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Thursday, February 28, 2019


Deadline: March 7, 2019

The Playhouse Company, situated in Durban, is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Arts Coordinator.

Reporting to the Arts Manager, the successful applicant, will be responsible for the following;

- Coordinating all activities (technical, marketing and publicity) involved in the staging of a full theatrical production

- Oversee the drawing up of budgets for each production and ensuring the adherence to the budgets
- Negotiating fees and contracting Artists timeously
- Ensuring that Artists are paid timeously;
- Reviewing and providing critical feedback on theatrical productions;
- Co-ordinating of all logistical, contractual and administrative issues related to the portfolio;
- Submitting of weekly and monthly reports.

In addition to having a proven track record in the abovementioned functions, the successful applicant will have to be in possession of the following;

- A proven track record in budgeting, administration, planning & organising. A formal qualification will be preferable;
- A relevant qualification in Speech & Drama, Dance or Music, and/or be highly competent in Music Literacy gained through having experience of performing in professional theatrical productions
- A minimum of 3 to 5 years working experience in co-ordinating similar projects/ events in the Performing Arts;
- Advanced level of computer literacy (MS Office);
- Good negotiation skills
- Ability to work independently without constant supervision;
- Attention to detail is imperative.

If you are a hard worker with good Administration and Business Management Skills, good negotiation and interpersonal skills, coupled to being energetic with a commitment to maintaining a high standards of moral and ethical behaviour, please submit your application along with a detailed CV to the HR Assistant, Phumzile Mkhize, at by no later than March 7, 2019.

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