Contest Convenor Required

Victorian Bands’ League

CONTEST CONVENOR REQUIRED

The Victorian Bands’ League seeks an enthusiastic, experienced and capable person to undertake the role of Contest Convenor.

The Victorian Bands’ League (VBL) is the peak body for community bands in the state of Victoria.  The League consists of more than 50 brass and concert bands from metropolitan and regional centres and works to assist the promotion of banding in schools and communities.  The VBL collaborates with the Royal South Street Society in the organisation and presentation of the annual Victorian State Band Championships, and works with eisteddfod societies in Bendigo ant Traralgon to produce regional band contests in those areas.  The VBL also organises the Victorian State Solo and Ensemble Championship each year.

The Contest Convenor will attend to all administrative and logistic tasks associated with the Victorian State Band Championships and the Victorian State Solo and Ensemble Championships.  This person will ensure that these events are well organised and presented with the objective of providing a high level of efficiency for the VBL and satisfaction for participants.

The successful candidate will have experience in producing concerts and musical events, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and display an understanding of the context of community-based music making.

This position is offered initially for one year, with the possibility of extension.  An honorarium will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

A Position Description is available here.

Should you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Kevin Cameron (VBL President) on 0419 496894.

Applications should include a cover letter, a statement that addresses the Selection Criteria, and curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees and be addressed to:

The President

Victorian Bands’ League

president@vbl.org.au

Applications close on Friday 8 June 2018.

 Please note – all applicants must declare any convictions of any criminal offences and that all information supplied is accurate and complete.

Contest Convenor Position Description

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