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We want to work with you to deliver an exceptional Enlighten 2018 experience.

Presented annually across nine nights in March, Enlighten is an innovative and contemporary cultural event presenting a program of high-calibre free and ticketed creative content in the nation’s capital.

As Enlighten enters its eighth successful year, Events ACT is seeking creative and driven Creative Producer for the 2018 event.

The appointed Creative Producer will design and deliver an innovative program of events which inspire and intrigue audiences, encouraging strong event attendance and engagement. Closely working with Events ACT and participating national attractions, the Creative Producer will develop an event offering which reflects the essence and aspirations of Enlighten in 2018 and beyond.

Event Background

Touted as the original Vivid, Enlighten celebrates art, culture, music, performance and innovation.

Hosted in Canberra’s iconic Parliamentary Triangle, the event includes large-scale architectural projections, complemented by a range of interactive performance and installation works.

Enlighten first premiered in Canberra in March 2011. Delivered by the ACT Government Chief Minister, Treasury, Economic Development Directorate’s Events ACT division, Enlighten is an innovative and contemporary cultural event which invites audiences to experience Canberra’s cultural institutions in a new light.

Enlighten 2018 will run over two weekends in March. The event program will feature a series of individual free and ticketed events and activities over the two weekends. Architectural projections will illuminate key national cultural institutions across the nine evenings of the event, linking the two weekends of enhanced activity.

About the role

Providing artistic and creative vision and leadership, the Enlighten Creative Producer will be responsible for initiating, developing and delivering the diverse event program.

The successful candidate will demonstrate innovative, cultural and creative thinking on a local, national and global scale and have demonstrated capacity to develop Enlightens reach and impact as a milestone event on Canberra’s cultural event calendar.

The appointed Creative Producer will work collaboratively and innovatively, reflecting the Enlighten and ACT Government’s values and event growth aspirations. Through their programming and leadership, the Creative Producer will maintain and build Enlighten’s relationships with audiences, national attractions, artists, performers and valued key stakeholders.

How do you apply to be the Enlighten 2018 Creative Producer?

  1. Read the Enlighten 2018 Request for Quote.
  2. Brainstorm what Enlighten 2018 means to you and prepare your quotation.
  3. Provide a written quotation by 5 pm Friday 16 June 2017. This quotation should be emailed to janex.rowe@act.gov.au or delivered to Jane Rowe at the location below:Events ACT Offices
    Plaza Level
    Canberra Nara Centre
    1 Constitution Avenue
    Canberra City

It’s that easy! If you have any questions during the process please email janex.rowe@act.gov.au. We look forward to seeing your responses!