2-month probationary period


This role is substantively funded from an annual grant provided by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River to support the growth of the creative industry sector through the Creative Corner. The role works largely autonomously to coordinate the breadth of program and administration tasks associated with a small not-for profit creative organisation, providing support to the Board to promote the organisation, grow membership, obtain external funding support for projects and coordinate project delivery.


Administrative tasks that relate to communications, website management, project funding and delivery and administration support to the Board. The Coordinator will provide input to the Board into management and strategic issues that have operational impact.

Key Duties

  • Administration, membership management and development
  • Project planning and delivery
  • Funding identification, application and acquittals
  • Communications and promotion

Task List

Administration, membership management and development

  • Email responses
  • Drafting membership communications e.g. monthly newsletter
  • Creating members events
  • Collate, create and share resources and knowledge on the Creative Corner website
  • Drafting and distribute invoices in liaison with Treasurer
  • Board agenda and packs
  • Provide information as required for annual reports, board reports, financial reports, grant applications and acquittals
  • Sponsors and funding bodies communications and meetings including six Local Government areas (Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Capel, Harvey and Colie)

Project planning and delivery

  • Develop project proposals for Board feedback and approval
  • Oversee project and event planning and develop detailed planning schedules to ensure timely delivery
  • Manage logistics, contract management, reporting components, and prepare information packs and project briefs.
  • Attend project meetings as required.
  • Manage project and event budgets, ensuring that all necessary production equipment, materials and staff along with any other expenses are within allocated budget and actual expenditure does not exceed the allocated budget.


  • Identify and source funding opportunities to support the objectives of the organisation in particular operational funding
  • Each grant (where possible) to include an allocation of Coordinator time, office admin and overheads (e.g. art worker fees / project management fees / admin / finance)
  • Consult with the Board prior to submission
  • Liaise with funding bodies and prepare and submit funding applications
  • Track funding expenditure
  • Prepare and submit acquittal reports

Communications and promotion

  • Establish strategic alliances and partnerships and maximise the participation and support of all identified stakeholders.
  • Update website content, reply to contacts, trouble shoot and resolve any issues, write blogs
  • Create and share posts, repost content from other creatives, respond to direct messages
  • Build EDM database
  • Promote the Creative Corner at events
  • Prepare and distribute promotional materials


Essential Criteria

1.Applicants must have 3 years experience in a similar role

2.Experience in effectively working with people, negotiating and collaborating on projects

3.Ability to work autonomously, use initiative, solve problems and be highly self-motivated.

4.Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and competing deadlines – can work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

5.Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people and a commitment to quality service

 Desirable Criteria

1.Working in a not for profit organisation in the creative sector.


If this sounds like you, please send a resume along with no more than 150 words about yourself and why you would be perfect for the role.

Email to:

Application close: 5pm Sunday 10 July