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AFAI vacancies for 2014 - apply now until 12 January.
December 19th, 2013, at 9:28 am | Posted by Mari

AFAI is looking for a strong, young and dynamic team to be based in Cape Town, for its 2014 projects and programmes.

 

The African Arts Institute is looking for a strong, young and dynamic team for its 2014 programmes to be based in Cape Town. We are now accepting applications for the following positions: 

Communications Manager

Projects Manager

Help Desk Co-ordinator

Junior Researchers x 2

Junior Project Managers x 2

Interns x 2

DESCRIPTIONS

Communications Manager

Social Media skills; Website management skills; Experience in compiling and distributing a newsletter; Graphic design skills; Excellent English writing skills; 5 years communications experience; Database management skills; Computer skills (excel etc)

Projects Manager

Multi-tasker; Excellent project management skills; Organised and efficient; Good communicator; Excellent computer skills (excel, database management, photoshop, adobe); 5+ years project management experience in the cultural sector; French skills would be an added advantage

Help Desk Co-ordinator

Multi-tasker; Good communications skills; Excellent computer skills; Good telephone etiquette; Some knowledge of migrant labour issues; Database management skills; Project management skills

Researchers (Jnr)

Experience in cultural research; Masters/PHD level; Excellent research skills; Excellent writing skills; Ability to analyse, synthesise and collate information; 

Project Managers (Jnr)

Ability to learn fast; Attention to detail; Database management; Project management skills; Some experience in managing a cultural project/programme; French skills an advantage; New media skills (editing video suite, adobe photoshop) an advantage

Intern

Fast learner; Takes initiative; Excellent Eng and French skills; Able to work in a team

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION TO info@afai.org.za by deadline 12 January 2014. Shortlisted candidates will be notified the week of 20 January 2014.

2 page Curriculum Vitae

Motivation Letter

2 x reference letter

AFRICAN ARTS INSTITUTE PROJECTS OVERVIEW

FOCUS AREA 1: CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

Training

Cultural Leadership Courses / Cultural Entrepreneurship Courses / Train-the-trainer courses / IT and the Arts courses / Language residencies / Mentorship programmes / Cultural Policy development / training

Research

Culture and development research papers / Seminar series / Publications / Database development

Help Desk for Artists

Tools, tips and advice for artists / Legal advice as a foreign worker / CV development / Market access and opportunities / Networking platform

FOCUS AREA 2: MARKET DEVELOPMENT

Building regional markets

Grant support for participation of African artists in 6 South African festivals / Monthly events series (film, literature, visual arts, lectures, dance and cultural tourism) / African Arts Campus

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