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Reference Number 18491
Position Title Accessible Format Producer (Music Specialist)
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Hours Per Week 19.00
  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Excellent Salary packaging benefits

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Alternate Format Producer to join our team in Sydney, New South Wales. The role will initially be based in Enfield, however in December the role will be based out of Parramatta.


As an Alternate Format Producer at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Transcribe and encode written material into braille, large print, tactile, DAISY or electronic format using appropriate software and/or other means
  • Ensure that all aspects of production achieve a high standard for clients, and meet all standards/key performance indicators set by Vision Australia
  • Ensure all work is produced and completed within agreed timeframes
  • Research and implement alternative software applications relating to music braille transcription


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience with OCR applications Tertiary level or equivalent qualification in Music Theory
  • Basic working knowledge of Unified English Braille
  • Experience with graphics and vector based software
  • Experience with OCR applications
  • Experience with MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand written material and to interpret descriptions of visual and/or graphical material of a technical or specialist nature

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Jane Wegener
Contact Number 0413336685
Closing Date 18/10/2017
Position Description
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