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We're hiring - Project Officer

Wed, Aug 09, 2023

Magabala Books is seeking a motivated arts administrator to join our small and dynamic team as Project Officer.

This is an exciting opportunity to support and celebrate the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander storytellers, writers and illustrators from around Australia.

Working under the supervision of the General Manager, the Project Officer provides project and administration support across a range of functions, including awards, scholarships and program delivery, reporting, fundraising, communications, and campaigns. The Project Officer has broad engagement with creators and partners, and enjoys collaborative and creative input, with the opportunity to initiate and develop new projects and partnerships in liaison with the wider team.

About the Role

Project Officer

FTE: Full-time 1 FTE (or part-time 0.8 FTE negotiable)

Location: Rubibi (Broome), must be prepared to live and work in Rubibi (Broome).

Reports to: General Manager

Responsibilities: Coordinate and deliver Magabala’s cultural and creative development programs, including awards, scholarships and special projects, and provide administrative support for fundraising, grants and income-generating activity.

Salary Package: 

Total Package $77,262 (full-time) excluding superannuation, including:



This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position under section 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 - meaning only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

About you

We are looking for a self-motivated arts administrator who will support our busy team with your:

Desirable, not essential:

For more details and key tasks please see: Project Officer Position Description

Applications close:
11:59pm WST, Sunday 3 September 2023


To apply please send us:

  1. a letter of no more than 1 page that tells us why your skills, experience and interest make you the right person for the job, and
  2. your resume/CV, and
  3. 2 referees (at least 1 professional/job referee).

Please email your application to:

We strongly encourage you to call our General Manager, Kate Rendell, to have a chat before applying on (08) 9192 1991, or you can email any queries to