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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Employment Opportunities in Oz Poetry

Australian Poetry Ltd is a new organisation about to be launched in 2011 as a merger between the Australian Poetry Centre based in Melbourne and Poets Union based in NSW.

It will be the peak industry body for poetry in this country with a charter to promote and support Australian poets and poetry locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Australian Poetry will be advertising for a number of positions over the coming weeks. Watch this space for more information.


Australian Poetry is also seeking a NSW State Director to be based in Sydney and work with the National Director in planning and executing the NSW component of the National Program. The State Director should have strong management experience, leadership skills and experience in a similar role for a relevant organisation. This is a part time role in 2011. To apply for this position, please email National Director, Paul Kooperman, at for a position description and selection criteria. Deadline for submissions is Friday November 13th.


Australian Poetry seeks a part time Administration Assistant. The successful applicant will have a track record that demonstrates the ability to maintain financial records, be a strong team player, manage database and record systems and provide administrative support to diverse projects and activities. The position will be 3-4 days a week to be negotiated and located at the National Office based at the Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne, commencing February 2011. Deadline for applications is Friday November 26th 5pm. Email for the full selection criteria outlined in the position description.

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