Join the team

Heide offers an inspiring, educational and thought-provoking experience of modern and contemporary art, architecture and landscape. We promote integrity, respect and teamwork in our business and as an employer we are committed to providing equal opportunities and a positive work environment.

Employment opportunities

Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer will provide leadership in financial, human resources and facilities management and commercial operations. He or she will be responsible for ensuring that revenue is optimised through streamlined business processes that meet and maintain company financial objectives and audit requirements.

The Chief Operating Officer will work collaboratively with the Director & CEO and the Board to ensure Heide flourishes. Direct reports include staff responsible for finance, payroll, visitor services, facilities and gardens, retail and events.

To learn more about the role and to apply, download the Position Description.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria (no longer than half a page per criterion) and be submitted by 5.00pm on Monday 26 June 2017. Please state Chief Operating Officer in the subject line and email directly to


Heide is seeking a suitably qualified horticultural professional to assist the Head Gardener in the development, care and maintenance of its extensive heritage gardens, sculpture park and grounds. Heide’s Gardener will also participate in various educational and public programs associated with the cultural heritage and history of the site, and the Museum’s collection and exhibitions programs as necessary. The Gardener role operates in a team environment. The role reports to the Head Gardener and also works closely with the Facilities Manager across the site.

To learn more about the role and to apply, download the Position Description.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria of the Position Description (no longer than half a page per criterion) and be submitted by 5.00pm on Friday 7 July to: Please state ‘Gardener Application’ in the subject line.


Internships at Heide provide a valuable insight into the museum. We offer occasional internships in the following areas:

Public Programs
Graphic Design
Marketing & Communications


Our passionate and dedicated team of volunteers play a vital role in the museum.
If you would like be part of our volunteer team click here for more information.

Work experience

Heide currently does not offer work experience placements.
There are other ways you can be involved in the life of the museum, such as an internship or as part of our volunteer program. Please see the above for information on these opportunities and how to apply.

How to Apply

To apply for an advertised position at Heide, please submit your application by close of business on the nominated closing date.

Unless otherwise stated, applications should be sent to

or in writing to:

Human Resources
Heide Museum of Modern Art
7 Templestowe Road
Bulleen VIC 3105

For further enquiries please contact the Human Resources Department on (03) 9850 1500.

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