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Centre for Stories

We’re hiring! Join the Centre for Stories team!

We are seeking an energetic and skilled Research Officer to join the team and assist with our upcoming project.

March 22, 2022

Centre for Stories is in a period of growth and it is an exciting time to be part of our team. We are seeking an energetic and skilled research officer to develop the Western Australian (WA) Stories Research and Development Project. The findings from this Project will inform the Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries’ (DLGSC) funding plan for the WA Bicentennial in 2029, which will seek to showcase diverse stories and make them available to the wider public. Currently, this is a part-time position prorated to three days per week based at the Centre for Stories in Northbridge.

As Research Officer you will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely with a small team of dedicated, dynamic and multi-skilled people who include writers, producers, festival curators and story trainers.

The Research Officer’s duties will include researching and identifying potential works that tell ‘WA Stories’ and providing recommendations for suitable programs or partnership delivery models to inform one-off and multi-year ‘WA Stories’ funding programs.

As well as this, other key duties include:

Selection Criteria



We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage application from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse, or living with disability.

Salary: $69,500 (pro rata)

Days/Hours: 0.6 FTE (3 days a week)

Conditions of Employment

How to Apply

Please read and follow instructions carefully.

This position is open to Australian citizens and residents with permission to work full-time in Australia. Your application must include the following:

  1. Cover letter addressed to Caroline Wood.
  2. Attachment addressing the selection criteria.
  3. Copy of your CV including the names and contact details of two referees.

Please email your application to

For enquiries about the position, contact Caroline Wood at


Closing date for applications is at 5pm (AWST) on Monday, 4 April 2021.

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