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We are hiring: Chairperson

Applications close:  October 2022

Email your cover letter and resume to

Download the job description here.

Are you looking for a way to use your lived experience of disability and passion for the arts to drive real and lasting change across the community?

As the Chairperson of Access2Arts you will be uniquely placed to guide the strategic direction of an organisation that is achieving outstanding impact in the arts and disability communities.  This valuable opportunity will allow you to translate your passion and experience into real action and change.

Access2Arts is recognised locally, nationally, and internationally as experts in access and inclusion and as thought-leaders in the field of arts and disability.  We address barriers to access in the arts by;

  • Building capacity in d/Deaf and disabled people who want to be involved in the arts.
  • Building the capacity of the broader arts sector to become more inclusive and accessible.

As a thriving organisation experiencing significant growth and seeking to increase our impact, we are searching for a new Chairperson to lead the board and organisation as we embark on our next exciting stage.

The Chairperson will oversee the governance and development of Access2Arts, and is responsible for leading the Board, Chief Executive and Access2Arts team to deliver outstanding outcomes for the South Australian Disability and Arts communities.

The objectives of this position will be achieved by working with the Board and CEO to;

  • articulate and enact the organisation’s values, vision, mission and strategies
  • oversee the organisation’s governance
  • ensure the organisation is legally compliant

In addition, the Chairperson will act as a public voice for the organisation in matters of disability access and inclusion in the arts, supported by the Access2Arts team.

Lived experience of disability and the ability to speak on matters of access and inclusion is essential for this role.  Having established yourself as a proven leader in the arts and/or disability sector will be viewed favourable, as will governance experience supported by qualifications such as AICD, MBA or GLF.

The future of Access2Arts represents a truly rousing challenge to make an impact where counts.  If you would like to be a part of our future, please submit a letter of application, along with your CV to

For a confidential discussion please phone Tass Schmidt 0412 861 586

We are hiring: Arts Administrator

Applications close:  Monday 18 July 2022

Email your cover letter and resume to

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About the role

The Arts Administrator (Office Manager) is a key role in the Access2Arts (A2A) team and is responsible for the delivery of all arts and office administration activities for A2A.  This includes providing support to other staff across the suite of A2A services.

The objectives of this position will be achieved by:

  • Taking a proactive role in coordinating and developing A2A administration and service delivery.
  • Contributing to an outstanding reputation for A2A services through excellent customer service and administration.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of the Access2Arts newsletter, website updates and social media content.
  • Delivering excellent database and data management across multiple systems.
  • Assisting the team with administration support and general clerical duties as requested.
  • Supporting the Chief Executive with grant and funding applications.
  • Achieving specified goals/outcomes in relation to projects as determined from time to time.
  • Working with Deaf and disabled artists and audiences, and arts organisations to support participation in arts and culture.

The ability to contribute as a team player, offer exceptional customer service and well-written, visually branded and accessible communications is critical to success in this role.

This role requires a combination of great organisation and communication skills, alongside attention to detail and the ability to both work collaboratively and deliver high-quality work in a largely self-directed environment.

2022 Grant Writing Workshop

Want to apply for a Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Grant from Arts SA?  Join us for a Grant Workshop so we can help you work through your project.

What:  Grant Writing Workshop

When: 26 April 2022

Time:  3pm – 4.30pm

Where: CBS, Level 10, 147 Pirie Street, Adelaide


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