Careers at the NFSA
National Film and Sound Archive Careers
Work with us to help connect Australians with our living memories, tell our stories, and shape our future.
What We Do
The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) chronicles Australia’s rich and diverse national story by collecting, preserving and sharing the cultural experience platforms of our time, audiovisual media. In the digital age, the NFSA is more relevant than ever.
Our collection includes more than 4 million items, such as films, television and radio programs, videos, audio recordings, video games, costumes, props, scripts, photographs, and more. In 2021, items from our collection were viewed more than 121 million times across Australia, making it one of the nation’s most vital and well-used cultural resources.
Working at the NFSA
The NFSA is an enriching, rewarding place to work. We offer our team interesting and fulfilling work gathering, conserving, interpreting and showcasing the remarkable story of the Australian audiovisual experience.
We have approximately 200 employees in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne who specialise in a wide variety of areas, including Conservation, Corporate services, Curatorial, Digital platforms and Information Communication and Technology, Digitisation, Education and Public Programs, Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, Rights and Licensing, and Stores and Logistics.
As well as creating exciting cultural experiences for all Australians, our staff help bring our shared commitment to reconciliation, diversity and inclusion, and environmental sustainability to life.
Bring your love of Australian film, television, radio and video games and your passion for preserving and telling our national story to work at the NFSA!
To see all our current vacancies, visit our job vacancies page.
Diversity and Inclusion
The diversity of our people strengthens our team. The NFSA values, supports and embraces diversity and inclusion. We work hard to foster a workplace culture of belonging and empowerment for all our employees, regardless of class, age, culture, faith, ability, sexual orientation, gender, or parental or caregiving obligations.
We welcome job applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disability are encouraged to apply.
We strive to offer an accessible and supportive workplace for all. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any adjustments before or during the recruitment process.
Job Vacancies at the NFSA
Career opportunities at the NFSA. Join our team and help create the future of Australia’s audiovisual cultural institution.
Internships and Traineeships at the NFSA
The NFSA offers internships for tertiary students and traineeships for First Nations people interested in forging a career in the arts, cultural or creative industries.
Volunteer at the NFSA
Everyone is welcome to volunteer at the National Film and Sound Archive. Find out how you can apply to become an NFSA volunteer.