Image: Rikki Raadsveld. 2020 Creative Recovery Small Grants Program in Northeast Victoria.


RAV is a values-driven, people-first organisation and industry leader with deep respect for the traditional custodians of the lands and waters that sustain us, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We advocate for cultural inclusion, equity and accessibility, and environmental sustainability.   

We believe our employees are our biggest asset and recognise that in order to attract and retain the best people, we need to be a great place to work. We are committed to ensuring our employees are supported to contribute to the wellbeing of themselves, their co-workers, their family, and their community. To do this we offer a number of employee benefits including a warm and welcoming team culture, flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, and confidential access to an Employee Assistance Program to name a few. 

Our staff are located across Victoria from as far as Wadi Wadi to Krowathunkooloong, and back to Dhauwurd Wurrung Country. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people from culturally diverse and/or LGBTQI communities, people with lived experience of disability, people of all ages and from all regions of Victoria to apply to join our team.   

Regional Arts Victoria is a Child Safe Organisation, committed to promoting the cultural safety of all First Nations and culturally and linguistically diverse children and young people; and the safely of children and young people with a disability and those identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or otherwise sexually or gender diverse who participate in our programs as audience members, participants, and creators. All children and young people, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, family or social background, have the right to feel safe and protected from abuse. RAV has a zero tolerance for child abuse.  

Current Opportunities

Regional Manager, Gippsland

We are looking for a Regional Manager, Gippsland, to support and mentor Gippsland’s creative sector, contributing to sustainable careers and region-wide initiatives. The role will also be responsible for:

  • Stewarding and building relationships with region-wide organisations e.g. Regional Development Victoria, Destination Gippsland, Gippsland Regional Partnership.
  • Renewing relationships with Gippsland’s six Local Government Areas – East Gippsland Shire, Wellington Shire, South Gippsland Shire, Baw Baw Shire, Bass Coast Shire, Latrobe City Council. 
  • Mentoring identified individuals and organisations to support peer to peer and sector capacity building. 
  • Develop relationships with First Nations organisations including Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC). 
  • Supporting region-wide creative initiatives and festivals. 
  • Nurturing participation in the creative industries. 

This role is based in Gippsland, Victoria. The successful applicant must be based in, or relocate to, one of the six LGAs in the Gippsland region: East Gippsland Shire, Wellington Shire, South Gippsland Shire, Baw Baw Shire, Bass Coast Shire, Latrobe City Council. The successful applicant will be required to travel throughout Gippsland and occasionally to Melbourne and other areas of Victoria. 

Applications close Monday 22 July

How To Apply 

After finding a suitable opportunity above and reading through the Position Description, if you have further questions about the role, please email the Company Manager at [email protected] with the Subject heading “Recruitment enquiry – [Insert Role] – Your Name”. 

Apply through the link above and include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria (maximum 2 pages of text), a brief CV and the names and contact details of 3 professional referees. 

If you require alternative application formats or assistance with submitting your application, contact us by email: [email protected] or phone 1300 882 531 discuss your needs. 

Late applications will not be accepted. 

Other Opportunities

Regional Arts Victoria encourages high school, TAFE and other students with work experience requirements to seek placements in creative organisations across the state. Please see our Members section to find organisations near you.

Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to accommodate work experience students as our staff work remotely throughout the state.

Regional Arts Victoria encourages volunteers who would like to contribute to the work of creative organisations across the state to reach out to our Members. Almost 200 regional Victorian arts organisations make up our membership. They run arts festivals, music and literary events, galleries and many other creative programs and are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers.

Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to accommodate volunteers at Regional Arts Victoria currently as our staff work remotely throughout the state.

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