Lead Counsel (ACMI Renewal)

VIC - Metro
Closing Date
Sun, 15th September 2019
Position Type
Full Time
VIC - Metro

Situated at the very heart of Melbourne in Federation Square, ACMI explores the rapid evolution and astonishing creativity of the moving image with a vibrant, multilayered program of exhibitions, screenings, installations and commissions, festivals, and public, industry & education programs. ACMI is the most successful museum of its kind in the world. It plays a vital part in establishing Melbourne as a global cultural destination. In 2017/18, ACMI attracted 1.55 million visitors to its Federation Square site, and 454,200 visitors to its national and international exhibition touring program.

We are midway through a visionary $40m redevelopment that will transform the institution, overhauling our permanent exhibition, dramatically improving the visitor experience, integrating cutting-edge technology and expanding our education programs. ACMI’s Fed Square site is planned for re-launch in mid-2020.

We have an exciting role within our Renewal Team for an experienced and pro-active legal professional to join ACMI in this pivotal role supporting the delivery of the ACMI renewal project. The role requires the provision of robust and proactive support to the Deputy CEO providing high level legal and strategic advice on all aspects of ACMI’s Renewal Project. The Lead Counsel (ACMI Renewal) plays an instrumental role in legal risk management, contracting and effective governance of ACMI’s Renewal Program. As such, the priority for the role is legal risk management, direction and oversight of all legal, licensing and contracting aspects of the Renewal Project.

To be a successful contributor in this role you must be legally qualified and able to work collaboratively with a range of colleagues across the organisation and be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, diplomatic, communication and influencing skills. You are likely to have gained your experience in a similar organisation, and have the ability to work to tight deadlines in a high pressure but fun environment.

This hands on role is an opportunity to further your career in a fast paced, innovative and collaborative environment. This Grade 5 role has a commencing salary of $108,726 plus super.

To apply for this great opportunity, click 'Apply Now' (below) and follow the online application process. Applications should provide a 500 word written response outlining their suitability for the role as outlined in the position description and be submitted together with a brief resume.

For further information on this role, please refer to the position description listed on the careers section of our website www.acmi.net.au.

Applications close: Sunday 15th September 2019
Please note interviews will be held week commencing 16th September 2019


Graham Jephcott

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