Work at NERAM

Positions Vacant

Be a part of the NERAM team!

The following positions are currently vacant at the New England Regional Art Museum:

Front of House Co-ordinator

Part-time  3 days/week

Do you have great retail experience, enjoy working with volunteers, organising events and dealing with the general public? 

NERAM is looking for a new Front of House Co-ordinator to be responsible for the Museum Shop as well as venue hire, volunteer, art classes and workshop programs.

NERAM’s Museum Shop is a retail space that showcases the works of artists and designers from around the New England region and Australia as well as specialist gifts, art books, merchandise and toys. The Museum Shop generates revenue to support  the operations of the art museum and provides over 45,000 visitors a year with a special shopping experience  during their visit.

This role ensures that NERAM presents as professional, friendly and inclusive when interacting with the general public and the wider community. The Front of House Co-ordinator works with a small team and a large body of committed and enthusiastic volunteers in one of Armidale’s most significant community facilities and tourism destinations to create a positive visitor experience.

This role is specifically responsible for organising the volunteer program and generating income through the Shop, Function, Venue Hire and Art Classes.

Applications close: Friday 10 November

Position Description:   PD – Front of House Co-ordinator

Information package for applicants: Information for applicants FOH Coordinator


Intern Positions

NERAM recognises the importance of internships in enabling students to gain valuable workplace experience and develop industry-specific abilities in a chosen area. NERAM values the contribution that interns make to the workplace and provides the opportunity for students to develop personally and professionally in a supportive environment.

Preference is given to students who are currently enrolled in a recognised Australian tertiary educational institution.  Students studying the visual arts, arts/museum administration, conservation or an area in which NERAM has an identified expertise will be given priority over other applicants.

NERAM provides a flexible and practical internship program which offers placements in a combination of different areas to provide as broad an experience as possible.  Placements can be negotiated in terms of length and of hours worked.  Areas will include:

  • Visitor experience
  • Marketing
  • Museum of Printing
  • Fundraising/Functions
  • Public Programs
  • Curatorial Research
  • Registration and Collection Management

Basic accommodation in our on-site Artist-in-Residence area, comprising a separate bedroom, bathroom and living area and basic kitchen requirements, is available free to any NERAM intern during the term of their internship.  A small security bond will be required which will be refundable at the end of the internship.

Work Experience Positions

The New England Regional Art Museum offers work experience in a sincere effort to provide a quality, diversified program in which students from a variety of educational disciplines have the opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual work situations within the Museum, in order to develop personal and professional skills for future career development and placement.

Work Experience Information Kit and Application Form