The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) is seeking an experienced and dedicated individual to join our team for immediate start, as the Project Manager for Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP).

Are you our ideal candidate? As the Project Manager for IFP, you will be working closely with the IFP Advisory Board and Manager across an exciting portfolio of physical and digital events and programs throughout the year.

Applicants must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. This is a full time position and location of this position is negotiable (Darwin or Melbourne is preferred but not essential). Working from home options are available.

Who is Indigenous Fashion Projects?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned and governed, Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) collaborates with Indigenous Australians working in textiles and fashion, with a range of development programs, mentoring opportunities and promotional events, including the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA), Country to Couture Runway, Pathways Program, IFP Runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week – and more!

IFP is a program of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), a not-for-profit Indigenous organisation, owned and governed by the 75+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Centres it represents. DAAFF celebrates the rich cultural and artistic diversity of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Centres. DAAFF’s vision is to provide vibrant and exciting platforms for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, design, and culture with a reputation for innovation, diversity and cultural integrity.


Interested applicants should apply via the SEEK link below, or by sending their CV including three referees, and cover letter of interest to recruitment@daaf.com.au by 28 April 2022, COB. 

Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. As an identified Indigenous role, the successful applicant will need to feel comfortable to provide proof of Indigeneity. For any further enquiries please don’t hesitate to contact Dave Giles-Kaye, Indigenous Fashion Projects Manager, at dave@daaf.com.au

Banner Image | Joshua & Shadeene wear pieces from The BOONKAJ collection by Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Country to Couture, Head Stylist – Rhys Ripper, 2021, Photo by James Giles