ACT Project Officer Vacancy

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is seeking to appoint a highly organised, creative and results-oriented Project Officer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for synchronising and providing support to ACT’s grant-making and fundraising functions. The role also requires the incumbent to service programmatic marketing and communication needs as well as assuming responsibility for the hands-on co-ordination and delivery of programme-related events.

Proven skills in the areas of administration, event and logistical co-ordination are an essential requirement for the position.

The ideal candidate will have an arts degree or the equivalent; two to three years of experience in an arts and culture environment; the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as an analytical mindset with problem solving skills. A sound knowledge of the South African arts landscape will also be a key to success.

Submit applications as a single Word document not exceeding five pages in total with the following information: a 300 word letter of motivation, a CV summary and a full CV. Please include the contact details of two referees. E-mail applications with the reference ‘Project Officer 2011’ in the subject line to before Wednesday 10 November 2010.

Please note that this is a fixed-term contract for 12 months commencing on 03 January 2011 and that the position is based in Johannesburg. Do not send any certificates, diplomas or testimonials at this stage. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ACT reserves the right to not make an appointment.

ACT is South Africa’s premier independent arts funding and development agency. For more information go to Account:
Deidre Schoeman
Arts & Culture Trust (ACT)
011 712 8403


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