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The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is a world-class event that continues to evolve, expand and attract curious audiences and renowned photographic artists from across Australia and internationally to provide a festival that prompts the audience to question, explore, and be changed by art. Now in its 16th year, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale has enriched the cultural landscape of regional Victoria, becoming one of Australia’s pre-eminent arts festivals. BIFB’s mission is to promote, present and support photography as an art form in Australia.

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is committed to inclusion and accessibility for all people. We value diversity and encourage all interested individuals to apply. Please see current opportunities below.


Digital Marketing Assistant

The Digital Marketing Assistant will work with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale team to promote the 2021 Festival according to the approved Marketing Plan. The role reports directly to the General Manager. The primary responsibility is to focus on the event’s online community to build awareness and drive ticket sales.

You will have experience across all areas of social media and content creation, including planning, researching, writing, producing and creating content that drives advocacy, awareness, engagement and fundraising through design, photography and video, website, digital marketing and copywriting. You will have experience with Facebook Business Manager and Google Ads while experience in the not-for-profit sector is highly desirable.

This is a contract position, commencing as soon as possible and concluding in November 2021, from 16 hours per week. The contract may be extended if appropriate. 

Download the full Position Description here.

Applications close Tuesday, 20 April 2021, Midnight AEST, with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 26 April 2021. If you are interested in this role and would like more information or to apply, please email info@ballaratfoto.org with the subject heading DIGITAL MARKETING ASSISTANT.


Festival Volunteer Coordinator

Reporting to the General Manager, applicants will need to demonstrate their experience working in the arts or cultural sector, human resources or customer service management. The candidate we are looking for must be self-motivated, highly organised with strong communication and engagement skills. Candidates with previous experience in management of volunteers would be highly regarded. The Volunteer Coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work.

This role is a part-time contract position with opportunity for flexible hours and manage the responsibilities independently. The festival period runs from 28 August to 24 October 2021 and the role will involve additional contact hours during this time and it will be essential to be based in Ballarat during this period.

Download the full Position Description here.

Applications close Tuesday, 20 April 2021, Midnight AEST, with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 26 April 2021. If you are interested in this role and would like more information or to apply, please email info@ballaratfoto.org with the subject heading VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR.