Marketing Coordinator, Performing Arts – Pedestrian Jobs

Job Status: Full Time, Ongoing

Salary: Base salary of $54,636 per annum, plus 10% superannuation contributions

Position No: SOH1839

Applications Close: Friday 4 March 11:59pm

Role Enquiries:

Technical Enquiries: Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679

An organization where diversity of thought & experience is valued, supported & respected.


At the Sydney Opera House you will be surrounded by supportive and hardworking teams who are filled with passion and creativity. You will be inspired to create value in everything you do and will be provided with opportunities to grow and achieve while making a positive contribution to our community. Our vision for diversity, inclusion and belonging (DI&B) is that the Sydney Opera House – who we are and everything we do – reflects and respects the diversity of the community. Our 2021-23 DI&B Strategy sets out the change we are driving in the lead up to our 50th anniversary in 2023. These commitments work hand in hand with the commitments in our longstanding Reconciliation, Accessibility and Environmental Action Plans.

As a place for the whole community, Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and that you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SOH recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please email us at or call us on 02 9250 7743 and let us know. Adjustments may include but are not limited to; Alternate application methods, interview setup, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, interpreters or other access supports or specific interview availability times and more.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.


The Marketing Coordinator, Performing Arts assists the Campaign Marketing team in the delivery of innovative and effective marketing campaigns for performing arts programming at the Sydney Opera House, concentrating on the genres of Contemporary and Classical Music, Digital Programming, and including marketing support for the annual festival Vivid LIVE. The Campaign Marketing team focus on the delivery of ticket and revenue targets, audience targets, and building brand equity for Sydney Opera House.

This position will ensure effective and efficient support through the provision of administrational work, campaign coordination and delivery across paid, owned and earned channels, content creation, creative development and design rollout, project management and planning.

The position reports directly to the Marketing Manager, Performing Arts and works closely with the internal programming team of Sydney Opera House Presents (SOHP) plus external stakeholders including artistic Resident Companies, artist management and is part of the internal Vivid LIVE festival project team. The Marketing Coordinator is part of the wider Engagement team including Campaigns, Performance Marketing, Creative Studio, Insights and Optimisation, Partnerships and the Communications team.

Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role description.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Marketing, Arts Management, Communication, or Commerce Tertiary qualifications
  • A minimum 2+ years professional experience or major internship experience, preferably in the entertainment / performing arts industries
  • A broad passion for marketing and the performing arts
  • Strong communication (written and oral), copywriting, relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Strong organisational, attention to detail and project management skills
  • High degree of customer focus
  • An ability to work autonomously, and as a member of a team to deliver competing priorities
  • A positive outlook and willingness to learn
  • Excellent skills across digital tools and platforms including Microsoft Office software, social media platforms, website CMS platforms, email platforms and ideally project or online task management platforms


Being Australia’s premier cultural institution, tourism destination & a celebrated community meeting place, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment for all our staff. With values ​​of Safety, Creativity, Excellence, Collaboration & Accountability Your professional life is provided with every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with the Sydney Opera House gives you access to a great range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to a range of internal and external professional development programs and staff engagement initiatives
  • Staff community groups like SOH Pride, First Nations Staff Network, Sustainable Environmental Action Leaders (aka ‘SEALs’) and more.
  • Fitness Passport & complimentary wellbeing programs including pilates, yoga, circuit classes, physiotherapy sessions as well as other wellbeing initiatives
  • Working for an organization with a 5 Star Green Star Performance Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)
  • Working for an organization who has committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • And many more!


Applicants are asked to include the following documents with their applications

  • Up to date resume of no more than five pages
  • Address their suitability in a cover letter of no more than one page

In addition, applicants will be prompted to answer the following two targeted questions in the online application platform.

  1. In this role you will support the Marketing campaigns team by coordinating campaign activity across owned and paid channels, particularly at implementation stage. Please provide an example of how your skills and experience would be relevant for this role.
  2. Please provide an example of an interesting marketing campaign you have seen in market, who you think the target audience is, and what you think the brand is trying to achieve with the campaign.

Applicants are required to create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at Only applicants who apply online and include the requested documentation will be considered for this position, unless otherwise discussed.

The successful candidate will be required to comply with the NSW Public Health Orders and the applicable Sydney Opera House Trust COVID-19 policies relating to safety and vaccination.

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment . The assessment seeks information only relevant to performing the inherent requirements of the job, it remains strictly confidential and applicants will be informed of the result.

Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.

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