Marketing & Development Manager


MusicSA invites applications for the role of Marketing & Development Manager. 

Keep reading below to find out more about the role – email contact for enquiries and applications at the bottom of this page.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5PM, Friday 28 June 2024.



MusicSA is the peak body and advocate for the South Australian contemporary music industry. A not-for-profit organisation, MusicSA is committed to promoting, supporting, and developing the local industry by focussing on nurturing careers, creating pathways, developing strategic projects, delivering industry and professional development opportunities, and connecting artists, audiences, venues and businesses.

MusicSA strongly encourages First Nations, culturally diverse, and gender diverse candidates to apply.



Please read the full position description via this link.



The Marketing & Development Manager is responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of marketing, communications and fundraising strategies for MusicSA across core business, projects and events. This includes responsibility for corporate branding, the positioning and profile of MusicSA, implementing bespoke marketing and comms strategies, identifying and cultivating sponsorship and philanthropic partnerships and meeting sponsorship, donor and advertising revenue targets.


The role spans digital and print marketing activity, management of websites, social media and publicity channels, budget and financial responsibility, corporate positioning, and facilitating strong engagement with artists, businesses, venues, stakeholders and audiences. ‘


The role is full-time (FTE1.0) and is offered as an initial 18 (eighteen) month contract.



  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications and/ or media
  • Prior professional experience as a marketing or communications manager or high-level coordinator
  • Demonstrated and comprehensive understanding of marketing and promotions principles, methodologies and trends with experience in developing and delivering successful music, arts, cultural and/ or events campaigns and outcomes
  • Interest in the contemporary music industry and an awareness of marketing and promotions of and for contemporary music, music events and audiences
  • Experience in developing and managing a diverse range of marketing projects, programs and activity in a busy and dynamic environment
  • Outstanding literacy and computing skills, including experience in copywriting and generating creative, digital and graphic content and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of budgeting, revenue and expense control, budget tracking and reporting, and the management of invoicing processes
  • Experience in facilitating positive collaborative partner, stakeholder and industry networks and relationships
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills that fosters cooperation and trust and builds networks and productive relationships
  • Exceptional customer and client service and external-facing interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think creatively to drive efficient outcomes and develop innovative marketing and digital solutions
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and respectful manner in a small team environment
  • Outstanding organisational, time management and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to multi-task and achieve outcomes under pressure and to deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to discuss and resolve differences and issues in a consultative, respectful, and culturally sensitive manner
  • Ability to prioritise and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment



Applications consisting of your Resume and a Cover Letter (max 2 pages) and the names of three current referees should be emailed to [email protected] by 5pm Friday 28 June 2024


Applications submitted via Seek, LinkedIn or other platforms will not be accepted.



If you would like to find out more about either role, please get in touch with us at [email protected]

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