We’re Hiring – VMDO Director


The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is looking for a new leader. We are looking for a passionate, connected and visionary music business professional for the role of VMDO Director.

This unique role will be challenged with recognizing trends, identifying market gaps and opportunities, and ultimately finding solutions to music business problems. Creating and delivering programs that grow the prosperity of the Victorian music industry – now and into the future.

It’s an outstanding and rare opening for an exceptional self-starter with an in-depth knowledge of the contemporary music industry.

You’re probably an early adopter who welcomes the next disruption. You’re someone with an interest in tech, as well as established and developing markets, cross sector and globally.

You will need a proven track record of complex problem solving, project conceptualization, delivery and evaluation.





Primary location: Collingwood Yards, 35 Johnston St Collingwood VIC 3066

Reporting to: Music Victoria CEO

Working with: Music Victoria, VMDO and Music Market staff, and the VMDO Steering Committee

Position type: Very flexible. Up to 1.0 FTE but can be part-time. We can offer a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022.

Salary details: $90,000 – $100,000 per annum pro-rata + superannuation (depending on experience).

Expressions of Interest: No due date. Please send us an email to Express your Interest ASAP, and then follow up with your application to simone@musicvictoria.com.au

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.





When after reading through this document and visiting our website, you have further questions about the role, please email simone@musicvictoria.com.au
Your application should consist of a one-page covering letter, which includes a response to the areas of Expertise and a brief CV including the names and contact details of two professional referees.
Applications should be sent to simone@musicvictoria.com.au. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. If you are planning to apply, please send us an email to Express your Interest ASAP, and then follow up with your application.
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 Simone directly 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.