We’re Hiring – Music Market Manager


The Victorian Music Development Office is hiring for a new position: Music Market Manager. The Music Market Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Music Market to ensure its safe and optimal use as the headquarters for the Victorian music industry.



Primary location: Music Market, Collingwood Yards, Units 2 and B3, 35 Johnston St, Collingwood
Reporting to: General Manager VMDO
Managing Staff: Venue Technician, Casual Music Market staff

Working with: Music Victoria, VMDO, casual staff, hirers, residents and stakeholders
Position type: 1 FTE: Full time fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022
Salary: $85,000 per annum, plus superannuation
Primary skill pool: Customer service, event logistics delivery, people management, administration
Secondary skill pool: Policy and procedure expertise, data collation, interpretation, and reporting
Applications due: 11.59pm AEST, Sunday 20th March, 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 maximum two-page covering letter which addresses the capabilities listed in the section ‘the successful candidate will have’, a brief CV, and the names and contact details of two professional referees.
  3. Applications should be sent to info@vmdo.com.au by 11.59pm AEST, Sunday 20th March 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.


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 LGBTIQA+ 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.