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We are recruiting a Head of Campaigns to join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival team.

The Head of Campaigns will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies and campaigns focused on identifying and delivering audiences for Melbourne International Comedy Festival produced ticketed seasons and events. These include individual campaigns for Festival produced international artists (for Festival season and interstate tours), as well as Festival-produced special events, and national and international tours.

Working with the Festival Director, Associate Directors, Producers, Director Festival Marketing & Partnerships and the marketing team, the Head of Campaigns will play a key role in the planning, project management and delivery of marketing campaigns. This includes directing the development of marketing collateral to promote specific Festival produced events, and the end to end delivery of campaigns including above and below the line elements.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one of the world’s biggest and most loved comedy festivals. The Festival sells in excess of 610,000 tickets annually and generates more than $19 million in box office. Aggregate attendance including free performances is over 770,000 people and the live audience numbers are boosted by millions of viewers for the nationally broadcast TV specials.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate marketing enthusiast to play a key role in connecting and engaging audiences with one of Australia’s most loved events!

Download a position description.

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

The 12-month term will be renewed on successful completion of the contract. Salary information is available on request.

Applications close 9am Monday 21 October 2019 and should be addressed to Susan Provan, Festival Director, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, c/o

Enquiries: telephone 03 9245 3700 or email



The Festival's National Publicity team Hatching Communications are on the lookout for a PR Account Manager to join the team. This full time, six-month contract position will commence in December, 2019 and conclude on May 31, 2020. The Account Manager role consists of PR campaign rollout for a number of large-scale events major including the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

For more information download the Position Description.

Applications can be addressed to Sonia Rendigs, Hatching Communications, via email