Work with us!

Our vision is of a new thriving generation of arts and cultural leaders who reflect an ever-evolving Australia.

Each year we offer a range of professional development opportunities for artists from the west to help realise this vision:

  • Creating and performing
    Through the Community Youth Theatre program and Sub30 Collective artists from the west are able to practice their craft, explore new creative forms and build their professional network. 
  • Training
    Each year WEYA offers free intensive masterclasses that provide a holistic overview of the industry, delivered by cutting-edge practitioners from a variety of creative and social practices. 
  • Employment 
    WEYA employs artists aged 18-30 from the west as Support Artists to help design and deliver all our programming. Support Artists receive on the job mentorship from our co-Artistic Directors, Lead Artists, and guest artists. 

Current opportunities

Development and marketing manager

WEYA is looking for a new Development and Marketing Manager — a brand new role for the team!

The Development and Marketing Manager will work with WEYA’s Co-CEOs/Artistic Directors and Business Manager to implement the company’s development strategy to work towards a sustainable model. You will also work alongside the Programs Manager to implement a communications strategy to increase awareness of WEYA’s work; attract potential donors, funders and partners; and promote our programs and public events. 

WEYA is a small, dynamic team and as such you will be in direct communication with its Board, funding representatives and other external stakeholders, with the aim to deliver a comprehensive vision of the company and its direction to the wider public. 

We’re looking for someone who has experience in marketing, have excellent written communication skills, and a proven track record in fundraising and grant-writing.  If that sounds like you, check out the full position description here. 

If you’re interested but not sure you meet all the criteria, please contact us to discuss the position — you might be just the person we’re looking for! You can call 03 8658 4052 or email info@westernedge.org.au for more information.

First Nations People and People of Colour are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to penny@westernedge.org.au. 

If you have an opportunity that you would like to share with our community, you can email us at info@westernedge.org.au