Expired: MUSEUM CURATOR VACANCY AT LA MOTTE WINE ESTATE

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Deadline

17 August 2018

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Opportunity Description

La Motte Wine Estate in the Franschhoek Valley requires a stylish person with a positive outlook and a thorough knowledge of and affinity for art, culture and historical aspects to join the Marketing Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Welcoming visitors to the La Motte Museum and informing them in an enlightening way about the history/heritage, art, exhibitions and La Motte’s trademarks
  • Maintaining and preserving permanent collections
  • Compiling temporary and rotating exhibitions
  • Managing the Museum regarding visitor reception, budget, security, maintenance, tidiness, etc
  • Formulating and presenting art, culture and historic walks on the estate
  • Liaison with culturally related organisations, art and culture media and associated tourism
    organisations

Applications are awaited from persons who comply with the following:

  • The ability to afford visitors a special “La Motte Experience”
  • Professional appearance and conduct
  • An applicable tertiary qualification
  • Thorough knowledge of art, as well as applicable experience
  • Excellent ability and fluency in Afrikaans and English (a third language will be a recommendation)
  • A passion for art and culture
  • A willingness to work on scheduled Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

A competitive salary in accordance with a candidate’s compliance with the above criteria is offered. Commencement of duties: As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to reach Anél Odendaal at e-mail ao.hr@historicwines.co.za before 9:00 on Friday 17 August 2018.

If no response is received within two weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.