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We are recruiting a Partnership Manager to join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival team.

The Partnership Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of the Festival’s corporate partnerships and contributes to seeking new, and renewing existing, relationships.

In collaboration with the Executive Director and Marketing & Partnership Director, the Partnership Manager assists in developing and implementing strategies and initiatives aimed at securing and maintaining private support for the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival and associated industry development programs – including corporate partnerships, corporate entertaining packages, individual donations and grants from trusts and foundations.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world and one of Australia’s biggest cultural events. The Festival sells in excess of 560,000 tickets annually and generates more than $17 million in box office. Aggregate attendance including free performances is over 760,000, with live audience numbers boosted by millions more for the nationally broadcast TV, radio and online specials.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the growth of one of Australia’s most loved (and most fun!) events.

Download a position description.

Along with a resume, applicants must submit a written statement (maximum two pages) addressing the selection criteria for the position.

Salary information is available on request.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 15 August 2018 and should be addressed to Denise Damianos, Marketing & Partnership Director, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, C/-

Enquiries: telephone 03 9245 3700 or email