21 June 2021

Opportunity Description

Department: Community Development
Branch: Arts, Culture and Heritage
Designation: Officer (Cultural)
Salary Range: R22 215.52 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Appointment Requirements:

  • Matric plus National Diploma (NQF level 6) plus appropriate 3-year qualification recognized by Council;
  • 1 – 3 years’ minimum experience in the Arts and Culture/Creative Industries; and
  • Must have a driver’s license.

Primary Function: Manage and co-ordinates applications and procedures associated with the identification, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the effectiveness of cultural development programmes, projects, events and cultural industries initiatives that furthers the City’s aims and objectives of creating an economically vibrant arts and cultural industry – thereby ensuring that the City becomes the cultural hub of Africa.

Key Performance Areas: Controls the critical key performance areas and provides input into the broader arts and culture objectives. To facilitate Grand-In Aid to arts related CBO’s and NGO’S. Manage, Design and implement arts and culture programmes including Flagship City Programme such as Annual Carnival, Arts Alive Festival, Africa Month, June 16, Annual Choral Festival. Manage the financial administration of al programmes. Manage and attend to the administrative recording, reporting and recordkeeping requirements/ procedures. Co-ordinates and control tasks/ activities associated with controlling volunteers and external programme partners’ performance, productivity and discipline. Promotes participation and awareness of arts and culture initiatives and developmental programmes in communities. Disseminate information on the immediate and shorter-term objectives and, current developments, problems and constraints.

Leading Competencies: Arts and Culture management and development. Arts and culture programme design. Arts and culture administration. Project management.

Core Competencies: Good communication skills. Written and verbal skills. Computer Literacy.

This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to Indian/White Males and Indian/White Females, COJ Interns including people with disabilities.

Contact Person: Thato Sepuru
Tel No: (011) 407 7198
Workplace: Various Regions

How to Apply

All applications will be through the website using this link:
Community Development (Officer Cultural)