The Program Coordinator works closely with the Program Manager to deliver professional development opportunities for independent artists that reflect the organisation’s strategic vision and service to the sector. This role is responsible for supporting the Program Manager with comprehensive administrative and artistic support which enables the wider team to deliver programs of a high professional standard while meeting the expectations of key stakeholders.

Programs include:

  • Semi-permanent workspace tenancies
  • Performing Arts residency programs
  • Creative retail, public art and digital commissions
  • Artist 2 Artist skills development workshops
  • Community events
  • Interstate and regional exchange

The Programs team facilitate and are informed by the Access and Inclusion Panel and the discipline specific Industry Peer Assessment Panels. Key competencies include administration, communication, reporting and a deep connection to arts practice.

Brand X is an equal opportunity workplace and strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people of colour and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities and people from the LGBTQIA+ community.


The Program Coordinator is a 0.8FTE equivalent position and we are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

About Brand X

Brand X is a not-for-profit registered charity governed by a board of industry peers. It services independent artists with studio space to work and professional development programs focused on resilience and sustainability. It is a uniquely responsive, nimble, and entrepreneurial organisation that aims to address the access to affordable and appropriate space in Sydney for artists to practice their craft. We are committed to forging new opportunities for performing, visual and recording artists by leveraging our relationships with the private and public sectors.

Brand X values include:

  • Grounded: we understand what it takes to create new work and share it with an audience.
  • Entrepreneurial: we understand that creative practice is legitimate work and that for it to be sustainable, it must connect artists to sources of income.
  • Ambitious: we support the independent sector to create experimental and innovative work that has influence and impact.
  • Nimble: we operate an efficient business model and organisational structure that enables us to respond to market conditions and create new opportunities when required.
  • Capacity building: we provide long-term solutions that create stability, offer continuity and position Brand X as a custodian of Sydney’s creative economy.
  • Enabling: we match artists with outcomes. We facilitate results rather than owning or authoring them.

To Apply

Request a Job Description by emailing: james[at]

Applications close 5pm, 14th April 2023