26 April 2021


Opportunity Description

Fixed-term Contract

The successful incumbent will lead on relevant projects and provide day-to-day oversight of administrative and operational functions.

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 reporting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required include: the ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments, the ability to coordinate and organise meetings and/or special events, administrative, word processing, and relevant office skills, proven experience in organising resources and establishing priorities, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community, the ability to train assigned staff, knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures, knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing technique, the ability to gather and analyse statistical data and generate reports, as well as demonstrable writing skills.

The role requires: independent coordination of all day-to-day aspects of a specified contract/grant funded programme activity; administrative programme planning, implementation, and monitoring; implementation of effective operational/administrative policies and procedures specific to the achievement of identified objectives; writing, editing, and publication of marketing, promotional, and/or educational materials and integrated reports; day-to-day team interaction with, liaison between, and coordination of a wide range of internal and external constituencies involved in programme activities; assistance with planning, preparation, and management of budgets and expenditures.

Minimum requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Conversant in multiple South African languages
  • Experience in Arts Management/Administration
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Passion and commitment to the development of the cultural sector
  • Excellent work ethic and great project management skills
  • Willing to travel
  • Able to work effectively in remote settings

How to Apply

Submit applications including a letter of motivation, an updated CV and contactable references to recruitment@basa.co.za before 12h00, 26 April 2021. Quote Reference: BSAHR2101 in the subject line.