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We're Hiring - Music Market Venue Technician

The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is hiring for a new position: Music Market Venue Technician. The Venue Technician 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, subject to the terms of the operation agreement.



Primary location: Music Market, Collingwood Yards, Units 2 and B3. 35 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Reporting to: Music Market Manager
Working with: Music Victoria, VMDO and Music Market staff
Position type: 20 hours per week. Fixed-term contract until 31 October 2021. Additional hours if required will be paid at the standard hourly rate.
Base hourly rate: $35.00 per hour, plus superannuation. Equivalent to $69,160 per annum pro rata + superannuation.
Primary skill pool: Technical Event support and delivery (lighting, sound, video, staging) event logistics, operations and event delivery
Secondary skill pool: Operation (lighting, sound, video), and Customer Service
Applications due: 11.59pm AEST, Sunday 8th August, 2021
How to apply:


  • a one-page covering letter,
  • a brief CV including the names and contact details of two professional referees.

Should a candidate have any access requirements or queries, please contact VMDO directly at to discuss how we can support your application.



  1. When after reading through this document and visiting our website, you have further questions about the role, please email VMDO;
  2. Your application should consist of a one-page covering letter, a brief CV, and the names and contact details of two professional referees.
  3. Applications should be sent to by 11.59pm AEST, Sunday 8th August, 2021.
  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.


Photo credit: Jacinta Keefe

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.