Marketplace Coordinator

Applications close: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 at 11:55 PM

POSITION: Marketplace Coordinator
LOCATION: Adelaide Fringe
START DATE: 2 December 2019 
END DATE: 20 March 2020
REPORTS TO: Marketplace Manager
SALARY: $50,000 - $55,000 per annum (pro rata)

Key to the operation of Adelaide Fringe is its role to support, encourage and nurture registered artists and find new ways to connect them with audiences. The marketplace program, Honey Pot, is instrumental in this process, providing registered artists with opportunities for programming, new commissions, collaborations, professional development and networking. It does this by hosting over 250 leading programmers and presenters from around Australia and the world, to see shows, meet artists, participate in key networking events, and navigate the program for the most unique and progressive contemporary work to present for a future season.

This will include overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations and the smooth running of Honey Pot – including but not limited to: ticketing coordination; negotiating delegates’ travel and accommodation; managing and personalising schedules; assisting with marketplace activities and events; managing relationships with both artists and delegates; and supporting an eclectic mix of VIP guests.

The Marketplace Coordinator will work across a 7 day roster at FringeWORKS - located at the Fringe Club for the period Of Adelaide Fringe which may include nights and weekends.

The Marketplace Coordinator will work within the Program Operations department at Adelaide Fringe assisting with the administration and event management of the marketplace program Honey Pot, and supervised by the Marketplace Manager.

  • Liaise with and support artists and delegates of Honey Pot and World Fringe Congress and the 2020 Adelaide Fringe.
  • In conjunction with the Marketplace Manager, coordinate all elements of the delegates’ participation, from invitations through to detailed and tailored itineraries.
  • Co-ordinate accommodation, flight bookings and airport pickups as required.
  • Co-ordinate the creation and distribution of delegate packs and credentials.
  • Data processing and proofing of the industry booklet: ‘Who’s Coming?’
  • Assisting with the delivery and implementation of the online delegate finder and artist show finder via Adelaide Fringe’s AVR (artist & venue registration) platform.
  • Assist the Marketplace Manager in tailoring a list of works for Honey Pot delegates to match their programming interests and tastes.
  • Work closely with the Marketplace Manager in preparing, editing and proofing all Honey Pot communication materials and online resources.
  • Work in conjunction with the Marketplace Manager and the Artists, Venues & Events team in the organisation, promotion and event management of the Honey Pot Program; including information sessions, professional development seminars, brunches and networking events.
  • Work in conjunction with the Marketplace Manager and FringeTIX Department in the organisation, planning and delivery of Honey Pot delegate ticketing requirements.
  • Work in conjunction with the Marketplace Manager in the organisation, planning and delivery of Honey Pot delegate and artist EDMs and industry program invites via Eventbrite, AVR and Mailchimp.
  • Forge, nurture and maintain relationships with all local, national and international Honey Pot delegates, and artists
  • Track and report key delegate statistics required for acquittals and internal Adelaide Fringe reports to include: delegate registrations, complimentary tickets processed.
  • Observe and follow all Work, Health, and Safety regulations and safe working practices.
  • Undertake projects and activities as directed by the Marketplace Manager or Head Industry and Artist Fund.
  • Whilst this position description is a summary of the job and lists its key tasks, it is not a definitive list of all the tasks to be undertaken. Tasks can vary from time to time at the discretion of your Manager. To deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the employee may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above.
  • An understanding of national / international performing arts touring circuits.
  • Demonstrated experience in event co-ordination, and delegate logistics within a conference or marketplace setting.
  • Exceptional people skills, with the ability to interact, liaise and communicate effectively and easily with a broad range of people in a professional and ethical manner.
  • High-level written and oral communication skills.
  • High-level of computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, database and internet/email software, and the ability to create, update and maintain efficient and effective records management systems.
  • High-level organisational planning, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Collaborative working style with the ability to work with a team and in a hands-on capacity.
  • Previous experience working in a Performing Arts environment is preferable.
  • Must have a C class drivers licence. 

View the full position description via the link below. Submit your cover letter and resume to

For any enquiries regarding the role, please call 08 8100 2000.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 11:55 PM Monday 14 October, 2019.

Position description (842 KB pdf)