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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra


With an enviable international reputation for world class performances and a vital role at the heart of the South Australian community, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is one of the nation's most exciting performing arts organisations.

Reporting to the Managing Director and supporting the Board and Sub-Committees, the Company Secretary will ensure that the organisation has high level board governance that is well-founded, transparent, in compliance with all legislative requirements and meets contemporary standards of corporate governance.  Offered on a flexible/negotiated part-time arrangement, core responsibilities will include:

  • reviewing and communicating on any legislative, regulatory, risk and governance developments and amendments that may impact the organisation;
  • ensuring review and development of company policies in line with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • reviewing new contracts and amendments to existing contracts;
  • ensuring necessary registers are kept and maintained;
  • coordinating Board and Sub-Committee meetings;
  • preparation of Board and Sub-Committee papers;
  • minuting of Board meetings and Sub-Committees.

Applications are encouraged from qualified legal professionals with proven experience in managing boards, governance, regulation and compliance. Sound knowledge of accounting practices combined with effective communications and interpersonal skills, demonstrated report writing skills and the ability to provide high level advice to senior decision makers are sought.  Some out of hours work will be required.

An appropriate level remuneration will be offered to secure a calibre candidate who is keen to add value as a trusted advisor within Adelaide’s largest performing arts company. 

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew on (08) 8100 8827.

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