We’re Hiring – Music Business Manager


The Victorian Music Development Office is looking for a passionate and highly motivated business professional for the role of Music Business Manager. This unique role will be challenged with creating and delivering programs that grow the prosperity of the Victorian music industry, in line with the VMDO’s strategic plan.

It’s an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional self-starter with an in-depth knowledge of the contemporary music industry and a proven track record of project conceptualisation, delivery and evaluation.



Primary location: Collingwood Yards, Units 2 and B3, 35 Johnston St, Collingwood
Reporting to: VMDO General Manager
Working with: Music Victoria, VMDO and Music Market staff
Position type: 1.0 FTE. Fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022 with a three-month probation period
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 per annum pro-rata + superannuation (depending on experience)
Applications due: 5.00pm AEST, Wednesday 6th April 2022



  1. When after reading through this document and visiting our website, you have further questions about the role, please email VMDO; info@vmdo.com.au.
  2. Your application should consist of a one-page covering letter, your response to the Selection Criteria, addressing “Essential Skills And Experience” including examples, and a brief CV including the names and contact details of two professional referees.
  3. Applications should be sent to info@vmdo.com.au by 5.00pm AEST, Wednesday 6th April 2022.
  4. After the close of applications, shortlisting and interviews will take place. You will be notified by email if you are successful in progressing through to the interview stage.

Should a candidate have any access needs or queries, please contact the VMDO directly at info@vmdo.com.au to discuss how we can support your application.


Music Victoria and the VMDO acknowledge the rich contributions made by people from a variety of backgrounds to the Victorian contemporary music scene and our broader arts and culture. We are an equal opportunity employer who aim to have a diverse group of people working with us, and we strongly encourage applications by First Nations people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTQIA+ community.

We understand the needs of people with family and cultural obligations – providing a flexible working week, and part-time positions. Our philosophy is based on generosity, empathy, and a commitment to deep work satisfaction for employees. We know that this is repaid in retaining committed, passionate staff.