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Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Deadline: March 2, 2018.

The Playhouse Company, situated in Durban, is looking to fill the position of Arts Manager.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

- Manage all operational activities in support of the execution of the Artistic programme
- Manage all staff-related matters and functions as they pertain to the staff in the Arts department (Recruitment, performance appraisals, disciplinary hearings, and training)
- Budgetary control, reporting and Governance-related matters

The suitable incumbent will need to meet the following minimum criteria in terms of qualifications, skills, competencies and experience;

Qualifications & Experience:
- Be in possession of a Matric;
- A relevant tertiary qualification in the Performing Arts, or an appropriate qualification in music, drama, or dance
- Computer Literacy - MS office at intermediate level
- Five years’ experience in a management position in the field of the performing arts or theatre management;
- Theatre management experience in a related government or public entity will be advantageous

Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent business report writing skills,
- Business aptitude,
- Project management experience,
- Budgeting and forecasting,
- Management/supervisory experience and
- Knowledge of the performing arts.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your detailed CV to Futhi Mbambo, no later than March 2, 2018.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In the event that you are not contacted within three weeks of your application having been submitted, you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful.