4 May 2015

Buzzcuts – Melbourne Fringe 2015 Editor Position


Buzzcuts is a program that trains young writers and broadcasters in critical arts reviewing. After running successfully in 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014, the program will again include Melbourne in 2015, with the support of Express Media and Melbourne Fringe.

We’re on the lookout for a new Buzzcuts Editor to coordinate all the reviewers as well as editing and uploading their reviews to our website. Please have a look below for info, and download the Buzzcuts Editor Position Description – Melbourne Fringe.


  • Coordinate a group of volunteer arts reviewers
  • Liaise with our contacts at theMelbourne Fringe
  • Arrange review tickets in coordination with the Melbourne Fringe Box Office Team
  • Ensure the timely delivery of reviews to publication sites
  • Manage the Buzzcuts website as well as edit and upload reviews
  • Contribute to an evaluation report on the project


  • The position is voluntary and may fit quite well with study in project or arts management.
  • The position is for four months from mid-June 2015 to mid-October 2015, requiring a few hours a week for the first three months and then the equivalent of at least one day a week for the remainder. Please note: the position may require some work each day during the Melbourne Fringe 2015 (September 16 to October 4) and some work may be done from home.
  • Applicants should be able to start work from the week beginning June 22, 2015
  • The actual days/hours per week to be negotiated.
  • The intern reports to and is supervised by the Creative Producer.
  • The intern is covered by appropriate insurance while working at Express Media, and is provided with a workstation and a friendly working environment


  • Self motivation: the ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • The ability to manage and support small teams of volunteers
  • Time-management skills: the ability to set and work to deadlines, and to coordinate and manage multiple tasks
  • Superb communications skills, both oral and written
  • Expertise in word processing, email and internet applications and familiarity with spreadsheets
  • An interest in Express Media’s mission and target audience development groups
  • Desirable: Editing and publishing experience
  • Desirable: Web management knowledge and experience, experience with Excel

Applications close 9am Monday, May 25 2015.

Please download the position description here for further details on how to apply.