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Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) has been awarded the tender to produce the 5th edition of the SOCreative Hubs Summit 2022 and an impactful new cultural producers leadership development programme, supported by the British Council Cultural Economy programme and partnered by Common Purpose South Africa.
Basa vacancies

If your skills and experience match one of the three roles outlined below, we’d like to chat to you about joining our team:

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Associate curator: SOCreative Hubs Summit 2022

Fixed-term contract

The successful incumbent will be required to work collaboratively with the curatorial panel and project manager for the cultural producers programme and SOCreative Hubs Summit, to develop a variety of content across print, online (with specific focus on social media), radio and TV. Responsibilities include involvement in programmatic planning, researching and developing content, presentations and materials, pitching, producing and events coordination.

Preferred skills and experience:
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification
  • Proven work experience of at least three years as a curator and/or content manager/director
  • Experience in cultural production
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in blogging or web copywriting
  • Research skills
  • New media proficiency
  • Analytics interpretation
  • Time management and planning
  • Attention to detail
  • Hands-on experience with MS Office and WordPress would be advantageous

Submit applications including a letter of motivation, an updated CV and contactable references to az.oc.asab@tnemtiurcer before 12h00, 7 January 2021. Quote Reference: BRHR22_01 in the subject line

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Associate producer: Cultural Producers Programme & SOCreative Hubs Summit 2022

Fixed-term contract

The successful incumbent will report directly to the research manager/producer and will be required to work collaboratively with the Research team as well as the broader BASA team to plan, execute and manage various aspects of BASA’s annual programme.

Responsibilities include project administration (scheduling, communications, etc.), researching and developing creative content, coordinating various online and in real life events and contributing to monitoring and evaluation activities.

Preferred skills and experience:
  • Relevant undergraduate qualification
  • Proven work experience of at least two years as a coordinator and/or producer
  • Excellent writing skills
  • New media proficiency
  • Having the skills to use many styles and tones to shift between multiple formats (development, articles, white papers, etc.) with ease.
  • Time management and planning
  • Attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Research skills
  • Adaptability

Submit applications including a letter of motivation, an updated CV and contactable references to az.oc.asab@tnemtiurcer before 12h00, 7 January 2021. Quote Reference: BRHR22_02 in the subject line.

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Research assistant: BASA Research & Grants

Fixed-term contract

The successful incumbent will assist with relevant projects and provide day-to-day support of administrative and operational functions within the Research and Grants portfolio.

Duties and responsibilities will typically include assisting with grant planning and administration, financial, budgetary and/or other associated transactions, programme implementation and administration, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, programmes marketing, and monitoring and evaluation and reporting.

Preferred skills and experience:
  • Recent graduate with research skills
  • Experience in arts administration
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Conversant in multiple South African languages
  • Time management and planning
  • Attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Adaptability

Submit applications including a letter of motivation, an updated CV and contactable references to az.oc.asab@tnemtiurcer before 12h00, 7 January 2021. Quote Reference: BRHR22_03 in the subject line.

For the full job specifications, please visit https://bit.ly/3rXUJO3.

Enquiries may be directed via email to Virginia Nkobi (BASA HR) at moc.htworgecnegreme@nainigriv.

Business and Arts South Africa
Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) is an internationally recognised South African development agency which integrates the Arts into, and contributes to, Corporate's commercial success. With a suite of integrated programmes BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts.

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