Two Vacancies: Project Coordinator and AssistantBritish Council
The British Council is expanding its arts programme in South Africa and is looking to recruit two new positions to help deliver this work.
Connect UK ZA Project Coordinator
Grade G (starting salary of R13 681 per month plus 13th cheque)
Connect UK ZA Assistant Project Coordinator
Grade H (starting salary of R7 728 per month plus 13th cheque)
Plus an attractive benefits package including 25 days’ annual leave
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and increase appreciation for the UK’s creative ideas and achievements. We operate in 110 countries and territories worldwide.
Our arts programme lives and breathes the aspiration to inspire to transform lives – to offer creative artists, participants and audiences across the world life-changing and life-enhancing experiences. We believe a direct experience of the arts contributes vitally to the development of society, shared prosperity and mutual attraction which strengthens cultural relations through inspiration that results from:
- The exchange of new and challenging ideas.
- The expression and sharing of emotions.
- The exploration of difficult issues.
- The increased understanding of diversity and other people’s cultures.
- The realisation through exchange of individual creative potential.
These newly created roles will work with the arts team to support the delivery of our arts programmes across South Africa. We are looking for project managers or arts administrators with a passion for the arts and commitment to making things happen. This person will be an excellent communicator and have confidence using digital tools to enhance their work. This person will be a team player and be willing to get stuck in to make projects happen.
The post reports to the South Africa 2014 Programme Director based in Johannesburg and works closely with the British Council team based in South Africa.
You will have: a relevant undergraduate degree, or equivalent professional experience; recent professional experience in the arts sector in South Africa and good project management skills; be comfortable using online tools and engaging in online communities; an understanding of the opportunities for cultural relations through the arts. Candidates must have the right to work in the South Africa at time of applying
A role profile for both positions is available on request.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 29 October.
Please send applications of interest to: Sinethemba.Malunga@britishcouncil.org.za
The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applications from disabled candidates are particularly welcome, as this group is under-represented at this level in the organisation. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).