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Operations Leader

Job details

The Mixit Charitable Trust
3 Sep 2021
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Performing Arts


Mixit is on the search for an awesome Operations Leader.  If you have strong operational and managerial skills and a willingness to be part of a team that works hard to make a meaningful difference to the lives of young people through creativity, this could be you!

This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of the central team behind a vibrant and socially important organisation.

Mixit uses creativity to make a meaningful difference to the lives of young people from former refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our core purpose is to use participation in creative activities as a means to increase socialisation, belonging and personal empowerment. You can see more of what we do at

To succeed in this role you must be a systematic person who pays attention to detail and loves organizational responsibilities and improving systems and processes. You will be connected to the heart of the mahi and will streamline the wrap around support required to keep our ship sailing on.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Leading and implementing Mixit’s operational framework  
  • Managing and strengthening systems and processes
  • Core programme logistics
  • General administration 
  • Facilities management
  • Management of digital and social media platforms 

You will also play an active role in core programme delivery by coordinating and engaging with young people, drivers, guest artists, families and community partners.

Mixit requires someone who is: 

  • Adept with IT and social media platforms
  • Familiar with a range of software programmes
  • Familiar with website and data base management
  • Well-versed with financial management
  • Able to multi-task and time manage
  • A great communicator who has a can-do attitude, together with empathy and enjoyment of being around young people and the arts 
  • Prepared to pitch in with the rest of the team to ensure successful delivery of programmes leading towards robust outcomes.

Familiarity with what it takes to run a community charitable trust is a bonus!

Role details:

·       Hours: 40 hrs per week across Tuesday – Saturday

·       Location: Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson

·       Full driver’s license 

·       Annual Salary range: $65 – 70K (pending experience and skills)

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and CV/any questions through to
Applications close 5pm Friday 3rd September 2021.

Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

23 Aug 2021