We’re hiring! An exciting opportunity to join Polyglot Theatre.

An exciting opportunity to join Polyglot Theatre as our Administration & Operations Coordinator.


Polyglot Theatre is Australia’s leading creator of interactive and participatory theatre for children and families. Our distinctive artistic philosophy has placed us at the international forefront of contemporary arts experiences for babies and children up to 12 years.  Based at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne, the Polyglot team comprises ten full and part-time staff, alongside many contract artists, creatives and production staff.  For more information, visit www.polyglot.org.au.


The Administration & Operations Coordinator has an integral role in the smooth running of the company’s office and programs, with a particular focus on facilitating the effective use of our space, systems and assets for staff and artists. This role will suit someone at an early stage in their arts administration career, with a particular flair for refining systems, solving logistical problems and ensuring operations run smoothly.

To succeed in this role, you will have excellent communication skills, a flexible “can do” attitude, enjoy both desk-based and hands-on work, and thrive with a busy and varied workload that spans all of Polyglot’s activities.

This is a 0.4 EFT position (2 days per week) and working conditions are flexible.


  • Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deal confidently with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to self-manage a complex workload using outstanding organisational and time management techniques with meticulous attention to detail.
  • At least two years’ experiences in an arts administration or production role.
  • Strong digital skills, including in Microsoft Office and CRM software (preferable Salesforce).
  • Driver’s license.
  • Working with Children Check required prior to commencing employment.

We are a child safe and equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply.


Click HERE to obtain the full position description and application requirements for this role. Applications close 10am on Friday 25 January. Interviews will be conducted in the week commencing 28 January. For enquiries, please contact General Manager Kath Fyffe on 03 9826 3301 or kath@polyglot.org.au