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Project Manager

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is searching for an experienced and highly skilled project manager to assist the company in its pathway to a new and improved premises. The ideal candidate will work at an executive level to lead the project – experience in building projects, building management and/or theatre production will be highly advantageous.

The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing the logistics of relocating performance seasons over a 12-month period, and assisting in the short, medium and long term planning of the SPPT premises.

The Project Manager will be expected to work closely with the Executive Producer and Artistic Director ensuring the outcomes we seek are being achieved.


Based in Fremantle, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is a driving force in the puppetry landscape in Australia. Through puppetry we share stories that connect audiences across generations.

Over the course of our 40-year history we have entertained and enriched the lives of more than 2 million audience members in Australia and abroad.

Our annual artistic program includes performances at our home theatre in Fremantle, touring to schools, theatres and festivals across Australia and abroad, puppetry workshops for children and adults, and artists training and development programs and has an annual audience and participant reach of more than 200,000 people.


  • 5+ years project management experience
  • Experience managing building/infrastructure projects or large scale arts projects
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and think strategically
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to deadlines and managing project budgets

Download a full position description here.


To apply send a cover letter (2 pages max) and a current CV with a minimum of two referees to ep@sppt.asn.au by the closing date. The cover letter should address the Selection Criteria as listed above.

Applications close at Midnight on 4 October 2022.

For more information contact: Katie Henebery, Executive Producer 08 9335 5044, ep@sppt.asn.au.


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