Merryn works with arts organisations of all shapes and sizes, anywhere in Australia, in marketing planning, marketing strategy development, audience development, audience research, ticketing evaluation, program planning, business planning, strategy, business development and governance.
Her experience includes arts venue management and community cultural programs for local government, senior marketing roles with large organisations, and consulting in marketing, research and audience development for a wide range of organisations nationally including visual arts, crafts and design, festivals, regional performing arts centres, art galleries, major performing arts companies, dance and commercial arts organisations. She was Marketing Manager for the Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) 2004-2008, and held senior marketing roles with Melbourne Theatre Company (2001-2004) and Sydney Symphony Orchestra (1987-1993). She has also worked with the Australia Council on national marketing projects, and as marketing mentor with regional performing arts organisations and indigenous arts organisations.
Originally trained as a musician (Bachelor of Music, University of Melbourne), she is also a graduate of the Master of Business Administration program at Melbourne Business School.
Based in Melbourne, Merryn is happy to travel for clients anywhere in Australia and New Zealand.
CONTACT email: merryn[at]merryncarter.com.au phone: +61 (0)414 766 173