Arts Programme Officer
1 (one) position, 1 year contract - renewable - Jakarta
Purpose of job:
The job holder is responsible for delivering administration support directly to the Arts team. The individual will work with the team, the Indonesian arts sector (taken to include theatre, dance, music, visual arts, architecture, design, fashion, literature, film and creative economy), colleagues in the UK and the british arts sector to effectively administer arts programmes and partnerships.
Context and environment: (e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)
The British Council has a long-standing reputation in Indonesia as a well-respected cultural relations organisation, creating opportunities and building relationships between Indonesia and the UK in the areas of three main Strategic Business Units (SBU); Education and Society, Arts, and English.
The Arts programme encompasses artistic presentation, professional development, policy dialogues, digital engagement, creative education and more. The focus is on the experience of artistic work to enable new ways of connecting with and seeing each other through the arts.
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:
The Programme Officer will administer projects effectively, co-ordinate project suppliers and resources
The programme officer will liaise with colleagues and external partners.
KEY RELATIONSHIPS :
Art form colleagues in UK, colleagues in Education, English, marketing and events, EA Regional arts team, Regional Arts Lead, Country Director.
Government: Ministries of Trade, Culture and Creative Economy, National and Provinical Ministerial contacts, City Governments and Governors
Arts: Directors and Senior staff of arts organisations, arts companies, museum and gallery directors, curators, festival directors, cultural editors,senior staff at professional institutes, arts councils, instititues and universities and leading artists and cultural figures.
Other: Suppliers, Media, Corporate, NGOs, development organisations, suppliers and vendors
Applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be short-listed for interview
Closing date for receipt of applications is by 23:59 UK time on Wednesday 25th May 2016. It is essential that candidates use the application form provided on our website. The British Council does not accept CVs in place of the completed application form and it is unable to respond to telephone enquiries.
The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.