Careers

Work with one of the world’s leading ballet companies

At The Australian Ballet we strive to maintain a stimulating working environment for our large and varied team of highly trained professionals, which includes dancers, musicians, several artistic teams, medical personnel and expert wardrobe and production staff. As well as our artistic operations, our corporate services teams include finance, human resources, marketing and fundraising teams.

We work together to achieve excellence on and off the stage. We share a common goal and measure of success – extraordinarily vibrant and successful performances that care for tradition but dare to be different.

Current opportunities

Positions vacant

 

Philanthropy Manager
The Australian Ballet is seeking a Philanthropy Manager to lead its annual fundraising program and its activities, working to increase the donor base and secure philanthropic support from individual donors. To discuss the role further please contact Jocelyn Kelty, Director, Richmond Associates Australia Office on (02) 8218 2185 or jkelty@richmond-associates.com Applications close Friday 20th March 2017

Planned Giving Manager - NSW part time
The Australian Ballet is seeking a Planned Giving Manager to be responsible for the marketing and administration of all planned gifts, including bequests, codicils and all other forms of deferred giving for further information please view the job pack 

Please address all applications to Ange Park at jointheteam@australianballet.com.au Applications close Friday 10th March  2017

 

Dancer positions

 

Please submit your CV to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au


 

Orchestra Victoria positions

For more information please view the Orchestra Victoria website. ​

Work experience

Administration 

The Australian Ballet offers five work experience placements in administration to Year 10 school students each year. Students get the opportunity to assist a range of departments at the head office in Melbourne, including company management, customer services, wardrobe, and marketing, as well as observing dancers in rehearsals and class. Due to the popularity of the program, places fill very quickly. 2016, 2017 and 2018 are fully booked. Bookings for the 2019 work experience program will open in January 2018.

Enquiries can be attentioned to the Human Resources team. Please email jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

 

Wardrobe - Production

The Australian Ballet’s wardrobe department caters for secondary and tertiary work-experience placements. There are five one-week placements available per year for Year 10 students. Students should apply during the third term of the year prior to their requested placement. You need to be able to use a domestic sewing machine and be proficient in hand-sewing. Final-year students are given preference, but placements for other year levels can also be arranged, depending on availability. Tertiary students should apply to The Australian Ballet, outlining their course requirements, relevant experience, and why they wish to undertake a placement at The Australian Ballet. 

Enquiries can be attentioned to the Human Resources team. Please email jointheteam@australianballet.com.au

This company deserves to hold its head high as one of the greatest in the world.

Herald Sun